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#Genealogy

# genealogy - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Another year of Irish birth, marriage and death records are now available to the public online
# Genealogy
# Genealogy

Another year of Irish birth, marriage and death records are now available to the public online

Mar 1st 2022, 4:20 PM 36,818 Views 12 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin TD said the update “will be met with eager anticipation by those carrying out research in genealogy”.

# genealogy - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

New birth, marriage and death records made available for public to access online
# Family History
# Family History

New birth, marriage and death records made available for public to access online

Jan 8th 2020, 11:29 AM 84,872 Views 31 Comments

The records cover civil marriages from 1845, births for 1919 and deaths for 1969.

# genealogy - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

New historical birth, marriage and death registers available online for public to access
# Genealogy
# Genealogy

New historical birth, marriage and death registers available online for public to access

Jun 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 93,035 Views 3 Comments

These records hold the births for 1917 and 1918, marriages from 1864 to 1869, 1942 and 1943 and deaths for 1967 and 1968.

# genealogy - Sunday 16 October, 2016

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago
# Delving Deep
# Delving Deep

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago

Oct 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 33,245 Views 19 Comments

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

# genealogy - Monday 22 August, 2016

'Garda Pulse system' from the 1800s reveal details of Ireland's most famous Victorian crimes
# Criminal Past
# Criminal Past

'Garda Pulse system' from the 1800s reveal details of Ireland's most famous Victorian crimes

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 19,492 Views 39 Comments

The digital archive details crimes such as murder, assaults, theft, and bestiality around the country in the 1800s.

# genealogy - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Experts have delved into Joe Biden's Irish roots - and they go back a while
# Five-eighths Irish
# Five-eighths Irish

Experts have delved into Joe Biden's Irish roots - and they go back a while

Jun 21st 2016, 12:11 PM 31,038 Views 34 Comments

There’s a whole lot of ‘great-great’ and ‘great-great-great’ grandparents in there.

# genealogy - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

10 million Irish parish records are now free to search online
# Family Tree
# Family Tree

10 million Irish parish records are now free to search online

Mar 2nd 2016, 10:33 AM 63,941 Views 21 Comments

The documents show the impact the Great Famine had on Ireland’s population.

# genealogy - Friday 10 July, 2015

Want to trace your Irish family tree? It just got easier...
# Column
# Column

Want to trace your Irish family tree? It just got easier...

Jul 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 6,345 Views 23 Comments

Catholic parish registers – rich resources for those tracing tracing Irish ancestors – are now available for free online.

# genealogy - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Searching for your ancestors is about to get a whole lot easier
# Family Tree
# Family Tree

Searching for your ancestors is about to get a whole lot easier

Jul 8th 2015, 6:05 AM 31,130 Views 18 Comments

The entire collection of Catholic parish register microfilms is available online from today.

# genealogy - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Cork's disappeared lanes and alleys have been given new life on Google
# Family History
# Family History

Cork's disappeared lanes and alleys have been given new life on Google

Jun 13th 2015, 10:45 AM 26,559 Views 10 Comments

They were removed back in the 1920s and 1930s, but now you can find them online.

# genealogy - Friday 6 February, 2015

Kerry made it onto the cover of a National Geographic magazine
# Genealogy
# Genealogy

Kerry made it onto the cover of a National Geographic magazine

Feb 6th 2015, 9:21 PM 23,843 Views 19 Comments

Hollywood actor Andrew McCarthy traced his Irish roots back to Lacca West where he met with distant relatives and basked in their warm hospitality.

# genealogy - Friday 12 September, 2014

President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: "We owe them a debt of gratitude."
# Ancestors
# Ancestors

President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: "We owe them a debt of gratitude."

Sep 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 8,330 Views 60 Comments

The story of Irish emigration is one to be proud of he argued.

# genealogy - Sunday 9 March, 2014

9 people with unexpected Irish ancestry
# Who Do Ya Think You Are
From The Daily Edge
# Who Do Ya Think You Are

9 people with unexpected Irish ancestry

Mar 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 59,659 Views 79 Comments

It’s not just JFK, ya know.

# genealogy - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

US Redditor offering €110 to the person who finds ancestors' Dublin home
# Location Location
From The Daily Edge
# Location Location

US Redditor offering €110 to the person who finds ancestors' Dublin home

Feb 19th 2014, 10:32 AM 23,924 Views 55 Comments

A architecture-themed mystery to work your brain over this morning.

# genealogy - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Website aims to answer questions about our past
# Genealogy
# Genealogy

Website aims to answer questions about our past

Mar 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,037 Views 39 Comments

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will launch www.irishgenealogy.ie later today.

# genealogy - Sunday 20 January, 2013

National Library to hold class to help people trace their family tree
# Genealogy
# Genealogy

National Library to hold class to help people trace their family tree

Jan 20th 2013, 9:15 AM 6,967 Views 8 Comments

Ever wanted to trace your family tree? The National Library of Ireland will be showing people how to do it.

# genealogy - Monday 19 November, 2012

Free genealogy advisory service offered at the National Archives of Ireland
# Family Tree
# Family Tree

Free genealogy advisory service offered at the National Archives of Ireland

Nov 19th 2012, 7:10 AM 8,993 Views 15 Comments

Fill out some names on your family tree with help of some of Ireland’s foremost experts on genealogy.

# genealogy - Friday 24 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
# Heritage
# Heritage

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 24th 2012, 12:59 PM 2,877 Views 1 Comment

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# genealogy - Thursday 23 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
# Heritage
# Heritage

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 23rd 2012, 11:49 AM 2,201 Views 2 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# genealogy - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
# Heritage
# Heritage

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 22nd 2012, 11:45 AM 2,858 Views 0 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# genealogy - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
# Heritage
# Heritage

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 21st 2012, 10:13 AM 3,207 Views 2 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# genealogy - Monday 20 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What's on today?
# Heritage
# Heritage

National Heritage Week: What's on today?

Aug 20th 2012, 10:13 AM 3,410 Views 1 Comment

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# genealogy - Sunday 19 August, 2012

National Heritage Week: What's on today?
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

National Heritage Week: What's on today?

Aug 19th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,993 Views 8 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# genealogy - Saturday 18 August, 2012

National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events

Aug 18th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,632 Views 0 Comments

A record number of events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

# genealogy - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Ancestry website to create 50 jobs in Dublin
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Ancestry website to create 50 jobs in Dublin

Jul 11th 2012, 8:06 AM 4,666 Views 7 Comments

The US company has chosen Ireland as a base for its international operations, which will be expanded over the next two years.

# genealogy - Monday 24 October, 2011

Irish DNA atlas project launched
# Typical Irish
# Typical Irish

Irish DNA atlas project launched

Oct 24th 2011, 1:25 PM 5,436 Views 15 Comments

A new project by the Genealogical Society of Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland aims to explore human genetic variation in the Irish population.

# genealogy - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Rosie O'Donnell uncovers her Kildare roots
# Discovery
# Discovery

Rosie O'Donnell uncovers her Kildare roots

Jul 12th 2011, 2:03 PM 2,406 Views 11 Comments

A trip back into her family’s past for a TV show revealed that the comedian’s great-great-grandfather and family lived in Naas workhouse during the Famine.

# genealogy - Monday 23 May, 2011

# genealogy - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Ireland's archive collections go online
# Archives
# Archives

Ireland's archive collections go online

Mar 3rd 2011, 1:18 PM 5,185 Views 0 Comments

History-sleuths, amateur and professional, are invited to search through wide collection of personal and State archives of cultural, sporting, political and social documents.

# genealogy - Thursday 12 August, 2010

The final fortunes of Irish figures published
# Last Will
From The Daily Edge
# Last Will

The final fortunes of Irish figures published

Aug 12th 2010, 7:45 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

The details of fortunes – or lack thereof – left behind famous Irishmen like Oscar Wilde, Charles Stewart Parnell and Ernest Shackleton are now available online