Welcome from the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

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.

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Update to the Civil Records

Images for Civil Death records from 1871 to 1877 are now available online.Over 15.5 million register records are now available to the public to view and research online on the www.irishgenealogy.ie website. The records now available online include:  Birth register records – 1864 to 1919; Marriage register records – 1845 to 1944 & Death register records – 1871 to 1969

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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 historyThe Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, launched an 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 had been trialling the website, to launch the online resource

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