Tony Hennessy, has been a member of AGI since 2012 having studied genealogy in University College Dublin (1993-94) under the tutelage of Seán Murphy MA. Tony is now a Lecturer on the NUI Diploma in Genealogy at University College Cork and at the University of Limerick Certificate in History of Family & Genealogical Methods. He also has run, since 2010, a successful evening course in genealogy in Waterford City. He specializes in drawing bespoke family trees to commission which have been presented to US Senator Bernie Sanders, Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh, Mayor of Chicago Richard M Daley and many others. He has carried out research on behalf of the PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. He was also involved with the Irish documentary series ‘The Travellers’ in which both he and his family trees featured.

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