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Belfast City Hall in Northern Ireland

Northern Irish Research Tour

Research Tour
In Person
June 23 - 30, 2024
Belfast, Northern Ireland
$3650

Have you determined your Scots-Irish origins and are ready to take your research across the pond? Join American Ancestors for our fourth trip to Belfast, Northern Ireland, and delve into the resources at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), Ulster Historical Foundation, and other repositories.

 

Program Includes:

  • Seven-night hotel stay at the Europa Hotel
  • Orientations and tours of repositories
  • Lectures from American Ancestors genealogists
  • One, thirty-minute, pre-tour Zoom consultation with an expert genealogist to help prepare for your research
  • Two, thirty-minute, in-person consultations with expert genealogists during the tour
  • Group meals (opening and closing dinner)
  • Pre-program preparatory webinar and resources

 

Pricing

Participant Type Member Non-Member
Single $3,500 $3,650
Double (per person) $2,995 $3,145
With non-researching guest $3,950 $4,100
Commuter $1,750 $1,900

Member discount automatically applied at check-out when logged in.

Schedule

Sunday, June 23

After 3:00 p.m. Check in at Europa Hotel

4:00–5:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions, Europa Hotel
Your Guide to the Week, NEHGS Staff

5:00–6:00 p.m. Lecture from NEHGS Genealogist

6:30–8:00 p.m. Opening Dinner, Europa Hotel

 

Monday, June 24

9:00 a.m. Gather in lobby to depart for PRONI, coach pick-up

9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Orientation of PRONI, PRONI Staff (Split into two groups)

  • Tour
  • Reader registration

11:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Personal Research and Consultations at PRONI

4:45 p.m. Depart PRONI; coach pickup and return to hotel

 

Tuesday, June 25

9:00 a.m. Gather in lobby to depart for PRONI

9:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Personal Research and Consultations at PRONI

4:45 p.m. Depart PRONI; coach pickup and return to hotel

6:00–7:00 p.m. Lecture from Ulster Historical Foundation Genealogist

 

Wednesday, June 26

9:00 a.m. Depart for PRONI

9:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Personal Research and Consultations at PRONI

4:45 p.m. Depart PRONI; coach pickup and return to hotel

 

Thursday, June 27*

9:00 a.m. Gather in lobby to depart for Ulster Historical Foundation

9:45 a.m. Orientation at Ulster Historical Foundation

11:30 a.m. Personal Research and Consultations at UHF

4:00 p.m. Depart UHF; coach pickup and return to hotel

 

Friday, June 28

9:00 a.m. Gather in lobby to depart for PRONI

9:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Personal Research and Consultations at PRONI

4:45 p.m. Depart PRONI; coach pickup

6:00–8:00 p.m. Closing Dinner, Europa Hotel

 

Saturday, June 29

10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Orientation to the Newspaper collections at Belfast Central Library

10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Belfast Central Library open for research

9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Linen Hall Library, option open for research

Other options (on your own):

  • Bus tour
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Titanic Museum
  • Black cab tour

 

Sunday, June 30

Before 12:00 p.m. Check out of Europa Hotel

 

Schedule subject to change.

Belfast, Northern Ireland

54.594930807646, -5.9266323

Member Pricing

American Ancestors NEHGS members receive $150 discount on all of our research tours. Member discount will be applied to items in your cart at check-out. Be sure you are logged in to see the applied member pricing. If you are not yet a member, join today to waive this surcharge.

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Cancellation Policy

Written cancellations received before March 23, 2023, will be subject to a $100 per person cancellation fee. No refund is possible after this date. Fees are based on group participation. There is no refund for services or portions of the tour not taken, or for participants who do not complete the tour.

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Travel Insurance

We encourage participants to purchase travel insurance tailored to their individual needs to protect against unanticipated disruptions to their plans. NEHGS does not endorse or recommend any travel insurance company, but the following is a partial list of possible agents:

Access America 1-800-284-8300
Travel Insurance Services 1-800-937-1387
Travel Guard Insurance 1-800-826-4919
HTH Worldwide 1-888-243-2358

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