dúchas.ie – National Folklore Collection of Ireland

dúchas.ie is a project to digitize the National Folklore Collection of Ireland, one of the largest folklore collections in the world. The Schools’ Collection is the first collection being made available on this site. It is a collection of folklore…

First Derry Archives – Plantation and Penal Laws

This site, designed as a school resource, explores the rich history of the city of Derry-Londonderry from the beginning of the Plantation of Ulster through to the implementation of strict Penal Laws against Catholics and Dissenters in the late 17th…

Place Names of Northern Ireland

This database includes historical administrative names of counties, baronies, districts, parishes, townlands etc, and names of rivers, lakes, mountains and other physical details in the six counties of Northern Ireland. (Antrim, Armagh, Derry/Londonderry, Down, Fermanagh and Tyrone). New

Everafter – Online Burial Record Site

Everafter is an Antrim based online burial site. It is free to search.  If you want to view a record you need to register for a free account.  There are thousands of graveyard records online plus a comprehensive search facility.…

National Archives of Ireland – Genealogy Site

This site offers free access to searchable databases and images of the original records for: • Census of Ireland, 1901 and 1911 • Census survivals, 1821-1851.  Fragments survive for: Antrim 1851; Belfast city (one ward only) 1851; Cavan 1821 and…

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,…