Irish Records

Digitization of Irish RC Parish Records?

In his Irish Roots column of 25 October, John Grenham writes of the NLI’s plans to digitize its collection of RC parish records: The National Library has recently put out a request for tender for the digitisation of all of…

1901 Irish Census

Via John Reid’s Anglo-Celtic Connections, the National Archives of Ireland now reports that the 1901 census (with all data for all counties) will be available online from 3 June 2010. The digitization of the 1901 and 1911 Irish census returns,…

IFHF’s Pay-Per-View is Too Expensive

The online databases at the Irish Family History Foundation include, according to John Grenham’s best guess, “75% of per-1900 Roman Catholic registers, 50% of surviving Church of Ireland records and 30% of Presbyterian records.” So that’s a lot of records, and…