Monday 25 November 2019
We doubt if many of you need much of a push to visit Ireland – to connect with your ancestral and spiritual home, however just in case you do, a website called https://www.irelandbeforeyoudie.com promises the push you deserve.
If ever Ireland could be condensed into an online we...
Thursday 25 April 2019
A recent international survey of 1200 adoptees revealed that over 50% of them had been able to find a sibling or a parent through the use of DNA. In fact, 8% of them found their parent or sibling waiting for them as soon as they opened their results.  The survey was conducted between October...
Tuesday 9 April 2019
Administrative church area comprising of dioceses. In Ireland today there are 4 Roman Catholic archdioceses.
Tuesday 16 October 2018
Digitising Your Family Tree - Where to Start
Maeve Rogan is a hobbyist family historian who is a keen user of online resources, apps and social media for genealogy. In this article she shares some options for getting your tree off paper and into the digital world.
Digitising Your Famil...
Thursday 29 March 2018
35 Ways To Trace Your Irish Ancestors by Nicola Morris
1. Griffith’s Valuation, also known as the Primary Valuation of Ireland was compiled between 1847 and 1864 and recorded the head of each household who was responsible for paying the rates on their property. This is Irela...
Tuesday 1 August 2017
7 ESSENTIAL RULES WHEN RESEARCHING YOUR IRISH ANCESTORS
The following are some tips and what to watch out for when researching your Irish ancestor;
WHERE TO START ON YOUR RESEARCH.
When you start the research on your family, begin with yourself and work your way back through the male line.&...
Tuesday 2 May 2017
7 MORE UNUSUAL WAYS TO TRACE YOUR IRISH ANCESTORS
The following are some Genealogy repositories and online sources you may not have thought of when searching for your Irish ancestor;
Do You Know The Parish Where Your Ancestor Lived?
If you know the parish where your ancestor lived, it is al...
Wednesday 1 February 2017
7 UNUSUAL WAYS TO TRACE YOUR IRISH ANCESTORS.
When people plan to trace their ancestors in Ireland, they normally think of searching the Church records (baptisms, marriages), Civil records (birth, marriages and deaths) and property/land records, to identify their ancestors. The following a...