Here you will find a collection of Irish genealogy resources that will help you trace your Irish ancestry and family history.
The quest for my father’s adoption records led me in search of the Menlo graveyard, County Galway, of a woman I had never known.
No trip to Dublin is complete without visiting Glasnevin Cemetery, one of the most beautiful and historically significant sites in all of Ireland.
Research indicates Turkish farmers arrived in Ireland about 6,000 years ago, bringing agriculture with them.
More than 15.5 million Irish birth, death, and marriage certificates are now available online for free.
If your New Year's resolution to finally dig into your Irish roots, check out these helpful tips to help get the ball rolling!
Ernest Shackleton died on this day, Jan 5, 1922, aged just 47. The County Kildare man died having become one of Ireland's best-known explorers of the Polar Regions.
While we could name 1,000 things to do before you die in Ireland (we could name a 1,000 just in Northern Ireland alone), here are the top ten things to do in the Emerald Isle before you pass.
Can you help? Seeking descendants of the 156 Irish “Primrose girls” who emigrated to Canada, in 1853.
Pew Research Center show the progression of Irish immigration to the US through an interactive map.
This traditional naming pattern once used in Ireland could be a useful tool when trying to fill in the gaps of your Irish roots.
The Viking invasions of Ireland have had a lasting impact on the genetic makeup of Irish people.
Irish records once thought lost forever have been successfully recreated and will be available online by 2022.
The new documentary explores the fascinating life story of Mary MacLeod, the Scottish Mother of President Donald Trump.
The Depressed Poet and Founder of Outlaws for Christ on how discovering his Irish ancestry through a DNA test meant the world to him.
The amazing generosity, poverty, and selflessness displayed in a miraculous letter that survived up a chimney in Hell's Kitchen ignites the spirit of Christmas.
Casey McNerthney's great-grandmother Lily Kempson played a role in the 1916 Easter Rising.
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Wolfe Tone, the father of Irish republicanism was sentenced to death in 1798. Here, a look at his personal life.
A detective in Florida has been granted a warrant to search the personal genomics database and genealogy website GEDMatch after it tightened its privacy policies in the wake of the Golden State Killer case.
Proud owners of Irish roots around the globe dream of walking in their ancestor's footsteps and finding their ancestral home in Ireland.
Tracing roots back 200 years can lead to the discovery of many new relatives for those in Ireland and Irish Americans.
Why are American-born descendants of Diaspora Irish so tenacious about identifying with their homeland, even when their connections are generations distant?
Princeton Professor unearths the sad “half-life” her family was condemned to due to the “wicked ideals of morality, propriety, and respectability.”
The first official census recorded in Ireland's Free State took place in 1926, but the Irish government has now indicated that it won't be made available to the public until 2027.
Born of Irish parents in Missouri "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" survived the sinking of the Titanic, World War I and worked as an actress! What an amazing life she had.
John Hume, hero in the Irish peace process, born on this day in 1937
Irish teen's body brutally dismembered by crime gang
Racism is an issue in an Irish general election for the first time
Irish tourist attraction of the week: 300-million-year-old Dunmore Cave
The son also rises - John Finucane makes a huge impression
Why many Irish have turned their backs on Conor McGregor
Sepsis causes 20% of worldwide deaths, study finds
What you should know about Meghan Markle’s best friend Jessica Mulroney