Directory of Irish Genealogy

Record Repositories and

Online Resources

Library Council of Ireland,, providing free online access to various sources including Griffith’s Valuation.

Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter,, standard free and plus subscription editions, genealogy news from around the world.

FamilySearch,, free website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons), online access to international databases and digitised records, including Irish birth, marriage and death indexes.

Findmypast,, commercial site providing access to Griffith’s Valuation, will indexes, directories, prison, court and other records.

General Register Office,, minimal genealogical content and no online search facility (see Irish Genealogy below).

Irish Ancestors,, maintained by John Grenham, surnames search facilities, sources lists, with some free access.

Irish Family History Foundation,, commercial site with indexes to Catholic parish registers for most counties and other material.

Irish Genealogy,, government-sponsored website with indexes and digitised copies of some Catholic and Church of Ireland parish registers, as well as indexes of births, marriages and deaths.

Irish Genealogy News,, maintained by Claire Santry, regularly updated genealogical news and events.

Irish Roots Magazine,, published four times a year, contains article of interest and news updates.

National Archives of Ireland,, contains freely accessible digitised copies of the1901 and 1911 Censuses and other records.

National Library of Ireland,, contains freely accessible digitised but unindexed Catholic parish registers and online searchable catalogues.

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland,, contains freely accessible digitised copies of wills and directories and other material.

Representative Church Body Library,, holdings include Church of Ireland parish registers and other records.