Ireland – Links

Ireland – Links


for more, see this Irish_Genealogy-BCGS-VPL_handout June-2012
and see the Great Britain and Ireland section for links to other general websites, for example, GENUKI.

National Archives of Ireland:

  • National Archives of Ireland Genealogy Site, searchable databases with   linked images, currently including 1901 and 1911 census records, Tithe Applotment Books from 1823 – 1837, and Soldiers’ Wills 1914 – 1917:

National Library of Ireland Includes Roman Cathoiic Parish Registers on-line:

Tracing your Irish ancestors at The National Archives of the UK, Audrey Collins, podcast:,1DGU8,3BO76U,4O5DD,1

Irish Genealogy, this portal site has been expanded to include searches for a variety of Irish records, including Irish Census 1901, 1911; Griffiths Valuations (1847 to 1864); Tithe Applotment Records – compiled 1823-1837; Soldiers Wills (British Army); Military Archives (1913-1923); National Library of Ireland (catalogued collections including digitised material);
USA Ellis Island (1892-) and Castle Garden (Castle Clinton) Records (1820-1892);  Ireland-Australia Transportation Database;  Women in 20th Century Ireland 1922-1966: 

Roots Ireland, Irish Family History Foundation (I.F.H.F.), databases of Irish genealogical sources from Its county genealogy centre members:

Genealogical Society of Ireland:

Irish Genealogical Research Society, free index to Early Irish Marriages, 1901 Townlands index:

From; free, genealogy records, 17,000+ gravestone photos, history. Dr. Jane Lyons:

Irish Genealogy Blog, Dr. Jane Lyons:

The Genealogy Show, Raidió Corca Baiscinn, County Clare, Ireland. Listen live or to archived radio shows:

Irish Family Research. Free and membership options. Indexes and books, members’ research interests, etc.:

Free Irish Genealogy eBooks, includes books and journals about Ireland and the Irish diaspora. Index by Peter J. Clarke (see also on Facebook):

The Schools’ Collection, Dú – National Folklore Collection. Currently includes folklore compiled by schoolchildren in Ireland, 1930s. Searchable by people (storytellers, teachers, students), topic, place:

Ireland Old News:

“Missing [Irish] Friends” index, Boston Pilot newspaper:

Irish Mariners, index of seamen active in the workforce of the British Merchant Marine from late 1918 -1921:

Time to Remember – Ireland’s World War 1 Veterans. Add the names and details of Irish born serving for any country, WWI:

Ireland Genealogy Project and Project Archives, free, view and/or contribute data – all counties:

Irish Genealogy Toolkit, research guides and info:  Includes a Genealogy Research blog:

Irish Lives Remembered, free downloadable magazine, forums:

Ireland Reaching Out – free – connect with your family’s ancestral Irish parish:

Research Strategies for Scots-Irish Ancestors in Ireland, Arlene Eakle’s Scotch-Irish Blog:

Dialects of Irish:

Emigrant Information – including Famine Years

Irish to Canada, Lucille and Geoff Campey:

In Quarantine, Life and Death on Grosse Île, Canada. Database. Archived pages:

Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine, Irish famine girl orphan database:

Peter Robinson Settlers – Ireland to Upper Canada

Irish Places

South Armagh Genealogy Project. This website has moved or is no more. View the site at the Internet Archive’s WayBack Machine

Craggan History Society, for the ancient Irish Barony of the Upper Fews, in Co Armagh, and that part of the Creggan Parish in County Louth.:

Cork, Past and Present:

Dublin City Library and Archive, Ancient Freemen, graveyard directory, 1908 electoral rolls, electoral lists 1939-40:

An Chabh`ain,  Al Beagan’s “Genealogy Notes” County Cavan:

Limerick’s Life, Sharon Slater:

Limerick City Archives, Digital archives including Mount St Lawrence Burial Ground Registers 1855-2008, Mount St Lawrence New Extension February 1960 to April 2010, Mount St Oliver Burial Ground Registers February 1960 to April 1998. Coming soon – searchable database for Mount St Lawrence Burial Register, 70,000 burials: