Click here for the 2018 I-SIG meeting flyer.

The Irish Special Interest Group (I-SIG) meets four times a year in the Auditorium at St. Louis County Library Headquarters located at 1640 South Lindbergh.

Click here for more information on Irish in St. Louis.

The city of St. Louis also provides some interesting information about Irish immigration to St. Louis. Click here to link to that page.

For details or questions about StLGS Irish-SIG, contact Kay Weber, I-SIG Leader at

Meetings for the StLGS Irish-SIG in 2018

Meetings, sponsored by the St. Louis Genealogical Society and co-sponsored by the St. Louis County Library, are held at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters. Meetings are held from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium on the main floor.


Tuesday, 30 January 2018Irish: The Movers and the Builders
Why and how did the early Irish immigrants come to Missouri? How and where did they live? What did they do? Come learn the answers to these and more questions.

Led by: Carol Hemmersmeier and Kay Weber

Tuesday, 10 April 2018Post-Famine Emigration from Ireland
Surprisingly, the famine years did not see the greatest emigration from Ireland. It was the post-famine years that affected emigration even more.

Featured Speaker: Gabrielle Woeltje

Tuesday, 24 July 2018Irish Research in the U.S.
You have to start here before you can get there. Irish research starts here at home. You’ll want to mine those American records thoroughly.

Led by: Carol Hemmersmeier and Kay Weber

Tuesday, 23 October 2018Griffith’s Valuation
Griffith’s Valuation is a census substitute for landowners and leaseholders during and after the famine. Understanding and using this important resource is essential to Irish research.

Featured Speaker: Mike Bridwell


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