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New birth, marriage and death records made available for public to access online
The records cover civil marriages from 1845, births for 1919 and deaths for 1969.
New historical birth, marriage and death registers available online for public to access
These records hold the births for 1917 and 1918, marriages from 1864 to 1869, 1942 and 1943 and deaths for 1967 and 1968.
James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel
The Leinster lock’s great-grandfather was a founding member of the Irish Volunteers and Fianna Fáil.
Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour
Thomas Meldon was one of three men who created the tricolour which flew at Jacob’s factory during the Easter Rising.
DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago
We spoke to one Irish man who’s made genealogy his passion.
Searching for your ancestors is about to get a whole lot easier
The entire collection of Catholic parish register microfilms is available online from today.
Cork's disappeared lanes and alleys have been given new life on Google
They were removed back in the 1920s and 1930s, but now you can find them online.
Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI
Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.
Today is Irish Family History Day
To celebrate, has released 21 million Irish birth, marriage and death records to make it easier for people to research their family tree.
Free genealogy advisory service offered at the National Archives of Ireland
Fill out some names on your family tree with help of some of Ireland’s foremost experts on genealogy.
NLI hosts free lunchtime genealogy talks in August
The National Library of Ireland will host a series of free lunchtime talks this month.
Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy
Researchers say the discovery in the 2,200-year-old mummy is the second oldest known case of prostate cancer.