Irish Genealogy Sleuth

Below is a list of sites that we use when conducting Irish genealogy research. If you're still working in United States records, visit the United States Genealogy Sleuth page. These are all searchable online databases or informative tools. If your Irish ancestors went to another country besides the United States, see these International Links. If you find a record online for which you'd like a copy of the original, please contact us. Subscriptions sites are marked $. This page updated 20 March 2010. Enjoy!

Census and Substitutes 
Directories of Ireland
$
Ulster Directories (by PRONI)
Irish Census Links on Census Finder

1630 Muster Roll County Donegal
 
1659 County Kerry Census
 
1740 Protestant Housekeepers in Cos. Antrim, Derry, Donegal, and Londonderry
 
$
1749 Census Diocese of Elphin
$

1766 Irish Religious Census 
1766 Diocese of Cloyne County Cork
 
1769 Ferrar's Limerick City Directory

Irish Flax Growers List 1796 
1803 Agricultural Census Co. Antrim
 $
 
1831 Census Index, Co. Londonderry $
1823-1837 Tithe Applotment Books Northern Ireland $ 
1826-1838 Tithe Applotment Books Co. Donegal

1831 Tithe Defaulters List

1841 Census Index, Co. Cavan 

William Smith O'Brien Petition 1848-1849
 $

1850 Shaw's Dublin City Directory
 
1851 Dublin City Census $
1901 Ardmalin, Clonca Parish, County Donegal
 
1901 County Kerry Census 
1901 Ashbourne, County Meath Census
 
1901 County Roscommon & Leitrim Census
 
1901 United Kingdom Census
 

1911 Census of Ireland
1911 Glen, Killymard, County Donegal
 
1911 Moville, County Donegal
 
1911 Mountcharles, Inver, County Donegal
 
1911 Scrawhill, Killymard, County Donegal
 
1939-1940 Dublin City Electoral Lists

 

Cemetery Sites
Ireland’s Gravestone Index
 
Commonwealth War Graves WWI, WII 
County Sligo Ireland Cemeteries
 
County Tipperary Ireland Cemeteries 
Cemetery Transcriptions Ireland
 
Interment.net Cemetery Transcriptions

Memorials of the Dead Galway & Mayo
$ 
 

 

  Dates and Currency
Calendar Conversions
 
Current Value of Old Money
 
Inflation Calculator
 
The World Clock Time Zones

 

Wills and Administrations
Irish Wills Indexes 
Irish Will Calendars 1858-1878
 
Irish Will Calendars 1878-1900
 $
Irish Wills Index 1484-1858
 $

 

Land Records
Relief Commission Papers 1845-1847
 
Griffith's Primary Valuation 1847-1864 (Ask About Ireland)
Griffith's Primary Valuation 1847-1864
 (Irish Origins) $ 
Griffith's Primary Valuation 1847-1864
(Ancestry.com) $
Griffith's Primary Valuations Co. Leitrim-Roscommon

Griffith's Primary Valuation Co. Tyrone

 

Tons o' Links Sites
Cyndi's List - Ireland 
Tiara Irish Research Links
 
Irish Genealogical Society International Links 

The Irish Times Links
 

About.com Genealogy Links
 

 
Newspapers, Obituaries &
Biographies

Belfast Newsletter Indexes 1737-1800 
 Belfast Telegraph Archive 1995-Present 
Belfast Gazette 1922-Present
  
Co. Clare Champion Biographical Notices 1935-1985
 
Contemporary Irish Newspapers
 

Inventory of Irish Newspapers 
Ireland Old News
 
Irish Newspaper Archives
 
Nick Reddan's Newspaper Abstracts, Limerick, Dublin 1750-1840
 
Old Irish Newspaper Abstracts
 

Obituary Daily Times
  
Obituary Links
 
Ancestry's Collection of Obituaries
 
UK and Ireland Obit Collection
 $
 


Surname Research
Irish Ancestors Index
 
Irish Surname Search 
GenForum

Surname Helper

Surname Springboard
 
Surname Search

 

Library and Archives Catalogs 
Richard Hayes' Manuscript Sources & Periodical Sources

Canada Digital Library
 
Irish County Archives 
Irish Heritage Centres
 

Libweb - Library Servers Online
 
Libraries of Europe
 
Librarians' Internet Index
 
Linen Hall Library Belfast
 
National Library of Ireland
 
National Archives of Ireland
 
Public Record Office Northern Ireland
 
UK National Archives
Family History Library
 
NARA Archival Information Locator
 
Public Libraries of U.S.
 
 


Military
Ancestry.com Military Records
 
Militia Attestations Index 1872-1915 $
Commonwealth War Graves WWI, WII 
Australian War Records
 
Canadian Expeditionary Force WWI

 

 

Irish Vitals
Civil Registration Indexes 1845-1958

Central Signposting Index (IGL)  
IFHF Heritage Centres Record Search
 
CMC Record Project
 

International Genealogical Index
 
Irish Records Extraction Database
 
$
Dublin Church Records

Dublin City Church Records

County Kerry Church Records

 

Place Names & Maps
1839 Irish Maps
 
Dublin City 1847 Ordnance Survey $
Griffith's Survey Maps & Plans 1847-1864
 $
Hibernian Atlas, Ireland 1798
 $

Irish Times Place Name Search
 
IreAtlas Townland Database
 
Ordnance Survey of Ireland
 
Topographical Dictionary Ireland 1837
 
 British Gazetteer 
U.K. Old Maps Online
 
Streetmap U.K.
 
Expedia.com Maps
 
MapQuest
 
Portals to the World Info


 

 Occupational Records
Royal Irish Constabulary 1816-1921 $


Tools
Eircom Irish Phonebook
 
Irish Telephone Directories 
This Day in History
  
The Soundex Machine
 
Relationship Chart
 
Time Line Generator
 
 

Directories and Archives
Irish Catholic Parishes Worldwide 
Northern Ireland Public Libraries
 
Republic of Ireland Public Libraries

Periodical Source Index (PERSI)
 $
   

Nobility and Gentry
Burke's Peerage and Gentry
 $
Landed Gentry Great Britain & Ireland $
Burke's Commoners Great Britain & Ireland
 $
 

  Naturalization & Immigration Lists  
Canadian Immigration Records
 
Ships Transcriber Guild
 
Ulster Scots to Boston, MA 1718

Ireland to Australia 1788-1868
 
Castle Garden NYC Passengers 1830-1892

Search for Missing Friends

Search for Missing (Irish) Friends: Boston Pilot 1831-1920
 $ 
New York Passenger Lists 1851-1891
 $
Transatlantic Migration: North America to Britain and Ireland 1858-1870
$

Emigrants from Irish ports to USA 1890
 $
Irish & British Ports Outgoing Passenger Lists 1890-1899
 $  
 
Ellis Island Immigration 1892-1924
 
Ellis Island 1892-1924 Advanced
 


  
Local History and Genealogy
Co. Antrim Resources
 
Co. Armagh Resources
 
Co. Carlow Genealogy Resources
 
Co. Cavan Genealogy Links
 
Co. Clare Library Genealogy Sources 
Co. Cork Genealogy Links
 

Co. Cork Genealogy (Co. Library)

Co. Derry Genealogy Records 
Co. Donegal Records
 
Co. Down Genealogist Sources
 
Co. Dublin Genealogy Records 

Co. Fermanagh Resources
 
Co. Galway Genealogy Information
 
Co. Kerry Genealogy Links
  
Co. Kilkenny Genealogy
 
Genealogy of Co. Laois (Queen's)
 
Co. Leitrim Genealogy Links
 
Co. Limerick Records
 
Co. Longford Genealogy Data
 
Co. Louth Genealogy Links
 
Co. Louth Genealogy
 
Co. Louth Parish and Probate Records $
Co. Mayo Newport Historical Society
 
Co. May Genealogy Sources
 
Co. Meath Genealogy Links
 
Co. Monaghan Records
 
Co. Offaly Resources
 
Co. Roscommon Genealogist Sources
 
Co. Sligo Genealogy Records
 
Co. Tipperary Genealogy Data
 
Co. Tyrone Records
 
Co. Waterford Genealogy Data
 
Co. Westmeath Records
 
Co. Wexford Records
 
Co. Wicklow Genealogy Resources
 
Co. Wicklow United Irishmen 1797-1804
 
IrishTimes Irish County Resources
 
 


Family Tree Databases
FamilySearch

Ancestry World Tree
  
RootsWeb WorldConnect
 
FTM World Family Tree

 

Miscellaneous Databases
GenealogyLibrary.com
 
GENUKI Ireland Genealogy Information
 
International Genealogical Index
 
Irish Origins
 
Irish Records Index, 1500-1920 
$

United Kingdom and Ireland Records 
 

 

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