Category Archives: Archive material

New online Genealogical Resources for Ireland

While there are some roadblocks still remaining in getting Irish archival material online, recently, a lot of records have been appearing on the web. The Irish National Archives has uploaded the Tithe Applotments, with some blatant errors but you can … Continue reading

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More Publicity on the Lack of Online Records from St. Mary and St. Anne, Cork

The Irish Times newspaper, 4th June 2012 has the following report. Also see my blog post (and comments by others) at: Cork Ancestral Project Church Records. Comments welcome. Article removed.

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Digitized Records in the Irish Context

The trend in having original records available online is to be applauded. It is vital to have digitized records but it is also very important to have the original records scanned to show the handwriting and context as well as … Continue reading

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Birth, marriage and death records and more, for Irish Genealogy

At the start of 2011, I feel obliged to post on the availablity of Irish records online. I want to emphasise the value of Familysearch.org for anyone doing Irish genealogical research. This website, set up by the Mormons continues to … Continue reading

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Cork Murphy Brewery Archive Index now online

The Irish Times reported on Friday 29th January, 2120, that the Murphy Brewery Archives Index is now online: “The history of Murphy’s Brewery in Cork has become available for public perusal with a new online guide to the institution’s archives. … Continue reading

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Thousands of 19th century Land files to be shredded

I was alerted to the following article by a posting on a Cork genealogy message board today (Friday 29th January 2010): Irish Times article on Irish Land files which are to be shredded according to the article. What do YOU … Continue reading

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Reply from the Dept. Arts, Sport and Tourism

I sent feedback through the website http://www.irishgenealogy.ie to ask how one would access an original copy of a record using the volume and page number provided on their website http://www.irishgenealogy.ie This was their reply on the 5th January 2010: All … Continue reading

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