Irish Family History Society

Connecting People With Their Irish Roots

Newspaper.com birth Announcement Index

These small newspaper announcements hold a wealth of information for genealogists eager to document births in their family trees. This new searchable archive contains over 70 million birth announcements,

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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 uk.forceswarrecords.com with

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Family History Zone

This organisation has lots of interesting articles on its website. We selected just two below, but there are many, many more. HOW TO USE HISTORICAL

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Ulster Settlers Database

The Ulster Settlers Database, an exciting biographical and historical resource, is now available to researchers. Making innovative use of historical data relating to the English and Scottish

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Great Famine Lecture Series

The Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council is inviting everyone to attend an international online lecture series titled, “Rippling Effects of The Great Irish

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Irish Labour History Website 

Newly Digitised Material Added To New Irish Labour History WebsiteThe newly re-designed Irish Labour History Society website, www.irishlabourhistorysociety.com, includes a number of newly digitised items

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Free History Magazine

The October edition of the online history magazine, 200, takes us back to the autumn of 1822, reporting the news then but in the language

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Free Genealogy Advisory Service

The National Archives’ Genealogy Advisory Service is now available as a face-to-face service and will also continue to operate via email. Assistance will be available

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New resources on IFHS website

30 June 2022 new section in member’s area The IFHS is regularly getting bulletins, newsletters, announcements, etc. from organisations it is affiliated with. And other

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No-1-of-2022-News-Sheet

IFHS has just published its first News Sheet of 2022. It is available for downloading (PDF format) from the Member’s Section of this website.

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Our New Magazine is Out!

The Irish Family History Magazine, Volume 37 has just been printed. With lots of articles covering various topics, as you can see below. Members will

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Find my past discount for members

Find my past https://www.findmypast.ie/ is offering 25% discounts on selected memberships. Offer end date: Sunday 28th November 2021 Log into the members’ section or become

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Back to our past

The Genealogy and Family History experience is back in the RDS! The show will provide access to 30 presentations on both genetic & general genealogy

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Family Tree Memory Keeper

“Family Tree Memory Keeper” is a paperback from the editors of “Family Tree Magazine”. Produced in 2013, it is a workbook which makes it easy

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RootsTech 2022

RootsTech 2022, the annual Genealogy Conference will take place from 3 – 5 March, 2022.  As in 2021, it will be fully virtual and free

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AGM 2021

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June 2020 IFHS Update

Hello to all our members from Noel chairperson IFHS and the members of the IFHS committee- Lucinda, Joan, Roy and Dan. Hope you are keeping

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New Databases on FindMyPast

FindMyPast have added new databases for Civil Registers Indexes for births and marriages which link to birth and marriage records on Irish Genealogy.  You will

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Finding your Ancestors in Kerry

Finding your Ancestors in Kerry Kay Caball ISBN 978-1-907990-08-3 €13.00 Pages 160 Published by Flyleaf Press Dublin www.flyleaf.ie This is another family history research guide in

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Tracing your Donegal Ancestors

By Helen Meehan and Godfrey Duffy      ISBN 978-0-9539974-9-7 Published by Flyleaf Press  www.flyleaf.ie  Price €13 plus p&p   County Donegal is interesting in the fact that it

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Dr Kathleen Lynn

There is a campaign to name the future National Children’s Hospital after Dr Kathleen Lynn. For details see:  https://my.uplift.ie/petitions/children-s-hospital-to-be-named-after-dr-kathleen-lynn

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Beyond 2022

A digital reconstruction of the Public Record Office of Ireland building and its collections has been launched as part of the Centenary commemorations.  The building

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Irish Roots

Published by Irish Roots Media Ltd., Blackrock, Blessington, Co. Wicklow. The Society recently received the second edition of this publication produced by Irish Roots Media

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The Second World War

by Phil Tomaselli Published by The Federation of Family History Societies. The Second World War was long, complex and brutal. People living between the years

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