Thursday, April 5, 2018

Celtic Connections Conference 2018 in Boston

Press Release:

Registration is now open for the Celtic Connections Conference, “Pathways to our Past”, to be
held on August 10-11 at the Boston Newton Marriott Hotel. This is the 3rd biennial conference co-
sponsored by TIARA (The Irish Ancestral Research Association) and IGSI (the Irish Genealogical
Society International).

An impressive slate of speakers from Ireland, Scotland, England, Canada and the U.S. will present
lectures about Irish, Scots-Irish, Scottish and Welsh genealogy, DNA, and culture. You’ll learn about
exciting new ways to discover and interpret your family history and ancestral roots.
The August conference will feature internationally-known genealogists Audrey Collins, Dr. Bruce
Durie, Fiona Fitzsimons, Maurice Gleeson, John Grenham, and Christine Woodcock, along with
Boston-area and national family history experts will introduce you to sources and research
methods. Offerings outside the classroom highlight Celtic traditions in music, storytelling and

Early bird registration is discounted until June 4, 2018. Lodging is available at a special conference
rate at the Boston Newton Marriot Hotel, Newton, MA. The 2014 and 2016 conferences drew
attendees from across the U.S. and Canada and received rave reviews. No other conference offers
this focus on Celtic ancestry and heritage, or such a stellar list of international presenters. Early
registration is advised.

For schedule and program information and registration see:

Contact: Celtic Connections Conference
P.O. Box 66010
Auburndale, MA 02466

Make a week out of your trip to New England for this conference by combining it with the August 14 - 16, 2018 Scots Irish Reunion at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

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