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Irish Genealogy: Irish Administrative Divisions: Parishes

Mitchell, Brian, A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland,
(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1986), 115.

Once you have identified the townland where your ancestor lived in Ireland, and have referred to the

Irish Genealogy: Irish Administration Divisions: Townlands

"Pat" Moughty Land Barnacor

Townland of Barnacor in County Westmeath

As I mentioned in my last blog, the most important information for finding your ancestors in Ireland is knowing the location, preferably the townland, where they lived.

Irish Genealogy: Strategies for Starting Your Irish Research

Fair Day at Carrickmacross, County Monaghan 

Researching Irish ancestors has never been easy.  You may have heard that you can’t do Irish research because everything was lost in the1922 fire at Four Courts (which among other things, housed the Public Records Office).  …

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