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 2017

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, 17 January 2017     Irish Round Table

This is your chance to bring your questions and comments about Irish research to some local experts and receive help.

Led by: Carol Hemmersmeier, Kay Weber, and Ken Webb


Tuesday, 25 April 2017    Emigration During the Irish Famine

From 1845–1850, more than two million people left Ireland, about one-fourth of its total population. Learn more about this period in Irish history.

Featured Speaker: Gabrielle Woeltje


Tuesday, 18 July 2017 

Using Sources Abroad to Identify Your Ancestor’s
County of Origin

Did Grandpa forget to mention exactly where in Ireland he came from? Have you exhausted U.S. resources and still no clue? Learn some strategies for locating county of origin in foreign sources.

Featured Speaker: Mike Bridwell


Tuesday, 24 October 2017     Celebrating Celtic Seasons

Imbolc (spring), bealtaine (summer), lughnasadh (autumn), and samhain (winter) are the four Celtic seasons, each of which contains feast days filled with rituals and traditions.

Featured Speaker: Gabrielle Woeltje


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