"Celtic Roots Across America"

We would like to thank our sponsors, speakers, volunteers, attendees, vendors and venue for helping make the Celtic Connections Conference a huge success!

We are planning the 2018 conference which will take place in early Aug. 2018 in the Greater Boston area!   Details will be posted on this website as they become available so please check often...

Also... we are seeking volunteers for the planning phase of the 2018 conference.    If you are interested in joining this effort, please contact Greg Atkinson (TIARA) and Mary Choppa (TIARA) at info@celtic-connections.org.

The second Celtic Connections Conference was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on August 5-6, 2016.

The Celtic Connections Conference was a joint venture by Irish Genealogical Society International and The Irish Ancestral Research Association to bring together those interested in all aspects of Celtic culture, through genealogy, history, music and literature.

The conference was held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis, MN - Park Place, just outside downtown Minneapolis.  That’s the West End area in St. Louis Park, MN.  The two day event will include 20+ lecturers and presentations by well-known experts.

2016 conference headliners included international experts:

John Grenham

Dr. Bruce Durie

William Roulston

Brian Donovan

Brian Mitchell

and many more!

(To read more about the 2016 presenters, click HERE.)

Watch this space for further updates as they become available.

Our 2016 Sponsors

If you would like to learn more about becoming a sponsor for 2018 or would like to donate to this event, please click HERE for details.

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