Irish Genealogy

  • People often say that when they start exploring their Irish history, they would love to find some intriguing characters.  Not ...

  • A nice little history lesson for anyone looking for ancestors who emigrated to America. People often just think of Ellis ...

  • For the purposes of government administration in the 1830s, the Poor Law Unions (PLU) were created.  There were a total ...

  • Finding out where your ancestors lived is a important piece of information in your research.  Often people embarking on their ...

  • I am passionate about trying to understand more about our ancestors through our research instead of just finding birth, marriage ...

  • The Back to Our Past event is normally held in the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) in Dublin in September. However, ...

  • For those of you who use Find my Past, the latest update from them is that they have added 15 ...

  • In a recent blog post, I spoke about the Earl Grey Scheme which was an assisted emigration scheme to transport ...

  • The current status of the digitisation of Irish civil registrations of birth, marriages and deaths is outlined in the 3 ...