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Useful Websites - Irish Family History

Useful Websites - Irish Family History

Click on the links below for websites to help you research your Irish family history: 

Archives and Libraries
Births, deaths and marriages
Census and population records

Most of the Irish 19th century census records were destroyed but there are two main alternative sources:

Directories and electoral rolls
Family history societies
Monumental inscriptions
Registration Offices
Wills and testaments