10 BEST WEBSITES
Nicola shares her favourite free and subscription-based Irish resources
ancestry.co.uk £ Ancestry has many Irish records such as parish registers, census returns and indexes for civil registration, but some can be found free elsewhere.
Census of Ireland
census.nationalarchives.ie FREE This free website contains the complete 1901 and 1911 censuses of Ireland published by the National Archives of Ireland.
findmypast.co.uk £ The website offers a wide-ranging collection of Irish sources including court and prison records, trade directories and newspapers.
https://www.johngrenham.com £ Anyone researching Irish kin should benefit from the information on this website, including maps and a network of links to resources.
National Archives of Ireland
genealogy.nationalarchives.ie FREE You can find digitised shipping crew lists, calendars of wills and valuation office records here.
Catholic Parish Registers
registers.nli.ie FREE The National Library of Ireland site has images of 18th- and 19thcentury Catholic registers, organised according to the name of the parish.
familysearch.org FREE Irish civil birth, marriage and death indexes 1864–1958 are here, plus brief transcripts of some early birth and marriage registrations.
irishgenealogy.ie FREE This site has birth, marriage and death registers, plus some Catholic and Church of Ireland registers for Dublin, Kerry and Cork.
Irish Newspaper Archives
irishnewsarchive.com £ This website features an incomplete but growing collection of digitised newspapers from the 18th century up to the present day.
rootsireland.ie £ RootsIreland contains indexed parish registers, civil records, census returns and other sources for nearly every county in Ireland.