November 25, 2018

The Irish Government continues to lead the way in making family history records online and free.  This time it’s through the Irish National Archives’ Calendars of Wills and Administrations.

I count wills and testamentary documents as being among the most important of ge...

September 23, 2018

Were your military ancestors among the many thousands of British and Irish participants at the Battle of Trafalgar in October 1805?  Perhaps they were among the combatants on board the 33 British ships who successfully fought the larger combined French and Spanish flee...

August 22, 2018

Were your Irish ancestors among the first to receive the old age pension when Ireland introduced the regular payment in 1909?      

Did you know you can search the early pension records which are online and free?  Read on for more information.

An Old Age Pension sch...

June 7, 2018

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Are you looking for resources to add to your Irish genealogy toolkit? 

You can never have too many and Tourism Ireland has just published an excellent list of 15 places to start looking for your Irish ancestors in that country. 

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