Irish Genealogy Articles
Genealogy research in Ireland has its challenges, but more and more websites are helping you overcome them. These 11 are the web’s best bets for tracing your Irish ancestors.
Many Irish records have been lost to fire and time, but a crucial group survives: civil registrations. Learn how to find and use these official records of your ancestors’ births, marriages and deaths.
Many Irish records have been lost to fire and time, but a crucial group
survives: civil registrations. Learn about how the Irish Civil Registration system came to be.
Take a look at this map from just before the Great Famine that decimated Ireland's population.
Have you looked in all the usual places for your Irish ancestors? It's time to try something different—like these six overlooked sources for tracing roots in Ireland.
The best resources for finding your Scots-Irish ancestors.
Can DNA testing reveal if a similar surname is connected to your family tree?
Learn how to research Emmet's Rebellion
Follow these six steps to use Griffith's Valuation to your advantage.
Exactly where in Ireland did your ancestors live? We'll tell you the geographic divisions you'll need to know for genealogy research in Irish records.