County libraries and historical societies

If you know your ancestor’s county of origin, don’t overlook county libraries and historical societies.


24 (26?) generations of Fitzgeralds

The Fitzgerald clan will be celebrating the family’s 24 generations on July 2-5, 2015, at Dromana House, Villierstown, in West Waterford. They will also be commemorating the 800 years since King John of England granted Counties Cork and Waterford to Fitzgerald ancestor Thomas Fitz-Anthony.


Cork – Then and Now

The Irish National Archives has an outstanding collection of photographs, and their images have no known copyright. An Irish tour company has taken a creative approach by combining old pictures of Cork from the Archives with new photographs of the same scene.


IGSI Classes for July-September, 2014

Mark your calendars for these events!


Armagh, Cork North East and Waterford Records

The Irish Family History Foundation’s Online Research Service (ORS) recently announced the availability of additional records from the Armagh Ancestry, Mallow Heritage and Waterford Heritage centres.


Beginning in 1989, the Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI) has worked with the Genealogical Office of Ireland in Dublin to research and index Irish estate records located in the National Library of Ireland (NLI) and the National Archives of Ireland (NAI).