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Sunday 20 April 2014

Free adventure through your family history DO you think you might be related to someone famous or infamous?

Could you be connected to a big event in local history? Or do you need to solve a family mystery?

The Genealogy Roadshow is back for a second series on RTÉ Television and you are invited to the making of the show!

Presented by Derek Mooney, the show is coming to University College Cork's Aula Maxima on Saturday, April 13.

The roadshow's crack historical and genealogical team will be in UCC all afternoon eagerly helping people find extraordinary stories in their family, as well as giving free advice on how to track down a family history.

Stories that will be featured include:

Michael Collins' intelligence network inside Dublin Castle

The Story of Cork's own Henry Ford who became a global business icon

Daniel O'Connell's journey through the night for to save innocent men from execution

These fascinating subjects and more will be explored on the day.

There's a new genealogy expert this year too. Susan Chadwick from Offaly will be chasing down the leads and revealing all the answers along with John Grenham and Turtle Bunbury.

Admission is free and all are welcome - but they are asking people who are thinking of attending to get in touch with slots available at 1pm, 2pm or 3pm on the day. You can go along for the whole event or the time of your choice.

Call Seán on 048 308 34046 or 085 235 6977 or e-mail genealogy@bigmountainproductions.com.

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