The Irish Special Interest Group (I-SIG) meets four times a year, but, at least for part of 2021, these meetings will be webinars. As soon as it is safe, we will resume meeting 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 2022

Until further notice, meetings are scheduled via Zoom and preregistration is required to attend the livestreamed meetings. Recordings of the meetings will be online on this page for ninety days after each meeting.

All Irish SIG meetings begin at 7:00 p.m., Central time.


Tuesday, 25 January 2022

“Finding Your Irish Ancestors: My Favorite Websites for Irish Genealogy Research,” by Susan Rogers

Learn about and visit “live” the websites that our speaker Susan Rogers finds most useful for researching both Northern Ireland and Ireland. A case study will show how Susan stitched together information from six different websites to identify her son’s Irish paternal third and fourth great-grandparents.

All Irish SIG meetings are free and open to the public. However, you need a link and a passcode to join the meeting, so it is necessary to preregister.


NOTE: This meeting will NOT be recorded.


To preregister for this meeting, click on the Registration Button below and follow the simple instructions that appear on your screen. Once you have filled in the registration form, an invitation with a link and a passcode to attend the meeting will be sent to the email you provided.


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Tuesday, 2 April 2022

“Irish Heritage in St. Louis,” featuring Gabrielle Woeltje

The Irish have been immigrating to the U.S. for hundreds of years and almost every major city in the country has been influenced by their unique culture and traditions. Learn more about the enduring legacy of the Irish in St. Louis.


Tuesday, 26 July 2022

“Let’s Chat,” featuring the Irish SIG team

Bring some of your research problems to our group. We will explore some methods and tips to help you. Definitely bring some success stories and tell us how you accomplished your research goals.


Tuesday, 25 October 2022

“Placing an Irish Ancestor into StLGS’s First Families,”
featuring Kay Weber

Bernard/Barney/Brian King was an Irish immigrant who came to Missouri as a child with his parents during the infamous potato famine. Careful research led to placing him in St. Louis before the Civil War and recognizing him in the First Families program. You can honor your early ancestors by enrolling them in a lineage society with knowledge of the process.


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