We're counting down the days to Ireland's biggest family history event, Back To Our Past. This year, Findmypast's presence will be bigger and better than ever before, making a visit really worthwhile. The event, now in it's fifth year, takes place at the RDS in Dublin over the weekend of 17-19 October.

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As always, our family history experts will be on hand to offer advice, answer your questions and guide you through using findmypast.ie. As well as that, we'll have some exciting giveaways for visitors to the Findmypast stand that are not to be missed.

Findmypast are also involved in the extensive presentation programme at Back To Our Past. Make sure to drop by to our talks which are happening as follows:

  • Friday 17 October, 12.30pm, Presentation Area 2 - Trace your World War 1 ancestors with Findmypast by Maeve Mullin

  • Friday 17 October, 1.30pm, Presentation Area 1 - More than just names and dates: tracing your family history with Findmypast by Cliona Weldon

  • Saturday 18 October, 3.30pm, Presentation Area 1 - Add some colour to your family tree with Findmypast by Aoife O'Connor

Back To Our Past is an unmissable Irish family history, heritage and culture experience for anyone interested in tracing their roots so be sure to the put the dates in your diary. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter where we'll be giving away free tickets in the lead up. For more information visit www.backtoourpast.com. We look forward to meeting you there.

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