In addition to classroom instruction, a number of trips are offered to sites and locations of significance, including Fota House, the Queenstown Experience in Cobh, and spectacular Killarney with its beautiful mountains and lakes. Optional evening tours to sites of interest in Cork itself will include, ‘the Venice of Ireland,' Blarney Castle and the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale.
Organizers state the course is suitable for genealogy enthusiasts and those wishing to undertake continued professional development in genealogy.
The Summer School Ancestral Connections will be completed by a one-day conference offered by the Cork Archaelogical and Historical Society. Founded in 1891, the society is one of the oldest local interest societies in Ireland.
You can read more in a brief listing at http://www.merrimanresearchandtraining.com/#!ancestral-connections-summer-school-cork/cm4r and a more detailed course description is available in a PDF file at http://goo.gl/VMEzd.