Irish Archives Resource

The Irish Archives Resource (IAR) recently expanded its online presence. There are now 34 contributing archive services from both northern and southern Ireland, with more than 500 collections described. IAR can be accessed at:

Note there are no images of records or archives on this website, and it is not specifically a genealogical resource. […]

More About Irish Estate Records

Most of our Irish ancestors were tenant farmers, leasing plots directly from the landowner or sub-leasing from another Irishman. Land records are a good source for family history information, even if our ancestors didn’t own real property in Ireland.