Irish relatives (Parish Records)

by kimmy-lou @, Friday, November 03, 2017, 12:44 (768 days ago)

Hi everyone, I was wondering if there is anyone on this forum that has some experience trying to trace irish family members or have experience with different irish names?
I have been trying findmypast and ancestry and not getting much luck. Is there anyone who could give me some pointers? Would be very grateful.

Thankyou

Kimberley

Irish relatives

by MPGriffiths @, Friday, November 03, 2017, 13:14 (768 days ago) @ kimmy-lou

There is this website

Irish Family History on Line


http://www.rootsireland.ie/

Irish relatives

by ChrisW @, Friday, November 03, 2017, 13:49 (768 days ago) @ kimmy-lou

A link for Northern Ireland Records.

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/proni


Regards
Chris

Irish relatives

by Mike Pinchin @, Bedford, England, Saturday, November 04, 2017, 16:31 (767 days ago) @ kimmy-lou

The British Newspaper Archive covers all of Ireland. It can be free-searched and short term subs are available.

https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/

Irish relatives

by rookancestrybest @, Tuesday, June 05, 2018, 15:36 (554 days ago) @ kimmy-lou

Sorry to have to say that a lot were destroyed in 1922 when they were blown up, it's a nightmare looking for them but the Irish National Archives has started to put what it has on line and the information can be searched at no charge, see: http://www.genealogy.nationalarchives.ie/
If you know what part of Ireland they came from and look at a range of spellings for the name you might find something but don't build up your hopes too high!

Irish relatives

by rookancestrybest @, Saturday, June 09, 2018, 17:20 (550 days ago) @ rookancestrybest

There's hope yet: I have today learned that there is a project called Ireland's Virtual Records Treasury being compiled to try and retrieve some of the information lost, see:
https://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/beyond-2022-irelands-virtual-record-treasury/

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