We are delighted to announce the publication of our latest issue of ‘Irish Genealogy Matters’, in which we keep our readers abreast of all of the latest developments in the Irish Family History Foundation, new records online, and much more! Click on the image above to read the newsletter in full. We hope you enjoy!
We are delighted to announce that Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre have added 74,152 records to their database at http://clare.rootsireland.ie/ These records are as follows:
Roman Catholic baptisms and marriages:
Ballyvaughan (marriages 1862-1900), Broadford (marriages 1840-1883), Carron (baptisms, 1853-1900; marriages 1856-1898), Clonlara (baptisms, 1851-1900; marriages 1851-1900), Flagmount (marriages 1842-1900), Inagh (marriages 1850-1900), Killadysart (baptisms, 1829-1900; marriages 1867-1877), Killimer (baptisms 1859-1900), Kilmaley (marriages 1829-1900), Kilshanny (baptisms, 1869-1900), Liscannor (marriages 1866-1884), O’Callaghans Mills (marriages 1835-1900), Lisdoonvarna (baptisms, 1854-1900; marriages 1854-1899), New Quay (marriages 1848-1899), Sixmilebridge (marriages 1829-1868), Tubber (baptisms, 1833-1900; marriages 1864-1899).
Ennis, County Clare, 1902
Cooleycasey (1894-1920), Crusheen (1885-1920), Ennis (1884-1920), Kilkishen (1896-1920), Scarriff (1886-1920).
Bridgetown (1864-1970), Cooleycasey (1864-1970), Crusheen (1864-1970), Killaloe (1864-1970), Newmarket (1864-1970), Tulla (1864-1970), Ballyvaughan (1864-1970).
Blakemount Tubber, Kilkeedy, Moore, Corrovorran, Coad, Kiltackey, Friary Abbey Ennis, Killilagh, Kilmoon, Killeny, Doolin.
Clare Journal 1778-1917
For a full list of records for Clare, and to search these records, go to www.clare.rootsireland.ie/
Kieran Tuohy’s solo exhibition entitled ‘Dark Shadows’ which are in the medium of bog oak are beautiful sculptures which immortalise stories of our past are on display at the Woodford Heritage Centre for the months of November and December.
Visiting times are Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Fridays 9am to 12.30pm. For more details, contact the Woodford Heritage Centre, Woodford, Loughrea, County Galway at:
Tel: +353 (0) 90 9749309
The guide is now right up to date in terms of where to look online for Irish record sources. Access to genealogical sources online is now expected by the public and, indeed, it has resulted in an increase in numbers of people researching the historic archives and record sources of Ireland. Summary details can be found at the following link:
Due to essential maintenance and upgrading work on our server, there will be limited access to www.rootsireland.ie on Wednesday, 2nd October, between 8.30 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. (Irish time). We apologise for this inconvenience.
We have added to our database on Roots Ireland the records of 374 soldiers born or resident in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin (formerly Kingstown), & environs who died in the Great War 1914-18.
For a full list of sources for Dun Laoghaire Heritage & Genealogy please click here
To search these records, go to dublinsouth.rootsireland.ie , choose ‘Census Substitutes’ and select ‘WW1 Dun Laoghaire Soldier Deaths’ from the ‘Source’ drop down list. Login and Subscribe if required.
We are pleased to announce that Derry Genealogy have added over 9,000 records from the 1930 Derry Almanac and Directory.
The Derry Almanac and Directory lists heads of household in Derry City. This database contains 5 fields: Surname, First Name, Street, House Number and Page Number.
For a full list of sources for Derry please click here.
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To obtain this offer just go to the following link and login using your existing RootsIreland login details: http://www.rootsireland.ie. If you currently have a subscription, click My Account, My Subscription and Start a New Subscription. The special deal subscription will then begin once your current subscription runs out.
Why take out a subscription with RootsIreland?
- RootsIreland have the most complete and most accurate set of Roman Catholic church records online. Our index is easily searchable and has features such as standardised surname and forename searches which make your searches even more user-friendly.
- We hold over 23 million records which is being added to continually. In 2018, we added to our database almost 200,000 records from Counties Tipperary, Clare, Wexford, Offaly, Laois, Waterford, Limerick, Sligo, East Galway and Westmeath. So far in 2019, we have added 130,000 new records from Laois, Offaly, East Galway, Wexford, Armagh and Waterford, including the parish of New Ross, Wexford, where President John F. Kennedy’s family came from. New records are uploaded regularly to our database, such as over 9000 records from the Derry Almanac and Directory from 1930, which will be uploaded very shortly.
- Together, our 34 genealogy centres have an unparalleled amount of local knowledge which can be invaluable to those tracing their ancestors, a service which no other website or company can provide to such a high standard. By taking out a subscription with RootsIreland, you are helping these centres to continue to provide a world-class service and securing many Irish jobs.
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