Comparison of genealogy programs
The Association of Professional Genealogists
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland
Townlands Index, is based on the 1851 census records and lists more than 60,000 townland names.
It is available online at www.ireland.com/ancestor and
www.otherdays.com.Another online version, pay-per-view, is at www.irishorigins.com
Tithe Defaulters from Data Tree Publishing, www.alphalink.com.au/~datatree
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission www.cwgc.org
Scottish General Register Office, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
1901 census for England and Wales, www.census.pro.gov.uk.
Websites no longer available web.archive.org
Sean Murphy's Beginner's Guide to Irish Genealogy , homepage.eircom.net/~seanjmurphy/dir/guide.htm
The Fianna Homepage, www.rootsweb.com/~fianna
The 'mother of all' genealogy site lists is Cyndi Howell's www.cyndislist.com
Genuki, www.genuki.org.uk/indexes/ IRLcontents.html
The Irish Ancestors listings at scripts.ireland.com/ancestor/browse/links
General Register Office Records www.groireland.ie
Latter Day Saints www.familysearch.org
www.leitrim-roscommon.com. The best site for Irish census returns
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~donegal/census.htm: volunteer transcripts for 1901 and 1911 for parts of Donegal.
Immigrant Ships Transcribers' Guild
www.ellisisland.org is the Ellis Island site which has New York arrivals' records
scripts.ireland.com/ancestor/browse/links/passship-a.htm has a selection of links to ships' lists.
http://www.nationalarchives.ie/topics/transportation/search01.html has an extensive but incomplete database of transportation records from Ireland to Australia up to 1868.
http://www.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm has details of convict arrivals in Australia
www.ancestry.com, the largest commercial genealogy site, has very little of genuine interest for Ireland. One exception is the Royal Irish Constabulary List, an index to the LDS microfilms of the original service registers. The index is about seventy per cent complete as of May 2003.
www.cwgc.org, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, is probably the best online military database.
www.greatwar.ie, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers' Association, has excellent information on the Irish in World War I.
By far the largest and most venerable collection of lists is at lists.rootsweb.com. A full Irish list can be found at www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-unk-irl.html.
groups.yahoo.com has forty-six Irish genealogy lists.
www.cyndislist.com has an enormous list indexed alphabetically.
freepages.rootsweb.com is the largest provider of free genealogy pages.
www.genealogy.com also gives users free web pages and allows searches.
www.google.com. A straightforward search on a site such as Google or Yahoo -'Murphy Family History' -can often be surprisingly rewarding.
www.nationalarchives.ie, the National Archives of Ireland
www.nli.ie, the National Library of Ireland
www.irishroots.net is the home of the Irish Family History Foundation, the umbrella body of the local heritage centre network in Ireland.
National Library of Ireland, www.nli.ie
Open 10-8.30 Mon, Tues, Wed; 10-4.30 Thurs, Fri; 10-12.30 Sat
National Archives of Ireland, Bishop St, Dublin 8 Tel: (01) 4072300, Fax: (01) 4072333
Open 10-5 Mon-Fri
General Register Office (Dublin), Joyce House, 8-11 Lombard St E., Dublin 2
Tel: (01) 6354000, Fax: (01) 6354440
Open 9.30-12.30, 2.15-4.30 Mon-Fri
Land Valuation Office, Irish Life Centre,
Abbey St Lower, Dublin 1
Tel: (01) 8171000, Fax: (01) 8171180
Email: email@example.com, Internet: www.valoff.ie Open 9.30-12.30, 2-4.30 Mon-Fri
Representative Church Body Library,
Braemor Park, Churchtown, Dublin 14 ;
Tel: (01) 4923979, Fax: (01) 4924770
Open 9-1, 1.45-5 Mon-Fri
Registry of Deeds, Henrietta St, Dublin 1
Tel: (01) 4733300
Open 10-4.30 Mon-Fri
Cork Archives Institute, Christ Church, South Main St, Cork
Tel: (021) 4277809, Fax: (021) 4274668
Open 10-1,2.30-5 Tues-Fri
Society of Friends Library, Swanbrook House, Morehampton Rd, Donnybrook, Dublin 4
Tel: (01) 6687157
Open 10.30-1 Thurs
Family History Libraries (Latter-Day Saints)
Fingtas Rd, Glasnevin, Dublin 11
Tel: (01) 8309960
Open 7-9 pm Tues-Fri; 12.30-4.30 Thurs
Sarsfield Rd, Wilton, Cork
Tel: (021) 4341737
Open 10-12 Tues; 7-9 pm Wed
Dooradoyle Rd, Limerick
7-9 pm Fri
The Genealogical Office, 2 Kildare St, Dublin 2 Tel: (01) 6618811
Open 10--4.30 Mon-Fri
MAJOR REPOSITORIES (NORTHERN IRELAND)
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland,
66 Balmoral Avenue, Belfast BT9 6NY
Tel: (01232) 661621
Open 9.15-4.45 Mon-Fri
Presbyterian Historical Society, Room 218, Church House, Fisherwick Place, Belfast BTI 6DW
Tel: (01232) 323936
Open 10-12.30 Mon-Fri; 10-12.30 and 2-4 Wed
Linen Hall Library, 17 Donegal Square North, Belfast BTI 5GD
Tel: (01232) 321707, Fax: (01232) 438586
Open 9.30-5.30 Mon-Fri; 9.30-4 Sat
General Register Office (Belfast), Oxford House, 49-55 Chichester St, Belfast BTI 4HL
Tel: (028) 90252000
MAJOR REPOSITORIES (UK)
Family Records Centre, 1 Myddelton St, Islingron ECIR lOW
Tel: (0870) 2437788, Fax: (0)1704550013
Public Record Office, Kew, Richmond, SurreyTW94DU
Tel: (020) 88763444, Fax: (020) 83925286 Internet: www.pro.gov.uk
HERITAGE CENTRES BY COUNTY
Mayo North Family History Research Centre, Enniscoe, Castlehill, Ballina, Co. Mayo ,
Tel: (096) 31809, Fax: (096) 31885 ;
North Mayo only.
South Mayo Family Research Centre, Main St, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Tel: (092) 41214, Fax: (092) 41214
South Mayo only.
WHB, New Antrim St, Castlebar
Tel: (094) 23249