Findmypast is working in partnership with IrishCentral to share fascinating insights into your Irish ancestors. Click here to get a special half price subscription, and discover your Irish roots today!

Findmypast have announced that from 7am this Friday 22nd until 7am on Monday 25th (EST), their world records* will be available for anyone to view, completely free of charge.

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You'll be able to explore…

  • The largest collection of Irish family history records available online
  • Passenger lists for ships sailing to and from Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA
  • An easy to use online family tree builder, which allows you to import and export your tree if you've built it elsewhere
  • Their Family Tree Hints feature, which will suggest potential matches between the ancestors in your tree and records from their archives.
  • The fantastic PERiodical Source Index, your reference guide to genealogy publications from all over the United States and beyond
  • Millions of records you won't find anywhere else, including fascinating Dublin Workhouse Registers, millions of Irish court and prison registers and the incredible 19th century census fragments
  • The largest online collection of England & Wales Electoral Registers, containing over 220 million names
  • The largest online collection of UK parish records, dating back to 1538
  • Historical newspapers from across the world, including millions of Irish newspaper articles dating all the way back to the 1700s
  • The most comprehensive collection of British military records anywhere online

Tracing your family history with Findmypast offers you the chance to discover things about the past which shaped who you are today. Start this weekend, and see where your tree takes you.

*Please note that access to the 1939 Register has not been included and PayAsYouGo credits will be required in order to unlock household records. Terms and conditions apply.

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