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This website is currently under construction. Links to a number of website vital to Irish research are included below.

Census Records

Images and transcripts for the two surviving sets of historic census returns (1901 and 1911) are available free on the National Archives of Ireland website.
See : Census Search

Parish Records

RC and Church of Ireland Parish records for records for Dublin City, RC records for South West Co. Cork, RC and Church of Ireland Parish records for Co. Kerry and Church of Ireland records for Co. Carlow are available free on the website run by the Dept. of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht at : (many of the records have images availabale)

Irish Family History Foundation is a pay-website with transcripts of many parish records on their website
see :

Civil Records

An Index to civil BMD records is available on the FamilySearch website at : link
Extracted civil birth records at link      (includes some baptisms)
Extracted civil marriage records at link  
Extracted civil death records at link  

(the extracted records cover many records from 1864 to approx 1880 - plus
non-Catholic marriages from 1845

General Registration Office

To order research certs from the GRO by post, download the order from their website at this page and make sure to include the references located on the BMD index. i.e. name, record type (e.g. birth), registration district, year/quarter, volume number and page number. Note - that all orders should be sent to head office in Roscommon.

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