Friday June 5, 2020

Millions of historical family records now online in bid to lure Diaspora researchers

Genealogists now get free web access to all birth, marriage and death certs

8th September, 2016
Ancestral records of all hatches, matches and dispatches now freely available online. Pic: Pixabay

Over 2.5 million historic records of births, marriages and deaths are now available online for the first time.

The family records, from the General Register Office, have now been put into the public domain.

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar TD, have jointly placed the images on the web.

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