Welcome to Family Research 2016. This website and workbook has been created by the National Archives of Ireland to help you find your ancestors online. There was a revolution in Ireland 100 years ago in 1916, but there has been another revolution over the past 20 years in family research.
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How to use this website
It has never been so easy to find your ancestors, because so many records containing their details have been put online. This website will guide you through the free online resources that now exist to help you with the exciting search for your forebears, with a workbook, detailed guides to the different kinds of records, case histories and targeted tasks, which are fun as well as helpful.