26 Apr

Exploring our Past: NYG&B Visits Northern Ireland

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 10:30am to Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Belfast, Ireland

The NYG&B is thrilled to announce that we are planning an exclusive guided tour of Belfast and Northern Ireland, April 26 – May 2. This tour includes a group guide for the five-day tour, hotel and breakfast each day, travel to attractions, and museum tickets. You will also have time to explore on your own.

Contact Jen Davis at 212-755-8532 x208 or jdavis@nygbs.org with any questions and to register for the trip. Deadline for registration is February 15, 2020.



Aided by onsite experts and anchored in Belfast, follow in the pathways of your ancestors as we explore and learn through a week of private tours, educational events, and sightseeing. We are fortunate to be partnering with the Ulster Historic Foundation (UHF) on this trip, giving us access to their local knowledge and contacts.


More highlights will be announced soon and details below are subject to change:

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Arrive in Belfast anytime

Welcome Dinner and Introductions

Monday, April 27, 2020

Visit to Titanic Belfast and the Belfast Charitable Society

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Visit and behind-the-scenes tour of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Two options: Travel to the Glens of Antrim and the Giant’s Causeway or visit PRONI with a researcher from the UHF and have time for personal research

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Travel to Armagh and tour St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral and other attractions

Friday, May 1, 2020

Travel to Omagh and West Tyrone – visit local attractions including the Mellon Centre for Migration Studies

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Optional Group Breakfast and departure


Trip pricing begins at $5,095 per person, based on double occupancy, with a 50% deposit required on registration.