Irish Genealogy & Family History

Are you interested in discovering more on your Irish family history? In this section, I have included articles (and podcasts) that include stories, explanations and approaches to help with investigating your own Irish family history. You might even receive a little inspiration to break down one or two family history brick walls!

Most Popular Articles on Irish Genealogy & Family History

Irish Genealogy & Family History Articles by Year

2021

The Irish Ancestry Trail
Irish Placenames – An Overview
Using the Irish Tithe Applotment Books
Stuck In Your Irish Ancestry Research? Here’s What to Do Next.

2020

Irish American Genealogy – Tips from a US Genealogist
Patrick Cleburne – From Cork to The Battle of Franklin
Is It Time To Start Your Irish Fan Club?
Do You Have Irish Famine Orphans in Your Family Tree?
Irish Church Records: Are You Looking In The Correct Place?

2019

An Irishman and the 99th Regiment of Foot.
Looking for County Donegal Ancestry
Using a Simple Irish Ancestry Timeline
Start Your Irish Ancestry Search in the right place.
The Streets of a Small Town in County Tipperary.
Where to Start Searching for Your Irish Ancestor.
Do you Know your Irish Ancestral Origins?
Tracing My Irish Ancestors from Tipperary.
Irish Civil Records – and the Origins of One Irish Grandmother

2018

Find the places of your Irish Ancestors – An Irish Historical Map.
Is That Jerry with a J? Is This Biblical Name Irish?
Do You have an Irish Family History Puzzle Like This One?
Five Surprising Ways to Search the 1901 Irish Census Records
Have an Ancestry Brickwall? Here’s a new way to look at it.
Get the most from Irish Ancestry Records
Our Top 5 Letters from Ireland Over 5 Years
Irish Ancestry Trail – Australia – Introduction
Do You Like this Irish Folklore collection?
Welcome to Jack’s World – An Irish Obituary
Irish Ancestry Trail – Canada – Nova Scotia
From the High King of Ireland to South Australia
From County Mayo to a Wagon Train out West
An Irish Rebellion in Australia
Irish Ancestry Trail – Canada – Newfoundland
Irish Ancestry Trail – Canada – Introduction
Four Irish-Canadian Stories
From the Banks of the Rhine to the Banks of the Shannon
One Last Trip Back to Ireland
One Million Letters – Here are 10 of Them
Is There Such a thing as Irish DNA?
Saint Brigid and The Story of a Remembered Soldier
The Origins of Two Irish Counties.
Would You Like to Hear the Tale of an Irish Knight?
The Story of Two Irish Immigrants.

2017

Irish Naming Patterns
From Fairy-Gaul to the Irish in Montreal
Partridge Island, Saint John
Grosse Ile – The Original Isle of Tears
The Night of the Big Wind
An Irish Boat to New Brunswick.
A Letter from Australia to Ireland