Irish Newspaper Archives

This newspaper archives offers access to 80 national and regional newspaper titles, 1733 to current. The regional titles cover the counties of Carlow, Cavan, Cork, Derry (Londonderry), Donegal, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo,…

Ireland Reaching Out

Ireland XO is an Irish-government sponsored project based on a simple idea. Instead of waiting for people of Irish heritage from around the world abroad to come to Ireland to trace their ancestry, the people of Ireland, organised parish by…

Galway City Council – Galway Public Libraries

The Local History link details what is held. Online records include:• The 1842 Ordnance Survey 6 Inch Maps for Galway. This link also includes a database of Galway place names.

RootsIreland.ie – Galway Family History West

RootsIreland.ie is the database run by the non-profit Irish Family History Foundation, coordinators of the county genealogy centres network. It offers access to 20+ million Irish records held by these centres. The records available include:• Baptismal/Birth records• Marriage recordsThe indexed…

RootsIreland.ie – East Galway Family History Society

RootsIreland.ie is the database run by the non-profit Irish Family History Foundation, coordinators of the county genealogy centres network. It offers access to 20.7+ million Irish records held by these centres. The records available include:• Baptismal/Birth records• Marriage recordsThe indexed…

County Galway GenWeb Project

This site includes information, resources, transcriptions, a list of personal homepages, surname interests plus much more.

The Irish Manuscripts Commission – Digital books

The Commission has digitised many of their out of print publications and made them freely available online, all fully keyword searchable. A small example of what is available includes:  • Registry of Deeds Dublin abstracts of wills – volume 1,…