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East Galway Family History Society
Woodford, Co. Galway
Dog friendly
Family friendly
Rainy days
Free car parking
Visitors to, and from Ireland can contact the East Galway Family History Society to find out about their long-lost ancestors at the Woodford Heritage Centre in County Galway. Staff at the centre offer tailored family research services, provide expert advice and endeavour to connect visitors to their ancestor's townland or parish.

The East Galway Family History Society based in Woodford Village, County Galway have been involved in family history research and heritage activities for over 25 years. They have mapped and documented historical ruins in East Galway, published books and other material, and they have also facilitated family gatherings, seminars, and lectures. Local history publications are for sale at the centre.

The centre provides a genealogical research service to national and international clients whilst promoting tourism, business, and heritage awareness in the area.

For anyone looking for something in nature, Woodford boasts three types of ancient oak forests that still exist today at Derrycrag, Rosturra, and Pollnaknockaun. Visitors to these forests can immerse themselves in their prehistoric beauty, explore deserted moors, calm lakes and rolling hills.

Why we like it
  • Avail of local expertise when researching your family’s East Galway heritage.
  • Purchase unique publications of historical interest to East Galway.
  • Get back to nature and explore the ancient oak forests of Woodford.
Contact details
Barkhill, Bolag, Woodford, Co. Galway, Ireland
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