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Researching in Dublin

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   Last week I sent out press releases and flyers on the October Research Trip to Dublin and I’ve received a number of inquiries.  Some people have asked if it’s worth the trip since “all of the records burned in the fire.”  …

Creating a Reference Library for Irish Research

   What’s on your library shelf?  I’m frequently asked about reference books for Irish research, so I thought I’d share some of my favorites.  This is not a comprehensive list, but covers the basics.   …

Read the Description Before Your Search

   Last week FindMyPast announced new databases of Irish non-conformist records.  Non-conformists were Protestants, not members of the Church of Ireland.  That would include Presbyterians, Methodists, Congregationalists, Baptists and Quakers.  …

Military Records - A Case Study

Drafted Men

   Did your ancestor fight in the Civil War?  It is estimated that over 144,000 Irish Americans fought on both sides of this War and information about their origins in Ireland may be in their pension file.  

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