Irish Family History Society

Connecting People With Their Irish Roots

Did You Ever Own a Volkswagen Beetle?

There is a social history project currently being undertaken on the Volkswagen Beetle. A book is being written that will encompass not just the historical facts and figures around the assembly and distribution of VWs but also the social history surrounding the ownership of them.  A website has been set up here to encourage the Irish public to upload photos from their own archives and family albums for consideration for use in the book or alternatively by emailing images to Trevor Brady at or Cathal O’Toole at

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FREE ACCESS to Genealogy records

ANCESTRY is providing free access to certain military records until midnight 13 November. You need to register for free with its associated website with

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Older IFHS Journals now free!

To celebrate our 40 year anniversary, the Irish Family History Society is now offering all older journals (2016 and before) for FREE!. You only pay

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