Tracing your ancestry
Go back to your roots with an exceptional voyage of self-discovery
Irish the world over
Embark on a wonderful voyage of self-discovery by uncovering your Irish ancestors and visiting the land they left behind.
Certificate of Irish Heritage
Celebrate your Irish roots, and honor your Irish Ancestors, by getting an official Certificate of Irish Heritage. Certificates of Irish Heritage are issued by the Irish Government to those who have at least one Irish Ancestor.
The Major Repositories in Ireland
Discover where you can find information about your ancestors
Explore your Scots-Irish heritage
If your ancestors proudly called Northern Ireland home, there's never been a more exciting time for a homecoming than right now.
Skibbereen Heritage Centre, in Skibbereen West Cork, features two main...
Kilkenny Archaeology Society operates from Rothe House in Kilkenny...
What else to explore
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Survey taken in Ireland between 1848 and 1864, with free search
Free search of Irish civil birth, marriage and death registers 1845-1958
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Use your DNA to rediscover your Irish Heritage