Irish ancestry research help!
crazycatguy · 08/08/2017 00:06
With my grandparents both in their 90s, I started researching my family tree, much of it Glasgow based. Scotland kept centralised records from 1855 onwards so it's been fairly simple until you go beyond that. Scotland's People has been an excellent resource.
The Famine forced most of my ancestors from Ireland to Glasgow, and I've arrived at a dead end as going backwards, I lose them in Ireland. Does Ireland have centralised records? I know NI has them databased but does the Republic?
Imaginosity · 16/08/2017 00:14
Does this website help? www.nationalarchives.ie/genealogy1/introduction-to-genealogy/
JaneJeffer · 16/08/2017 00:49
A lot of Irish records were destroyed by fire but you might find something using the links on this site www.findmypast.ie/irish-census-records. Some parishes may have baptismal, wedding and burial records available.
ElasticFirecracker · 21/11/2017 19:52
This site is free and has civil registration and some church records.
eloisesparkle · 29/12/2017 09:51
There was a civil war in Ireland in 1922 after the War of Independence.
The records were burned in a fire sadly.
Would the National Library hold any records?It might be worth emailing them.
AfterSchoolWorry · 30/12/2017 20:52
Find my past is excellent. 👍
The links above as well as www.census.nationalarchives.ie
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