Ireland – Links

Ireland – Links

IRISH GENEALOGY 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: http://www.nationalarchives.ie

  • 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: http://www.genealogy.nationalarchives.ie

National Library of Ireland Includes Roman Cathoiic Parish Registers on-line: http://www.nli.ie

Tracing your Irish ancestors at The National Archives of the UK, Audrey Collins, podcast: http://media.nationalarchives.gov.uk/index.php/tracing-your-irish-ancestors-at-the-national-archives/?WT.mc_id=irishmarch2013pod&dm_i=MAN,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: http://www.irishgenealogy.ie 

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

Genealogical Society of Ireland: http://www.familyhistory.ie/index.php/en

Irish Genealogical Research Society, free index to Early Irish Marriages, 1901 Townlands index: http://www.irishancestors.ie

From Ireland.net; free, genealogy records, 17,000+ gravestone photos, history. Dr. Jane Lyons: http://www.from-ireland.net

Irish Genealogy Blog, Dr. Jane Lyons: http://www.from-ireland.net/blog

The Genealogy Show, Raidió Corca Baiscinn, County Clare, Ireland. Listen live or to archived radio shows: http://rcb.ie/shows/thegenealogyradioshow

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

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

The Schools’ Collection, Dúchas.ie – National Folklore Collection. Currently includes folklore compiled by schoolchildren in Ireland, 1930s. Searchable by people (storytellers, teachers, students), topic, place: http://www.duchas.ie/en

Ireland Old News: http://www.irelandoldnews.com/index.html

“Missing [Irish] Friends” index, Boston Pilot newspaper: http://infowanted.bc.edu

Irish Mariners, index of seamen active in the workforce of the British Merchant Marine from late 1918 -1921: http://www.irishmariners.ie

Time to Remember – Ireland’s World War 1 Veterans. Add the names and details of Irish born serving for any country, WWI: http://www.worldwar1veterans.com/#

Ireland Genealogy Project and Project Archives, free, view and/or contribute data – all counties: http://www.igp-web.com

Irish Genealogy Toolkit, research guides and info: http://www.irish-genealogy-toolkit.com/  Includes a Genealogy Research blog: http://irish-genealogy-news.blogspot.ca

Irish Lives Remembered, free downloadable magazine, forums: http://www.irishlivesremembered.ie/home.html#content

Ireland Reaching Out – free – connect with your family’s ancestral Irish parish: http://www.irelandxo.com

Research Strategies for Scots-Irish Ancestors in Ireland, Arlene Eakle’s Scotch-Irish Blog: http://scotsirishblog.arleneeakle.com/2013/03/04/research-strategies-for-scots-irish-ancestors-in-ireland/

Dialects of Irish: http://www.uni-due.de/DI/Dialects.htm

Emigrant Information – including Famine Years

Irish to Canada, Lucille and Geoff Campey: http://www.irishtocanada.com

In Quarantine, Life and Death on Grosse Île, Canada. Database. Archived pages: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/grosse-ile/index-e.html

Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine, Irish famine girl orphan database: http://www.irishfaminememorial.org/en/

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 http://web.archive.org/web/20140128111158/http://creggan.armagh.anglican.org/fifth.html
(Formerly: http://creggan.armagh.anglican.org/fifth.html)

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.: http://www.cregganhistory.co.uk/

Cork, Past and Present: http://www.corkpastandpresent.ie/

Dublin City Library and Archive, Ancient Freemen, graveyard directory, 1908 electoral rolls, electoral lists 1939-40: http://www.dublinheritage.ie

An Chabh`ain,  Al Beagan’s “Genealogy Notes” County Cavan: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~irlcav/cavan.htm

Limerick’s Life, Sharon Slater: http://limerickslife.com

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:   http://www.limerickcity.ie/Archives