The following announcement was written by the Council of Irish Genealogical Organisations:
The Presentation of the certificate for CIGO’s 2012 Award for Excellence in Genealogy has been made to the General Register Office of Northern Ireland
The formal presentation of the certificate commemorating GRONI as the sixth (2012) recipient of CIGO’s annual Award for Excellence in Genealogy took place on Thursday, 20th December 2012. On behalf of CIGO, the Award was presented by Northern Ireland's Finance Minister Sammy Wilson to Northern Ireland’s Registrar General, Dr Norman Caven. The event was attended by GRONI staff, a number of representatives of CIGO and other guests representing genealogy from across Northern Ireland.