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As we all know, the term "butler" is rooted in tradition and synonymous with top-quality personal service. In creating the unique Genealogy Butler service, The Shelbourne Hotel emphasizes its desire to offer premier service for guests who hope to complete an Irish ancestry search.

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About the Butler

Our Genealogy Butler is one of Ireland's leading accredited genealogists and a member of Accredited Genealogists Ireland (formerly the Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland). For the past six years, she has assisted countless guests unravel the threads of their Irish family history through her professional consultancy service at The Shelbourne Hotel.

For many years, she also served as a consultant genealogist at some of Ireland's national repositories, such as the Genealogical Office, National Library of Ireland and National Archives of Ireland.

Let the Shelbourne Genealogy Butler help you begin tracing your Irish ancestors and uncovering your family history from the comfort and luxury of The Shelbourne Hotel with our special Genealogy package


About the Process

In the course of an hour advisory session, the Genealogy Butler - a qualified, experienced and professional genealogist - will assess the information on your family's Irish emigrants and draw up a practical research plan for tracing your Irish ancestors in Dublin. The Genealogy Butler will also encourage you to enter into the spirit of their ancestor by visiting your Irish homeland to imbibe the culture of the landscape and its people, greatly enhancing your visit.

Book this service easily online once you have confirmed your reservation at The Shelbourne. You will be sent an online assessment form to complete prior to your arrival in Dublin to assist the Genealogy Butler in beginning vital research on your behalf.


Follow the Right Trail

Many who come to Ireland in search of their family history without getting professional advice on how to embark on the Irish genealogical paper trail often leave with disappointment. The Shelbourne Hotel's prime position in the heart of Dublin already provides a head start to those who wish to visit the city's major genealogy repositories.

The Shelbourne's Genealogy Butler ensures that guests who set out on an Irish ancestry search will do so with confidence and a sense of adventure and fun. She also arms guests with the assurance that the paper trail will ultimately lead them to the goose-bump trail that is 'walking in the footsteps of their ancestors.'