• Update to the Civil Records

    An additional year of historic Births, Marriages and Deaths (Index entry and register image) are now available to view on the website www.irishgenealogy.ie website. The records now available online include: Birth register records – 1864 to 1923; Marriage register records – 1845 to 1948 & Death register records – 1871* to 1973.

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  • Welcome to www.irishgenealogy.ie

    churchrecords 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 Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports and Media

  • Welcome to Family Research 2016

    2016 Family History home2016 Family History is a  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.

  • Church records available online @ www.irishgenealogy.ie

    This website holds a large searchable volume of pre 20th Century Church records of Baptism, Marriage and Burial that in many instances pre-date the Civil Registration. These include:

    Transcripts of the baptism and marriage records of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kerry to c. 1900, All Roman Catholic baptism, marriage and burial registers for Dublin City, All surviving Church of Ireland baptism, marriage and burial registers for Dublin City,... To search these records directly, please click here.

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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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Welcome from the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media

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.