• Fianna Guide to Irish Genealogy
<www.rootsweb.com/~fianna/guide/index. html> This site points you to more than 500 guides, ideas and links for researching Irish genealogy.
• Flyleaf Press
• Free Online Irish Genealogy Class
<www.rootsweb.com/~genclass/2o8/gen2o8.htm> The pitfalls of Irish genealogy are unique, and this step-by-step guide can lead you through them and help you look in the right places for the right records.
<www.genuki.org.uk> This site is a must-visit for anyone researching the British Isles. GENUKI maintains a list of records searches, language information, maps, history and more.
• Ireland’s Portal — Genealogy
<www.irelandsportal.com/genealogy/> You’ll find genealogy links to Irish family name sites, professionals, Irish churches, government sites, archives and libraries at this Irish portal.
• Irish Abroad
<www.irishabroad.com> Get all the latest news from the homeland.
• Irish Clans
<pages.prodigy.net/charlie_flynn/irish_clans.html> Get the old clan together, or at least learn about it, if your clan is listed at this site full of information on specific Irish surnames.
• The Irish Family History Foundation
<www.irishroots.net> This resource, which has branches in several Irish counties, charges for a family history report, which includes sorting through baptism, marriage and death records, tombstone inscriptions and census reports for your ancestors.
• Irish Genealogy: Search for Your Roots
<www.goireland.com/genealogy> Search surname databases, marriage records and birth records throughout Ireland, for a fee. You have to select a specific county to search.
• Irish Genealogical Society International
<www.rootsweb.com/~irish/> Records are incredibly comprehensive. Membership is required and includes a starter kit on finding ancestors.
• The Ireland GenWeb Project
<www.rootsweb.com/~irlwgw/> The Ireland GenWeb Project shares the usual surname and map links along with links to tips specific to Irish research.
• The Irish Times
<www.irishtimes.com> This Irish newspaper lets you search its online ancestors database for your last name for free — but you’ll pay to read any details.
• Irish Tourist Board (Bord Failte)
<www.irelandvacations.com> Main office is in Dublin (Baggot Street Bridge, Dublin 4, Ireland), but call the New York branch at (800) 223-6470 and ask for its basic information kit on tracing your ancestors.
• Local Ireland Genealogy
<www.local.ie/genealogy/> With family history-related chats, forums, news and networks, this site can help you get connected as well as hunt down the records of specific counties.
• National Archives of Ireland
<www.nationalarchives.ie> Ever-expanding Web site includes genealogical centers in Ireland, national school rolls, prison records and archival links.
• Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
<proni.nics.gov.uk> This office holds millions of important government records and personal papers produced in Northern Island, and the Web site serves as a great guide to what PRONI offers.
• Researching From Abroad
<www.genuki.org.uk/ab/> When you finally find that link back to the old country, researching can get a little tricky. This page lists links and resources to make long-distance searches easier.
• RootsWeb’s Guide to Irish Research
<www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson21.htm> Easy-to-understand guide to researching Irish and Scottish roots. It also gives a status report on each country’s records.
• Salute to St. Patrick’s Day
<www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/notable/stpatrick.htm> Find fun links to traditional Irish songs, food and dances, plus a genealogy of St. Patrick.
• Sources for Research in Irish Genealogy
<lcweb.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/bib_guid/ireland.html> A bibliography of resources for the Irish genealogist, from the Library of Congress.
• What’s What in Irish Genealogy
<indigo.ie/~gorry/> Sorts through the tangle of genealogical sites on the Web and gives its picks for the best Irish genealogy helpers.
• Erin’s Daughters in America: Irish Immigrant Women in the 19th Century by Hasia R. Diner (Johns Hopkins University Press)
• The Famine Immigrants: Lists of Irish Immigrants Arriving at the Port of New York, 1846-1851 edited by Ira A. Glazier, seven volumes (Genealogical Publishing Co.)
• A Guide to Irish Parish Records (Genealogical Publishing Co.)
• Irish Genealogy: A Record Finder by Donald F. Begley (Heraldic Artists)
• Irish Place Names by Deirdre Flanagan and Laurence Flanagan (Gill and Macmillan)
• Irish Records: Sources for Family and Local History by James G. Ryan (Ancestry)
• Passenger Lists from Ireland by Dominick J. Hackett and Charles M. Early (Clearfield Co.)
• Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy by Brian Mitchell (Genealogical Publishing Co.)
• Tracing Your Irish Ancestors: The Complete Guide by John Grenham (Genealogical Publishing Co.)
ORGANIZATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
• American Irish Historical Society
991 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10028 (212) 288-2263 <www.aihs.org>
• Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland
30 Harlech Crescent Clonskeagh Dublin 14, Ireland <indigo.ie/~apgi/>
• Irish America magazine
Box 200 Congers, NY 10920 <www.irishamerica.com>
• Irish Ancestral Research Association
Dept. W Box 619 Sudbury, MA 01776 <www.tiara.ie>
• Irish Genealogical Foundation
Box 7575, Dept. HPA Kansas City, MO 64116 (816) 454-2410 <www.irishroots.com> Publishes journal of Irish Families.
• Ulster Historical and Genealogical Guild/Ulster Historical Foundation