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New birth, marriage and death records made available for public to access online
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New birth, marriage and death records made available for public to access online

Jan 8th 2020, 11:29 AM 83,487 Views 30 Comments

The records cover civil marriages from 1845, births for 1919 and deaths for 1969.

New historical birth, marriage and death registers available online for public to access
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New historical birth, marriage and death registers available online for public to access

Jun 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 92,389 Views 3 Comments

These records hold the births for 1917 and 1918, marriages from 1864 to 1869, 1942 and 1943 and deaths for 1967 and 1968.

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago
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DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago

Oct 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 33,101 Views 19 Comments

We spoke to one Irish man who’s made genealogy his passion.

'Garda Pulse system' from the 1800s reveal details of Ireland's most famous Victorian crimes
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'Garda Pulse system' from the 1800s reveal details of Ireland's most famous Victorian crimes

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 18,994 Views 39 Comments

The digital archive details crimes such as murder, assaults, theft, and bestiality around the country in the 1800s.

Experts have delved into Joe Biden's Irish roots - and they go back a while
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Experts have delved into Joe Biden's Irish roots - and they go back a while

Jun 21st 2016, 12:11 PM 29,386 Views 34 Comments

There’s a whole lot of ‘great-great’ and ‘great-great-great’ grandparents in there.

10 million Irish parish records are now free to search online
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10 million Irish parish records are now free to search online

Mar 2nd 2016, 10:33 AM 62,254 Views 21 Comments

The documents show the impact the Great Famine had on Ireland’s population.

Want to trace your Irish family tree? It just got easier...
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Want to trace your Irish family tree? It just got easier...

Jul 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 6,189 Views 23 Comments

Catholic parish registers – rich resources for those tracing tracing Irish ancestors – are now available for free online.

Searching for your ancestors is about to get a whole lot easier
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Searching for your ancestors is about to get a whole lot easier

Jul 8th 2015, 6:05 AM 31,081 Views 18 Comments

The entire collection of Catholic parish register microfilms is available online from today.

Cork's disappeared lanes and alleys have been given new life on Google
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Cork's disappeared lanes and alleys have been given new life on Google

Jun 13th 2015, 10:45 AM 23,559 Views 10 Comments

They were removed back in the 1920s and 1930s, but now you can find them online.

Kerry made it onto the cover of a National Geographic magazine
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Kerry made it onto the cover of a National Geographic magazine

Feb 6th 2015, 9:21 PM 23,747 Views 19 Comments

Hollywood actor Andrew McCarthy traced his Irish roots back to Lacca West where he met with distant relatives and basked in their warm hospitality.

President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: "We owe them a debt of gratitude."
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President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: "We owe them a debt of gratitude."

Sep 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 8,297 Views 61 Comments

The story of Irish emigration is one to be proud of he argued.

9 people with unexpected Irish ancestry
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9 people with unexpected Irish ancestry

Mar 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 58,805 Views 79 Comments

It’s not just JFK, ya know.

US Redditor offering €110 to the person who finds ancestors' Dublin home
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US Redditor offering €110 to the person who finds ancestors' Dublin home

Feb 19th 2014, 10:32 AM 23,788 Views 55 Comments

A architecture-themed mystery to work your brain over this morning.

Website aims to answer questions about our past
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Website aims to answer questions about our past

Mar 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,021 Views 39 Comments

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will launch www.irishgenealogy.ie later today.

National Library to hold class to help people trace their family tree
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National Library to hold class to help people trace their family tree

Jan 20th 2013, 9:15 AM 6,950 Views 8 Comments

Ever wanted to trace your family tree? The National Library of Ireland will be showing people how to do it.

Free genealogy advisory service offered at the National Archives of Ireland
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Free genealogy advisory service offered at the National Archives of Ireland

Nov 19th 2012, 7:10 AM 8,966 Views 15 Comments

Fill out some names on your family tree with help of some of Ireland’s foremost experts on genealogy.

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
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National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 24th 2012, 12:59 PM 2,859 Views 1 Comment

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
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National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 23rd 2012, 11:49 AM 2,185 Views 2 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
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National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 22nd 2012, 11:45 AM 2,808 Views 0 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

National Heritage Week: What’s on today?
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National Heritage Week: What’s on today?

Aug 21st 2012, 10:13 AM 3,185 Views 2 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

National Heritage Week: What's on today?
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National Heritage Week: What's on today?

Aug 20th 2012, 10:13 AM 3,397 Views 1 Comment

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

National Heritage Week: What's on today?
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National Heritage Week: What's on today?

Aug 19th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,982 Views 8 Comments

A record 1,550 events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events
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National Heritage Week kicks off today with 1,550 events

Aug 18th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,623 Views 0 Comments

A record number of events will take place over the next week to celebrate Ireland’s national heritage.

Ancestry website to create 50 jobs in Dublin
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Ancestry website to create 50 jobs in Dublin

Jul 11th 2012, 8:06 AM 4,657 Views 7 Comments

The US company has chosen Ireland as a base for its international operations, which will be expanded over the next two years.

Irish DNA atlas project launched
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Irish DNA atlas project launched

Oct 24th 2011, 1:25 PM 5,403 Views 15 Comments

A new project by the Genealogical Society of Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland aims to explore human genetic variation in the Irish population.

Rosie O'Donnell uncovers her Kildare roots
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Rosie O'Donnell uncovers her Kildare roots

Jul 12th 2011, 2:03 PM 2,227 Views 11 Comments

A trip back into her family’s past for a TV show revealed that the comedian’s great-great-grandfather and family lived in Naas workhouse during the Famine.

Take 5: Monday
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Take 5: Monday

May 23rd 2011, 4:55 PM 2,324 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Ireland's archive collections go online
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Ireland's archive collections go online

Mar 3rd 2011, 1:18 PM 5,150 Views 1 Comment

History-sleuths, amateur and professional, are invited to search through wide collection of personal and State archives of cultural, sporting, political and social documents.

The final fortunes of Irish figures published
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The final fortunes of Irish figures published

Aug 12th 2010, 7:45 AM 324 Views 0 Comments

The details of fortunes – or lack thereof – left behind famous Irishmen like Oscar Wilde, Charles Stewart Parnell and Ernest Shackleton are now available online