Notice concerning possible redaction of Historic Birth Records

Historic images of births over 100 years been made available on

If you are over 100 years old and you do not wish the image and details of your birth record to be made available on-line, please make a request in writing for the Department to redact the records from

The request in writing setting out the name, date of birth, registration district and contact details should be submitted to:

Arts, Film and Investment Unit
Department of Tourism. Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media
Government Offices, New Road
Killarney, Co. Kerry

or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The request may be made by the individual concerned or a person authorised on their behalf. Please note that the Department may seek additional information to verify the request.