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…

RootsIreland.ie – Waterford Genealogy

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…

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,…

Waterford City and County Library Service – Online Resources

The extensive collection of online resources includes: Burial records include:   • St Otteran’s Burial Ground register   • St Declan’s Burial Ground register   • St Carthage’s Burial Ground register   • Thompson’s Funeral Books Census Records    •…

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,…

Landed Estates Database 1700s-1920s

A searchable online database covers estates in Connacht (Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo) and Munster (Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford). There is information about 4,500 estates and 2,700 families, 1700s to 1920s.