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Discover your poorest Irish ancestors in new records

fingmypast - Irish poverty relief records

Mary McKee, Findmypast The recently released Irish Poverty Relief Loans, 1821-1874 on Findmypast are a fascinating source for those building their Irish family tree. They record the names of over 600,000 people in rural Ireland, before during and after The Great Famine. Geographically, the records mainly cover the counties on …

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Trace your Irish family all the way back to 1595!

Niall Cullen, Findmypast Two exciting Irish family history resources were made available on Findmypast in 2015. These fascinating new collections are a fantastic addition to the largest collection of Irish family history records anywhere online and include indexes of your ancestors’ wills and marriages, right back into the 16th century.

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Discovering Irish Patriots in prison records

Niall Cullen, Findmypast The Irish Prison Registers 1790-1924 on Findmypast are an excellent source for tracing your Irish family history and provide a wealth of information about the prisoner including their name, address, place of birth, occupation, religion, education, age and even physical descriptions. The records have also become a …

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Twitter user breaks down marathon movie The Irishman into mini-series episodes

Twitter user breaks down marathon movie The Irishman into mini-series episodes

The Irishman was one of the most anticipated films of the year, as Hollywood legends Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci joined forces again to deliver another epic gangster flick. Throw in fellow A-listers Al Pacino and Harvey Kietel, and the fact that it was straight to Netflix …

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FREE WEEKEND at findmypast

FREE WEEKEND at findmypast

Findmypast has announced that this weekend, they will be opening up their archives and giving unlimited free access to billions of records and newspaper pages from all over the world. From 12pm on Thursday 27th April to 11:59pm, 1st May, absolutely everyone will have access to Findmypast’s comprehensive collections of …

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Trace your Irish roots with 50% discount

findmypast discount

Ireland Calling has teamed up with findmypast and we can offer US readers a great chance to start researching their Irish roots. Enjoy a 1 month World subscription for the price of a 1 Month US subscription, and access records from across continents. You’ll be able to build your family …

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There was more to the Guinness Family than just Arthur!

There was more to the Guinness Family than just Arthur!

Niall Cullen, Findmypast Guinness is a name that is as associated with Ireland as Murphy, O’Connell or Kelly. Therefore, it’s unsurprising that Guinnesses can be found throughout the records on Findmypast. However, not only do entries in the records relate to the famous brewing family but the lesser known branches …

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