Ancestry.com - Ireland Catholic Parish Registers 1655-1915

This collection is made up of baptism, marriage and death records from 1,000+ Catholic parishes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. While baptism and marriage records make up the majority of the collection, death records can be found for parishes in the northern regions. Approximately 94 percent of Catholic parishes are included in this collection, though not all registers from these parishes are available. The records are written in either English or Latin. For help understanding the Latin entries please see the helpful glossary of common terms. The indexes to this collection have been created from 367,000+ digital images made available for free by The National Library of Ireland.  The indexes and images in this collection are also available for free. New