In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Findmypast is offering free access for the next 5 days! Now, more than 116 million Irish records are free to all you lads and lasses.
Free Irish Genealogy Records
Irish records are free at Findmypast for the next 5 days. It starts today, March 13th and lasts through the 17th in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. These records are completely free to search and explore, providing genealogists from around the globe the opportunity to learn more about the lives of their Irish ancestors.
· Over 10 million Irish Catholic Parish Registers
· Over 15 million Census, Land & Substitute records including the 1901 and 1911 censuses
· Over 30 million detailed Court & Prison Records
· Over 33 million Irish newspaper articles spanning the years 1708 to 1956
· Over 7.3 million Dog Licences
· Over 24 million Irish Passenger Lists
· Over 2.4 million workhouse & poor law records
· Over1.4 million Irish Quaker records
· Over 350,000 records from World War 1, the Easter Rising & more
· Landed Estates Court records featuring details of over 500,000 tenants residing on estates all over Ireland
· The complete Griffith’s Valuation
· Over 2.3 million Social History & Directory Records, including the most comprehensive online collection of national directories, dating back to 1814
· Indexes to Irish wills dating from 1270 – 1858
A Free Live Webinar, Too
On Thursday March 16th at 4pm GMT, Findmypast will be hosting a free St Patrick’s Day Webinar presented by Fiona Fitzsimons, the founder and research director of Eneclann, a Trinity College Campus Company. Fiona manages teams of expert researchers to provide Irish and British family history as well as running a successful probate genealogy service. Her talk, entitled, “Secrets to Successful Irish Family Research,” will cover strategies for online research, Irish customs and traditions, and collateral records to help “bridge the gaps.” You can register for this free webinar by clicking here.
Learn More About Webinars
If you haven’t heard much about genealogy webinars, there is lots to learn! Read here to learn about six of my favorite webinar websites.