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Ireland: Trace your roots with the aid of a genealogy butler

Meet with an Irish 'genealogy butler' and get help researching your family's roots in Ireland

Meet with Helen Kelly, Ireland's only genealogy butler, during a six-night tour that focuses on learning about your Irish roots. The Sceptre Tour begins with two days in Dublin, where participants have a private meeting with Kelly, who offers the service at Shelbourne Dublin hotel. She prepares an advance research report recommending areas to visit and where to go to do additional research. Accommodations include four nights outside Dublin and use of a rental car to help travelers continue their search.

Dates: January through August, with the exception of July.

Price: Rates start at $1,758 and are based on date of travel. Included are round-trip airfare to Dublin and from Shannon, airport transfer in Dublin, car rental, six nights' lodging, breakfasts and a private genealogy session with Kelly.

Info: Sceptre Tours, (800) 221-0924

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