SWilson.Info - Maps, Databases, Directories and Information - Ireland

This site by Shane Wilson has a free collection of digitised maps of Dublin and Ireland, viewable in Google map format; a townland database with several different types of searches available; scans and extracts from a number of directories; a database of Catholic parishes as they were during the mid-1830s; Catholic and civil parish links for 1,000+ parishes and map coordinates to 2,000+ churches and chapels. There is also a Directory Database with 1,000+ links to historic directories of Ireland, available on free and subscription websites or for purchase on CD or download. This site has a wealth of information and resources for Irish family history research and is well worth a visit.