Today is THE BIG DAY for Irish researchers as we’re all hoping our brick walls will tumble. The calendar has turned to 8 July Down Under but it seems we’re going to be waiting until 9 July at midnight for the Big Event. What Big Event? The release of the National Library of Ireland’s digitised … More Are you going green?
I have launched yet another blog…not quite sure why when I can’t keep up with all those I have. However gearing up for all the One Place Study enthusiasms which will occur on the Unlock the Past Cruise next week, I thought I should get started. As you know I’ve had an interest in the … More A certain lack of wisdom?
This is Week 43 in my Beyond the Internet series in which I explore the sources of information beyond our computer screens. This week we’re off to Ireland’s green fields with the Griffith’s Valuations. I could make my life easier, and this post very brief, by exhorting you to beg, borrow or buy a copy of James Reilly’s book … More Beyond the Internet: Week 43 – Griffith’s Valuations
In Part 1, we had a brief excursion through the possible records in the new land, to learn where you might learn more about your ancestors’ Irish origins. With a bit of luck you’ve gained some clues on their home place from these resources so now you can turn your sights on the old country’s … More Finding Irish Ancestors: Part 2 – The Old Country