Irish Genealogy

BMD Certificates
We are a team of expert researchers specialising in acquiring replacement birth certificates, replacement marriage certificates, and replacement death certificates obtained from Government sources for England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

BMD Certificates Limited
2nd Floor
145-157 St John Street
London EC1V 4PY
United Kingdom

Burke's Peerage and Gentry
the definitive historical guide to the UK and Ireland's titled and landed families

Centre for Migration Studies
The Centre for Migration Studies  (CMS) was established in 1998. It developed from the previous Centre for Emigration Studies at the Ulster-American Folk Park, bringing together and building on three main elements: The Library: the Irish Emigration Database Project: and the Masters degree in Irish Migration Studies (QUB), taught since 1996.

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Corofin Heritage Centre

Genealogy research centre of County Clare. The more common surnames in County Clare include McMahon, McNamara, O'Brien, Moloney, Ryan, Kelly, Mclnerney, O'Connor, Keane, O'Halloran, Hogan, Burke, Murphy, Lynch and Walsh.

Directory of Irish Genealogy
The Directory of Irish Genealogy was first published in hardcopy in 1990, and has appeared on the Internet since 1998.

Dublin City Library and Archives
Welcome to Dublin City Public Libraries and Archive. Serving over half a million people through a network of 32 branch libraries and service points, we are the largest library authority in the Republic of Ireland.

We hope you enjoy your visit with us.

Genealogical Society of Ireland
Established to promote an interest in genealogy in Ireland by organising Open Meetings, lectures, workshops and publishing genealogical material.

The Society holds two Open Meetings each month on the 2nd Tuesday in the Laoghaire College of Further Education, Cumberland Street, Laoghaire, Co. Dublin at 20.00 hrs (Bus 7, 7A, 75, 46A, and DART Monkstown/Salthill Station) and on the 4th Wednesday (with the exception of the month of December) at the Port View Hotel, Marine Road, Laoghaire, Co. Dublin at 10.30 hrs. (Bus 7, 7A, 75, 45A, 46A, 59, 111 and DART Dun Laoghaire Station). is a specialist genealogical and historical research service, providing a range of services to those researching Irish ancestry. Our aim is to provide the highest quality advice, guidance and research services to our clients.

General Heraldic Artists
Heraldic Artists has over thirty years experience in heraldry and our heraldic products are famous world wide.

Our hand painted heraldic plaques and scrolls provide an enduring symbolic link to your family origins and ancestral homeland.

Whether your ancestors came from Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Continental Europe, the United States of America, Canada or Australia, our skilled staff can trace and hand paint your family armorials from our files and extensive reference library of more than 500,000 names.

In addition, our publications on Irish ancestral research are regarded as essential reading for both amateur and professional genealogists.

Irish Ancestors
Tell us what you know about your Irish ancestor, however little, and we'll produce a detailed profile of everything you'll need if you want to find out more. And you can store it for future reference.

Irish Genealogical Research Society
The IGRS was established in 1936 in London to encourage and promote the study of Irish genealogy and to collect books and manuscripts of genealogical value.

Membership is open to all who have an interest in Irish genealogy. Membership benefits include:

Access to the largest private library of Irish genealogical material in Britain.

Receipt of the Journal The Irish Genealogist produced annually and the bi-annual newsletter.
Inclusion in the register of members' interests maintained by the Society.

Access to the planned Members Only section on the website where information and extracts from Library holdings will be posted and regularly changed as a service to members unable to visit the Library.

Irish Genealogical Society
We are a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting members in genealogical research of Irish and Scots-Irish ancestry.

We put members in touch with others researching the same surnames. Our extensive resources assist members looking for ancestors in both the North and South of Ireland.

We foster and encourage the development of sound genealogical methods in documenting family histories, including promoting the compilation of Irish records and research around the world.

IGSI is headquartered in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, and our members reside in all 50 states of the U.S.A., plus 10 other countries.

Irish Origins
Irish Origins is the most authentic source for Irish genealogy information online, featuring the definitive version of Griffith's Primary Valuation of Ireland records and maps, the most important Irish genealogy research source prior to the 20th century, as well as the one-of-a-kind Irish Wills Index (1484-1858), the 1851 Dublin City Census, Irish Royal Garrison Artillery Records, and our new Irish Origins Library, all accessible via a free Irish name search.

Irish Roots
The Irish Family History Foundation is the co-ordinating body for a network of government approved genealogical research centres in the Republic of Ireland (Eire) and in Northern Ireland which have computerised tens of millions of Irish ancestral records of different types.

You will find information here about the Irish Family History Foundation centre for each county. Through them you can have research carried out on your family history from the millions of genealogical records they have gathered over the years.

Longford Ancestery An amateur genealogist with Longford ancestry of his own, your host has built up over the past 30 years a unique Genealogical Database of the families and vital records of Co. Longford.

Offaly Historical & Archaeological Society National Archives of Ireland
The National Archives holds the records of the modern Irish state which document its historical evolution and the creation of its national identity

National Library of Ireland
The world's largest collection of Irish documentary material: books, manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, drawings, photographs, maps, etc.

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland became an Executive Agency in April 1995. Its remit is to acquire, preserve and make available to the public, records of historical interest relating to Northern Ireland.

The records we hold occupy over 53 kilometres of shelf space. With such a large volume of material to care for, PRONI is committed to managing its resources in an efficient and effective manner to provide the best possible service to all our customers.

County Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Centre - County Sligo Genealogy

Valuation Office Ireland
Our public office team provides inspection facilities for members of the public to view all current and archive rating records and maps.

Our archives contain the original books and surveys carried out in the 1840s, books and maps of Griffith's Valuations in the 1850s, and documentation showing the subsequent revisions up to the current position. The public office team also provides the following certificates and services:  

Your Irish Roots
This site provides a wealth of information on all aspects of tracing your Irish Genealogy, History, Irish Surnames, Irish Coat of arms and the sort of life your Irish roots might have led in Ireland.

Irish Family Research
With hundreds of Rare and, in most cases, Exclusive Searchable Databases, as well as other essential Genealogy Resources covering every Irish County, and not forgetting our regular updates of new Online material, Newsletters, and Message Boards, this Site is the most Definitive Website for Irish Family Research on the Internet today.