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Maurice Gleeson

DNA & Irish expert
|
England

Maurice Gleeson is an international speaker on genetic genealogy & Irish family history. He runs several Surname DNA Projects, works with adoptees, and authors a number of blogs. He has organised the DNA Lectures for "Genetic Genealogy Ireland" in Dublin & Belfast since 2013 and has received several awards for his contributions to the genealogical community.

ABOUT THIS SPEAKER

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Maurice

Maurice Gleeson is Education Ambassador for ISOGG (International Society of Genetic Genealogy), a member of APG (Association of Professional Genealogists), and organiser of Genetic Genealogy Ireland (the annual national conference on DNA & genealogy in Ireland).

He was born in Dublin where he trained as a medical doctor. Having practised as a psychiatrist, pharmaceutical physician, and a part-time actor, he turned his attention to genetic genealogy. Maurice did his first DNA test in 2008 and has never looked back.

Now he is administrator of several Surname DNA Projects, including the Gleason, Spearin, Farrell, & O'Malley Projects. He also works with adoptees and with people of unknown parentage to help them reconnect with their biological family. In association with this work, he has appeared on Irish TV as a consultant for the TV series Adoption Stories.

He authors several blogs (DNA and Family Tree Research, Genetic Genealogy Ireland, and blogs associated with his surname projects) and is a regular contributor to genealogical magazines (Irish Roots, Irish Lives Remembered, British Connections).

His YouTube videos on genetic genealogy are very popular and have won him international recognition (his YouTube channel is called DNA and Family Tree Research).

He has organised the DNA Lectures for "Genetic Genealogy Ireland" in Dublin & Belfast since 2013, and has given talks all over Ireland, the UK, and internationally. He was voted "Genetic Genealogist of the Year 2015” (SurnameDNA Journal) and “Superstar / Rockstar Genealogist, Ireland” in 2016 and 2017 (Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections).

PRESENTATIONS

Talks by

Maurice

Day 1 | Tuesday
9:00 am
Organising and managing your autosomal DNA matches
Livestreamed
Lyceum Theatre
60
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Maurice Gleeson
9:00 am
Organising and managing your autosomal DNA matches
Workshop
9:00 am
Maurice Gleeson
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
60
min
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Lyceum Theatre
Day 2 | Wednesday
2:30 pm
Using DNA to find long lost family
Livestreamed
For adoptees, foundlings, etc.
Sovereign Theatre
60
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Maurice Gleeson
2:30 pm
Using DNA to find long lost family
Workshop
For adoptees, foundlings, etc.
2:30 pm
Maurice Gleeson
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
60
min
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Sovereign Theatre
Day 3 | Thursday
11:30 am
Marrying DNA & Irish research
Livestreamed
Lyceum Theatre
60
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Maurice Gleeson
11:30 am
Marrying DNA & Irish research
Workshop
11:30 am
Maurice Gleeson
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
60
min
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Lyceum Theatre
Day 4 | Friday
10:30 am
How to run and analyse a surname DNA project
Livestreamed
$30 - bookings required (opening in September)
Boardroom
120
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Maurice Gleeson
10:30 am
How to run and analyse a surname DNA project
Workshop
$30 - bookings required (opening in September)
10:30 am
Maurice Gleeson
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
120
min
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Boardroom
Day 4 | Friday
2:30 pm
Finding Grace
Livestreamed
Establishing the Y-DNA signature of the immediate male forbears of Grace O’Malley, the Pirate Queen (1530-1603)
Phoenix Theatre
60
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Maurice Gleeson
2:30 pm
Finding Grace
Workshop
Establishing the Y-DNA signature of the immediate male forbears of Grace O’Malley, the Pirate Queen (1530-1603)
2:30 pm
Maurice Gleeson
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
60
min
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Phoenix Theatre
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