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Irish Research Strategies: Maps

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Back in 2007, I wrote a blog titled “Where is It” which dealt with my search for my great grandfather’s death certificate.  In 2008, I wrote about using “Google Maps” to plot a migration.   …

Irish Genealogy: President Obama: A Case Study for Irish Research

Gravestone of President Obama’s 4th great grandmother in
Pickaway County, Ohio
http://www.aran-isles.com/obama-has-irish-kin-in-souther.php

There’s one way to get your Irish genealogy done quickly...run for President!  There was a great deal of excitement today in Ireland over President Obama’s trip to his ancestral home in Moneygall, County Offaly.   …

Irish Genealogical Records at Origins.net

Origins.net provides access to over 80 million British and Irish 

records.  The Census records & census substitutes contains Griffith’s Valuation and this is the site that I currently use to access those records.  …

Irish Genealogy: Irish Church Records at Irish Family History Foundation


During the late 1980s and early 1990s, local centres in Ireland began a project to index records making them available, for a fee, through county Heritage Centres.  This was a time of high unemployment in Ireland, and young people were trained on computers by having them transcribe these records.  …

Irish Genealogy: Irish Church Records at IrishGenealogy.ie


IrishGenealogy.ie is a website provided by the Ministry for Tourism, Culture and Sport in Ireland...and it’s free.  Finally, the realization that the draw for travel to Ireland is frequently genealogy!  …

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