Reimagining the National Library

Earlier this month the National Library of Ireland announced plans for a four-year, major redevelopment of the main building on Kildare Street.


Technology for Sharing Genealogy

The July 2017 issue of The Septs has been out for a couple weeks. Its theme was ‘Technology for Sharing Genealogy’.


Book Review: Irish Genealogy Guide

Claire Santry’s Irish Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Ancestors in Ireland is a book deserving of a place in every Irish family historian’s library. Whether you’re brand new to researching or an ‘old hand’ at genealogy, you’ll find value in this guide, published in 2017 by Family Tree Books.


Back door to FamilySearch

Lots of blogging about FamilySearch during the past week or so, and here’s more.


Another July 4th special: Irish newspapers

New subscribers to the Irish Newspaper Archives can get a 50% discount through July 7th!

Take a dip in Familysearch

“New FamilySearch enhanced civil registration collection holds enhanced detail,” says the Irish Genealogy News (IGN) headline.


Free Findmypast weekend

Findmypast is offering free access to its British and Irish records this weekend, June 22-26.

Irish Census substitutes

Have you exhausted all possibilities for finding your ancestors in 19th century Irish records? Maybe not.

Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors

June 10th is Irish Saturday at the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS) library with a class on “Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors.”


Poor Law Union removals from England blogs can be regular sources of historic context about their records. Today’s Ancestry UK posting is an excellent example.