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# family-history - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

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.

# family-history - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

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.

# family-history - Saturday 26 May, 2018

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.

# family-history - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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.

# family-history - Sunday 16 October, 2016

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago

We spoke to one Irish man who’s made genealogy his passion.

# family-history - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

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.

# family-history - Saturday 13 June, 2015

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.

# family-history - Saturday 9 August, 2014

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.

# family-history - Thursday 24 January, 2013

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.

# family-history - Monday 19 November, 2012

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.

# family-history - Monday 13 August, 2012

NLI hosts free lunchtime genealogy talks in August

The National Library of Ireland will host a series of free lunchtime talks this month.

# family-history - Sunday 29 January, 2012

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.