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Irish Family History

Ask About Ireland
Use the link to the Reading Room to explore the contents of Ireland's public libraries, museums and archives. You can access Griffiths Valuation free.The site has good Digital Books section too, which includes a history category.

Genuki: Ireland
Gateway to many national and county resources.

Glasnevin Trust
Dublin area. About 1.5 million records available for Glasnevin Trust cemeteries and crematoria, from 1828 to the present day. Searching is free, but there is a charge to view. Click 'Trace your roots...' link to begin.

Ireland and the First World War
Brings together resources, publications, exhibitions, workshops etc on Ireland in the First world War.

Ireland Reaching Out
By working parish-by-parish across Ireland, Ireland XO seeks to identify members if the Irish Diaspora, wherever they may be found across the world, and invite them to become involved in their place of origin.

Irish Family History Foundation
The coordinating body for a network of county based centres. You can have research carried out for you from the millions of genealogical records the centres have gathered. The centres are now making their records available online.

Irish Genealogical Research Society
Includes details of the society's library in London and links to other sites for Irish family history.

Irish Genealogy
A great starting point to search free a number of key resources such as the indexes to births (over 100 years), marriages (over 75 years) and deaths (over 50 years), Church Records, 1901 and 1911 Censuses and index to wills (1858-1920).

National Archives of Ireland
The National Archives holds a wide variety of records, many of which are relevant to Irish genealogy and local history.

National Archives of Ireland - 1911 Census
All 32 counties on the 1911 Census for Ireland are available online, and the records are free to view, including images.

PRONI: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
PRONI aims to identify, preserve and make available Northern Ireland's unique archival heritage and community memory. Site has searchable online resources.

The National Archives - Early Irish maps from State Papers c.1558 - c.1610
These maps come from the ‘State Papers Ireland’, the main record of government business in the early modern period. The maps were originally bound with papers in a specific map series, SP 64, which runs parallel to the main series of State Papers Ireland in SP 63, among which maps can also be found. You can download these state papers free of charge using the links in the table. The table also shows the original references, and which map extract references the maps are now held under.

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