Archives and libraries

National Library of Ireland

National Library of Ireland holds Catholic parish registers, property records such as estate papers and maps, newspapers, directories, heraldic records plus published family histories and local history society publications. Use the catalogue to search across printed, manuscript, visual and digitised…

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) has record guides and information leaflets including a PRONI Guide to Church Records.Online indexes and free digital images include: • eCatalogue • Freeholders’ records includes pre-1840 registers and poll books • Londonderry Corporation…

National Archives of Ireland

This repository holds a wide variety of Irish genealogy and local history resources. Use the Search the online catalogue link and enter a surname. Records catalogued include:  • Calendars of grants of probate of wills and letters of administration 1923-1982.…

Ask about Ireland – Digital books

This site is an initiative of Irish public libraries, local museums and archives to digitise and publish online original, unusual and unique material from their local studies’ collections. Use the Reading Room link to access a vast collection of unique…