Read the latest edition of Clann

The Irish Family History Foundation (IFHF) publishes a quarterly e-newsletter, Clann, and the first 2015 issue is now available.


RootsIreland corrected

If you read a few days ago about the new County Carlow records coming online at, you may have done some research and been surprised to discover your Catholic ancestors had been baptized as Baptists. It was a mistake, not a religious conversion.


Pluses and Minuses at

You may have read about the fee schedule change for research on, the website of the Irish Family History Foundation (IFHF). I have not used the site myself, but I understand there is now a charge to view the IFHF indexes on – and that’s before an additional charge to see a transcription […]

Lucky to be from Monaghan

If you weren’t at IGSI’s meeting yesterday in New Brighton, you missed Tom Rice’s very informative presentation about Irish resources on the Internet (as well as hearing about other benefits of being an IGSI member)!

If you’re lucky enough to have County Monaghan ancestors, here’s some late-breaking news which may be of interest to […]