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*[http://www.nli.ie/ www.nli.ie] (National Library of Ireland) holdings of the [http://www.nli.ie/en/parish-register.aspx Catholic Church Records] on microfilm
 
*[http://www.nli.ie/ www.nli.ie] (National Library of Ireland) holdings of the [http://www.nli.ie/en/parish-register.aspx Catholic Church Records] on microfilm
  
=== Cemeteries & Burials ===
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=== Cemeteries & Burials ===
  
*[http://www.interment.net/ireland/ www.interment.net/ireland]
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*[http://www.interment.net/ireland/ www.interment.net/ireland]  
 
*[http://www.from-ireland.net/grave-transcriptions/all#display www.from-ireland.net]- Ireland Gravestone Database  
 
*[http://www.from-ireland.net/grave-transcriptions/all#display www.from-ireland.net]- Ireland Gravestone Database  
 
*[http://www.origins.net/IrishOrigins/Search/Burial/IOSearchBurial.aspx www.irishorigins.com]-  
 
*[http://www.origins.net/IrishOrigins/Search/Burial/IOSearchBurial.aspx www.irishorigins.com]-  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page wiki.familysearch.org]- Information on Irish census records, [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ireland_Census_fragments_available_at_the_Family_History_Library surviving census fragments], and census substitutes. The Family History Library has some surviving census fragments from 1821-1851.   
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page wiki.familysearch.org]- Information on Irish census records, [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ireland_Census_fragments_available_at_the_Family_History_Library surviving census fragments], and census substitutes. The Family History Library has some surviving census fragments from 1821-1851.   
 
*[http://rootsireland.ie/ www.rootsireland.ie]- Fragments as early as 1821  
 
*[http://rootsireland.ie/ www.rootsireland.ie]- Fragments as early as 1821  
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/ www.ancestry.com]- Fragments of the 1841 &amp; 1851 Censuses for the [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/Places/Europe/Ireland/Default.aspx?category=35&ldf=2 Republic of Ireland] and [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/Places/UK/Northern-Ireland/Default.aspx?category=35&ldf=2 Northern Ireland].<br>
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*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/ www.ancestry.com]- Fragments of the 1841 &amp; 1851 Censuses for the [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/Places/Europe/Ireland/Default.aspx?category=35&ldf=2 Republic of Ireland] and [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/Places/UK/Northern-Ireland/Default.aspx?category=35&ldf=2 Northern Ireland].<br>  
 
*[http://www.origins.net/IrishOrigins/Users/IOUserHome.aspx www.irishorigins.com]- Dublin City census 1851, 1901; Census of Elphin 1749; Irish 'strays' in England &amp; Wales Census 1841, 1871.<br>
 
*[http://www.origins.net/IrishOrigins/Users/IOUserHome.aspx www.irishorigins.com]- Dublin City census 1851, 1901; Census of Elphin 1749; Irish 'strays' in England &amp; Wales Census 1841, 1871.<br>
  
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=== Court/Criminal Records  ===
 
=== Court/Criminal Records  ===
  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/2043780 www.familysearch.org]- Irleand Prison Registers, 1790-1924
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/2043780 www.familysearch.org]- Irleand Prison Registers, 1790-1924  
 
*[http://www.findmypast.ie/ www.findmypast.ie]- Petty Sessions &amp; Prison Registers<br>
 
*[http://www.findmypast.ie/ www.findmypast.ie]- Petty Sessions &amp; Prison Registers<br>
  
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*[http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=263 Boston Pilot Search for Missing Friends] 1831-1920  
 
*[http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=263 Boston Pilot Search for Missing Friends] 1831-1920  
*[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]&nbsp;(includes Filby's ''Passenger &amp;&nbsp;Immigration Lists Index'' and indexes to [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/category.aspx?cat=112 incoming passenger lists] for most U.S. ports; also includes incoming passenger lists, passenger lists for those [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1518 returning to visit Ireland from 1878-1960], [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1174 passport applications], [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/category.aspx?cat=115 naturalization records], [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/category.aspx?cat=114 border crossing records], [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/category.aspx?cat=118 ship pictures and descritptions], etc.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]&nbsp;(includes Filby's ''Passenger &amp;&nbsp;Immigration Lists Index'' and indexes to [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/category.aspx?cat=112 incoming passenger lists] for most U.S. ports; also includes incoming passenger lists, passenger lists for those [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1518 returning to visit Ireland from 1878-1960], [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1174 passport applications], [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/category.aspx?cat=115 naturalization records], [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/category.aspx?cat=114 border crossing records], [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/category.aspx?cat=118 ship pictures and descritptions], etc.&nbsp;  
*[http://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-list.jsp?cat=GP44 aad.archives.gov]- Ireland Famine Emigrants Online (1846-1851)
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*[http://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-list.jsp?cat=GP44 aad.archives.gov]- Ireland Famine Emigrants Online (1846-1851)  
*[http://www.cimorelli.com/ireland/irishpass.htm www.cimorelli.com/ireland/irishpass.htm]- Irish Immigrants Database
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*[http://www.cimorelli.com/ireland/irishpass.htm www.cimorelli.com/ireland/irishpass.htm]- Irish Immigrants Database  
*[http://www.johngrenham.com/search/passengers.shtml www.johngrenham.com]- Ireland passengers lists separated from the Immigrants Transcriber's Guild.
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*[http://www.johngrenham.com/search/passengers.shtml www.johngrenham.com]- Ireland passengers lists separated from the Immigrants Transcriber's Guild.  
*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/passengerListPersonSearchStart.action?redef=0 www.findmypast.co.uk]- Passengers lists of those leaving the British Isles from 1890-1960
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*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/passengerListPersonSearchStart.action?redef=0 www.findmypast.co.uk]- Passengers lists of those leaving the British Isles from 1890-1960  
*[http://www.ancestorsonboard.com/ www.ancestorsonboard.com]- Passengers lists of those leaving the British Isles from 1890-1960
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*[http://www.ancestorsonboard.com/ www.ancestorsonboard.com]- Passengers lists of those leaving the British Isles from 1890-1960  
 
*[http://rootsireland.ie/index.php?id=70 www.rootsireland.ie]- Ireland Passenger Lists (1791-1897)  
 
*[http://rootsireland.ie/index.php?id=70 www.rootsireland.ie]- Ireland Passenger Lists (1791-1897)  
*[http://www.origins.net/IrishOrigins/Users/IOUserHome.aspx www.irishorigins.com]- Passenger lists (1890 &amp; 1891); Transatlantic migration (1858-1870
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*[http://www.origins.net/IrishOrigins/Users/IOUserHome.aspx www.irishorigins.com]- Passenger lists (1890 &amp; 1891); Transatlantic migration (1858-1870  
 
*[http://immigrantships.net/ www.immigrantships.net]- 13 volumes of passenger lists from all over the world  
 
*[http://immigrantships.net/ www.immigrantships.net]- 13 volumes of passenger lists from all over the world  
 
*[http://ellisisland.org/ www.ellisisland.org]- New York passenger lists from 1892-1956  
 
*[http://ellisisland.org/ www.ellisisland.org]- New York passenger lists from 1892-1956  
 
*[http://castlegarden.org/ www.castlegarden.org]- New York passenger lists pre Ellis Island
 
*[http://castlegarden.org/ www.castlegarden.org]- New York passenger lists pre Ellis Island
  
=== Directories ===  
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=== Directories ===
  
=== Land/Tax Records ===  
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=== Land/Tax Records ===
*[http://www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/ www.askaboutireland.ie]- Griffiths Valuation, 1848-1864 *[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1270 www.ancestry.com]- Ireland Tithe Applotment Books, 1823-1837  
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*[http://www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/ www.askaboutireland.ie]- Griffiths Valuation, 1848-1864 *[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1270 www.ancestry.com]- Ireland Tithe Applotment Books, 1823-1837
  
 
=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
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*[http://www.diaspora.ie/ www.diaspora.ie]- Aspiration, enterprise, adventure, and the Irish around the world.  
 
*[http://www.diaspora.ie/ www.diaspora.ie]- Aspiration, enterprise, adventure, and the Irish around the world.  
 
*[http://www.findmypast.ie/search Petty Sessions Order Books: 1851-1912:] This is the lowest court in the whole country. These records were scanned by FamilySearch and are being put online through [http://www.findmypast.ie/search?region=ireland&collection=courts%20utf0026%20legal FindMyPast.ie]. There is no charge to look at the index but there is a charge to view the actual record.  
 
*[http://www.findmypast.ie/search Petty Sessions Order Books: 1851-1912:] This is the lowest court in the whole country. These records were scanned by FamilySearch and are being put online through [http://www.findmypast.ie/search?region=ireland&collection=courts%20utf0026%20legal FindMyPast.ie]. There is no charge to look at the index but there is a charge to view the actual record.  
*[http://www.fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/Ireland/ireland_main.htm FHLfavorites.info]- To view a fairly extensive list of websites for Ireland at the national, county and parish or local levels, you can now view all of the Family History Library's ''Patron Desktop'' "Favorites" online.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/Ireland/ireland_main.htm FHLfavorites.info]- To view a fairly extensive list of websites for Ireland at the national, county and parish or local levels, you can now view all of the Family History Library's ''Patron Desktop'' "Favorites" online.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/Ireland/ireland_main.htm www.irelandxo.com]- A new website for Irish research is available. It is a free site and is building.
 
*[http://www.fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/Ireland/ireland_main.htm www.irelandxo.com]- A new website for Irish research is available. It is a free site and is building.
  
 
=== Military Records  ===
 
=== Military Records  ===
  
*[https://familysearch.org/ www.familysearch.org]- click Catalog &gt; Keyword Search &gt; Irish Militia records. Contains vasts amount of Irish Militia records on microfilm which can be ordered at [https://familysearch.org/films/ films.familysearch.org]. <br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/ www.familysearch.org]- click Catalog &gt; Keyword Search &gt; Irish Militia records. Contains vasts amount of Irish Militia records on microfilm which can be ordered at [https://familysearch.org/films/ films.familysearch.org]. <br>  
*[http://www.origins.net/IrishOrigins/Search/Military/IOSearchMilitary.aspx www.irishorigins.com]- ($) Militia Attestation Index 1872-1915; Ireland Memorial records 1914-1918; The 1798 Rebellion: Claimants and Surrenders<br>
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*[http://www.origins.net/IrishOrigins/Search/Military/IOSearchMilitary.aspx www.irishorigins.com]- ($) Militia Attestation Index 1872-1915; Ireland Memorial records 1914-1918; The 1798 Rebellion: Claimants and Surrenders<br>  
 
*[http://www.findmypast.ie/ www.findmypast.ie]- ($) Those who either fought in Irish rebellions or World War I.<br>
 
*[http://www.findmypast.ie/ www.findmypast.ie]- ($) Those who either fought in Irish rebellions or World War I.<br>
 
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
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=== Old age pensions  ===
 
=== Old age pensions  ===
  
*[http://www.ireland-genealogy.com/ www.ireland-genealogy.com]- Database is for Northern Ireland. Applicants for pensions used information from the 1841 and 1851 Ireland Censuses before they were destroyed. May name parents and siblings.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.ireland-genealogy.com/ www.ireland-genealogy.com]- Database is for Northern Ireland. Applicants for pensions used information from the 1841 and 1851 Ireland Censuses before they were destroyed. May name parents and siblings.&nbsp;  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1039474 www.familysearch.org]- Republic of Ireland. Microfilm records of the Census Search forms used to gather personal and family information from the 1841 and 1851 Ireland censuses before they were destroyed. May &nbsp;name parents and siblings.<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1039474 www.familysearch.org]- Republic of Ireland. Microfilm records of the Census Search forms used to gather personal and family information from the 1841 and 1851 Ireland censuses before they were destroyed. May &nbsp;name parents and siblings.<br>
  
 
=== Records of the Poor  ===
 
=== Records of the Poor  ===
  
*[http://www.irishfamilyresearch.co.uk/EssentialResource8.htm Workhouses in Ireland]- Gives information regarding the Irish poor and the workhouse life&nbsp;
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*[http://www.irishfamilyresearch.co.uk/EssentialResource8.htm Workhouses in Ireland]- Gives information regarding the Irish poor and the workhouse life&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.workhouses.org.uk/records/ www.workhouses.org.uk]- Information on Ireland Poor Law Unions  
 
*[http://www.workhouses.org.uk/records/ www.workhouses.org.uk]- Information on Ireland Poor Law Unions  
 
*[http://www.waterfordcountymuseum.org/exhibit/web/Display/article/97/5/ Waterford County Museum]- Gives information on the famine in Dungarvan and the poor.  
 
*[http://www.waterfordcountymuseum.org/exhibit/web/Display/article/97/5/ Waterford County Museum]- Gives information on the famine in Dungarvan and the poor.  
*[http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/exhibitions_talks_and_events/from_north_to_south_online/the_workhouse_orphans.htm The Workhouse Orphans]- Information from the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*[http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/exhibitions_talks_and_events/from_north_to_south_online/the_workhouse_orphans.htm The Workhouse Orphans]- Information from the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.vindicator.ca/history/famine/workhouse2.html www.vindicator.ca]- A local history group's findings on workhouse famine records
 
*[http://www.vindicator.ca/history/famine/workhouse2.html www.vindicator.ca]- A local history group's findings on workhouse famine records
  
 
=== Repositories  ===
 
=== Repositories  ===
  
*[http://www.nationalarchives.ie/ www.nationalarchives.ie]- National Archives of Irelan; holdings of [http://census.nationalarchives.ie/ Census ]and other records&nbsp;
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*[http://www.nationalarchives.ie/ www.nationalarchives.ie]- National Archives of Irelan; holdings of [http://census.nationalarchives.ie/ Census ]and other records&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.proni.gov.uk/ www.proni.gov.uk]- Public Record Office of Northern Ireland  
 
*[http://www.proni.gov.uk/ www.proni.gov.uk]- Public Record Office of Northern Ireland  
 
*[http://www.nli.ie/ www.nil.ie]- National Library of Ireland; holdings of the [http://www.nli.ie/en/parish-register.aspx Catholic Church Records] for the Republic of Ireland  
 
*[http://www.nli.ie/ www.nil.ie]- National Library of Ireland; holdings of the [http://www.nli.ie/en/parish-register.aspx Catholic Church Records] for the Republic of Ireland  
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=== Wills/Probate Records&nbsp;  ===
 
=== Wills/Probate Records&nbsp;  ===
  
*[http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/search_the_archives/will_calendars.htm Indexes for Northern Ireland Probate are available]
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*[http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/search_the_archives/will_calendars.htm Indexes for Northern Ireland Probate are available]  
*[http://applications.proni.gov.uk/DCAL_PRONI_WillsCalendar/WillsSearch.aspx www.proni.gov.uk] (Free) Index to online Irish Wills, 1858-1919; part of 1921, 1922-1943; Online images from 1858-1900
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*[http://applications.proni.gov.uk/DCAL_PRONI_WillsCalendar/WillsSearch.aspx www.proni.gov.uk] (Free) Index to online Irish Wills, 1858-1919; part of 1921, 1922-1943; Online images from 1858-1900  
 
*[http://www.origins.net/IrishOrigins/Search/Wills/SearchIrishWills.aspx www.Irishorigins.com] ($) Includes Index of Irish Wills, 1484-1858; Dublin Will and Grant books index 1270-1858; Phillimore &amp; Thrift Indexes to Irish Wills, 1536-1858; Sir Arthur Vicars, Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland, 1536-1810
 
*[http://www.origins.net/IrishOrigins/Search/Wills/SearchIrishWills.aspx www.Irishorigins.com] ($) Includes Index of Irish Wills, 1484-1858; Dublin Will and Grant books index 1270-1858; Phillimore &amp; Thrift Indexes to Irish Wills, 1536-1858; Sir Arthur Vicars, Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland, 1536-1810
  
 
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The following is a listing of many Ireland websites useful for family history and genealogy research. It is arranged by record type and information.

Gotoarrow.png Ireland Gotoarrow.png Websites

Archives and Libraries

  • Clare County Library hosts the best county collection of online Irish family history.
  • Limerick City Archives Digital Collections
  • National Archives of Ireland holds manuscript and microfilm collections & is working to digitize and index the 1901 & 1911 census.
  • Ulster Historical Foundation Contains a lot of useful information and the ability to do a free search on a surname and/or given name.  There are more than two million entries in the various databases. A search for the surname Dobb provides reference to 448 sources where the name appears.
  • Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland Formed in 1907, it was made up of the three churches which held the Presbyterian Order in Ireland - the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, the Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church of Ireland and the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland - with the object of promoting the knowledge of, and advance public education in, the history of the churches of the Presbyterian Order in Ireland by various means, including the collection and preservation of historic materials and records of these churches.
  • Waterford County Library contains online resources such as death registers 1864-1901, grave memorials, and trade directories from 1824-1910.

Church Records

  • www.rootsireland.ie holds an online index to Irish parish registers from nineteen counties.
  • www.irishgenealogy.ie- Includesd searchable church records for Dublin City and for the counties of Carlow, Cork and Kerry. Inlcudes Catholic, Anglican, and and some Presbyterian church records. Images are available free online.
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  • www.familysearch.org Indexes to births/baptisms, 1620-1881; marriages 1619-1898; (Most of the church records do not go into the 1600s-1700s); also includes microfilm copies of church records at the Family History Library.
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  • www.Ireland.anglican.org (Representative Church Body Library) holdings of the Church of Ireland church records.
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  • www.proni.gov.uk (Public Record Office of Northern Ireland) has copies of the Church of Ireland church records from the Representative Church Body Library.
  • www.nli.ie (National Library of Ireland) holdings of the Catholic Church Records on microfilm

Cemeteries & Burials

Census and Census Substitutes

Civil Registration

  • www.familysearch.org Indexes to Ireland Civil Registration 1845-1958
  • wiki.familysearch.org (Ireland Civil Registration)- Guide to birth, marriage, and death certificates in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Also shows what certificates are available at the Family History Library.
  • www.groireland.ie- General Registrar's Office (GRO) for the Republic of Ireland (where original certificates are kept)
  • www.nidirect.gov.uk/gro- Gneerarl Registrar's Office (GRO) for Northern Ireland (where originial certificates are kept)

Court/Criminal Records

Emigration Records /Passenger Lists

Directories

Land/Tax Records

Maps

Miscellaneous

  • www.from-ireland.net- A very useful site. Am amazing number of records are available from all counties. Literally thousands of helpful links and other resources are also detailed. In addition, there are a lot of cultural, folklore, and other information available. A YAHOO! mailing list can be subscribed to and you will have at your fingertips help from the many knowledgeable people on the list.
  • Eddies Extracts- This site contains many Birth, Marriage and Death notices extracted from various early newspapers such as the Belfast Evening Telegraph, The Witness, Banner of Ulster, Northern Whig and Belfast News-Letter. It also has extracts from the Registers of Deceased Seamen and lists the details of over 25,000 Presbyterians who served in the Great War.
  • www.stirnet.com- (unfettered access requires fee or significant data contribution; manually search index for surnames of interest)
  • www.diaspora.ie- Aspiration, enterprise, adventure, and the Irish around the world.
  • Petty Sessions Order Books: 1851-1912: This is the lowest court in the whole country. These records were scanned by FamilySearch and are being put online through FindMyPast.ie. There is no charge to look at the index but there is a charge to view the actual record.
  • FHLfavorites.info- To view a fairly extensive list of websites for Ireland at the national, county and parish or local levels, you can now view all of the Family History Library's Patron Desktop "Favorites" online. 
  • www.irelandxo.com- A new website for Irish research is available. It is a free site and is building.

Military Records

  • www.familysearch.org- click Catalog > Keyword Search > Irish Militia records. Contains vasts amount of Irish Militia records on microfilm which can be ordered at films.familysearch.org.
  • www.irishorigins.com- ($) Militia Attestation Index 1872-1915; Ireland Memorial records 1914-1918; The 1798 Rebellion: Claimants and Surrenders
  • www.findmypast.ie- ($) Those who either fought in Irish rebellions or World War I.

Newspapers

  • www.infowanted.bc.edu- Boston newspaper with information for relatives to track their Irish family members who had immigrated earlier, particulary during the famine period. 
  • newspaperarchive.com- Thousands of U.S. newspapers online spanning hundreds of years. Over 120 milllion newspaper pages. May give information on Irish ancestors in America.
  • www.genealogybank.com- Over 6,400 U.S. newspapers now online spanning over 320 years. May give information on Irish ancestors in America.

Old age pensions

  • www.ireland-genealogy.com- Database is for Northern Ireland. Applicants for pensions used information from the 1841 and 1851 Ireland Censuses before they were destroyed. May name parents and siblings. 
  • www.familysearch.org- Republic of Ireland. Microfilm records of the Census Search forms used to gather personal and family information from the 1841 and 1851 Ireland censuses before they were destroyed. May  name parents and siblings.

Records of the Poor

Repositories

Wills/Probate Records