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Next Meeting





Friday February 12, 2016 at 7:30pm


Meeting at Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Room G3. (doors open at 7:00pm... a short business meeting at 7:30pm
will be followed by our speaker)
See the Brandeis University campus map for directions.


TIARA member Pam Holland will present "Finding Cousins Using DNA ?
Tools and Case Studies for Exploring Your Autosomal DNA Matches".

This talk will show you how to explore your matches and use the tools available at the three major DNA testing companies: FamilyTreeDNA, AncestryDNA and 23andMe.  It will focus on practical ways to discover how you are related to your Autosomal DNA Cousins.   Case studies using matches at each testing company will illustrate methods you can use to connect with new cousins who can help you grow your family tree.   This talk assumes you are considering testing or have tested at one of the three DNA testing companies.





Upcoming Speakers





Future meeting programs will be announced as soon as arrangements are completed.





Except July and August, TIARA usually meets either the second Friday evening of every month, or on the following Saturday morning at various locations.

On Friday nights, the meetings will be held at - Room G3 in the Mandel Center for Humanities, on the campus of Brandeis University, 415 South St., Waltham, Massachusetts. ( See the Brandeis University campus map for directions. )

Note that parking is free and handicap parking is available directly in front of the building.   Public Transportation is available via the Brandeis/Roberts "T" stop however the station is approx. 1/2 mile from the meeting facility.   The meetings are free and open to the public, but membership is encouraged.

The programs presented at the meetings vary, but may include general topics such as: how to do genealogical research; Irish history; resources for Irish research in the New England, Dublin, and Belfast area; and how to locate ancestors in Maritime Canada, Northern Ireland, or the Republic of Ireland.  Note that each meeting will begin with a brief TIARA business meeting and announcements of upcoming events that may be of interest to the members.

For information about upcoming programs, write to:
The Irish Ancestral Research Association
2120 Commonwealth Ave.
Auburndale, Massachusetts
02466-1909

To receive meeting announcements by email, send a request to president@tiara.ie.

Meeting Cancellation Notices

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And of course, check TIARA's own web site!

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