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The Genealogical Society of Ireland promotes the study of genealogy, heraldry, social history and related subjects as open access education leisure pursuits available to all and therefore, membership of the Society is open to all adult persons (18 years of age or over) with an interest in these subjects irrespective of their nationality, ethnicity, social background, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, prior-learning, research experience or socio-economic circumstances.

BELFAST 4 - Stormont Photo. A. Feerick 2012

(Pictured above: GSI Members on the steps of Parliament Buildings at Stormont on a recent GSI Day Trip to Belfast where they visited the new Titanic Centre and the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland.)

The Membership Package for 2012/2013 includes the following: Member voting rights; optional second household adult member (18 years of age or over) with voting rights; Membership Certificate; right to use GSI post-nominal; copy of the Annual Journal; monthly newsletter by e-mail; use of the Society’s Archive; monthly meetings/lectures; special prices of up to 50% off selected Society publications; right to register your own assumed Arms or emblems with the Society free of charge; right to have your Club, School or Institutions assumed Arms or emblems registered with the Society free of charge to a maximum of ten registrations; occasional group projects; Members’ internet forum (under construction); genealogical, heraldic and vexillological advice; and the facility to publish your research in the GSI Journal.

Over 50s Barry OConnor Oct. 2010-2

(Pictured above: GSI Board Member, Barry O'Connor, FGSI, assists a visitor to the GSI Stand at the 'Back To Our Past' show with research advice.)

Special Membership concessions on products and services obtained, from time to time, by the Society. The cost of the Annual Subscription for 2012/2013 for Irish and Overseas Members is €40.00, however, concessionary rates at €20.00 are available for persons under 25 years of age and persons attending recognised genealogy courses.

This Membership Packages are applied as and from January 1st each year and are subject to annual review, however, existing Membership Packages shall be honored until their annual renewal date.

NOTE: All Membership Packages fall due for renewal on the anniversary of joining—please check your Membership Certificate for details.

Membership can be obtained or renewed using the secure PayPal facility below or if you prefer, simply download and print the MEMBERSHIP FORM available via the panel to your right or by clicking here and send it along with your cheque for the required amount (see above) to Mr. Billy Saunderson, MGSI, Director of Finance, ‘Suzkar’, Killiney Avenue, Killiney, Co. Dublin, Ireland.

New Members always welcome!

Ordinary Member  

€40.00 per annum

Student Member    

€20.00 per annum

Please note that evidence of age and/or student status may be requested by the Society prior to the confirmation of Student Membership.

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If you wish to join Vexillology Ireland or Heraldry Ireland - please complete the form here and pay by PayPal or Credit Card as follows

The Annual Subscription rates for membership (associate) of Heraldry Ireland and Vexillology Ireland is €20.00 per annum to include a biannual electronic newsletter and the free registration of Arms in respect of Heraldry Ireland and of flags or emblems in respect of Vexillology Ireland. Members of the following organisations are entitled to a 50% reduction in the Annual Subscription to each (i) Genealogical Society of Ireland; (ii) National Maritime Institute of Ireland and (iii) individual members of Clan/Sept Associations registered with Clans of Ireland and, in the case of Vexillology Ireland, individual members of the registered member organisations of FIAV - International Federation of Vexillological Associations

Full: €20.00 

Concession: €10.00