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  • Minister Humphreys launches online genealogy toolkit for schools to help students discover their family history

    Minister Humphreys launches online genealogy toolkit for schools to help students discover their family history The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, is today (Wednesday) launching a new online genealogy toolkit for schools, aimed at encouraging students to trace their roots and explore their family tree.

    The ‘2016 Family History’ website has been created by the National Archives as a legacy project under the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. Minister Humphreys met with students in Muckross College in Donnybrook, who have been trialling the website, to launch this new online resource.

  • Welcome to Family Research 2016

    2016 Family History home2016 Family History is a new, free Irish genealogy education website, brought to you by the National Archives and IrishGenealogy.ie. The site is aimed primarily at secondary school students, but can be used by anyone with Irish ancestors to learn how to use the multiplicity of online sources now available for family history.

    The site is still being tested, and will be formally launched in January 2017. Enter here.

  • Historic Civil Records now available to view on www.irishgenealogy.ie:

    historic civil recordsToday, Heather Humphreys T.D. Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs and Leo Varadkar T.D. Minister for Social Protection officially launched the historic records of Births over 100 years ago, Marriages over 75 years ago and Deaths over 50 years ago of the General Register Office (GRO).

    Further details on what records are now available can be found here.

  • Welcome to www.irishgenealogy.ie

    churchrecordswww.irishgenealogy.ie is a website that allows users the opportunity to search a wide range of record sources in their search of their Irish Ancestry. The website is home to the on-line historic Indexes of the Civil Registers (GRO) of Births, Marriages, Civil Partnerships and Deaths and to Church Records of Baptism, Marriage and Burial from a number of counties.

    The website also operates as a search portal that allows users to search the following record sources as well:

    • 1901/1911 Census records and pre-1901 survivals
    • Census Search Forms from 1841/1851
    • Tithe Applotments
    • Soldier’s Wills
    • Griffith’s Valuations
    • Ireland - Australia Transportation database
    • Military Archives
    • Ellis Island
    • National Photographic Archive from the National Library of Ireland
    • We hope that you enjoy its many features and design.

    www.irishgenealogy.ie is a website operated by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

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Welcome from the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs

I am very pleased to welcome you to irishgenealogy.ie the website dedicated to helping you search for family history records for past generations. The website is now home to the historic records of Births, Marriages and Deaths of the General Register Office. These records join the Indexes to the historic records of Births, Marriages and Deaths that were already available on the website.