Claire Bradley, MA is the director of the Irish Department.  She is a professional genealogist, author, speaker, and researcher based in Dublin, Ireland. The record courses for the Irish Department include the records of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. To receive your Certificate in Genealogical Studies-Irish Records you must successfully complete 40 credits: 28 Compulsory credits that include 14 Methodology, 14 Irish, plus 12 Elective credits for the total of 40 credits.