Daniel Loftus is a genealogist hailing from Cork, Ireland. With an unwavering passion for unravelling ancestral histories, he embarked on his genealogical journey at the tender age of 13, steadily honing his research skills and expanding his family tree. Currently, he works as a researcher for the Irish genealogy company,Genealogy.ie, where he conducts client research. Daniel’s insatiable curiosity and dedication to uncovering hidden narratives led him to undertake an awe-inspiring endeavour known as Project Infant. As the visionary creator and diligent manager of this groundbreaking research project, he aspires to shed light on the enigmatic “mother and baby institutions” that housed unmarried mothers and their children. Through Project Infant, Daniel is actively working to unearth valuable insights that can deepen our understanding of these historical institutions. In addition to his extraordinary contributions to genealogy, Daniel co-founded TheHiddenBranch—an inclusive community that serves as a hub for young genealogists worldwide. This platform enables aspiring researchers to connect, collaborate, and share their passion for unravelling ancestral stories. By fostering a global network of like-minded individuals, Daniel has cultivated an environment where the next generation of genealogists can thrive. Daniel Loftus’s remarkable expertise, coupled with his unyielding dedication to the field, positions him as an indispensable figure in the realm of genealogy. Through his tireless efforts, he continues to inspire and empower others to delve into their family histories, ensuring that the legacies of the past are preserved for generations to come.
Winter Webinar – Daniel Loftus
March 17, 2024 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
On the Record: Looking at Civil Registration in Ireland
In this presentation, we will be: taking a look at civil registration, its history, each type of entry, what they comprise of, techniques to help find the one record you need and how you can utilise information on the entries to help you get further back.