News from Ireland

Stay connected with your Irish place of origin

When: Thursday, 2 April, 2020

Our Chronicles are designed to connect people descended from the same place in Ireland by enabling them to share information about their ancestors, the buildings they lived in and the events that shaped their lives. Stay connected with your Irish county or civil parish diaspora by:

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Stay connected with your Irish place of origin

New County Kerry Records Online

When: Thursday, 19 March, 2020

New Kerry Records by Brendan Scott Roots Ireland are delighted to announce the addition of 220,000 Roman Catholic baptismal and marriage records from County Kerry to the Roots Ireland database at


Tell us where you Ancestor emigrated to

When: Monday, 17 February, 2020

If you have already created an Ancestor Chronicle you can now edit it to also include information about whether they stayed in Ireland or moved abroad.  Follow the instructions in this video and remember to save your changes at the end.

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Tracing Your Sligo Ancestors (2nd edition)

When: Monday, 2 December, 2019

Published by the Ancestor Network, this is an extensively revised and updated edition of their acclaimed guide to ancestral research on the families of county Sligo. In particular, many new on-line genealogy sources have been added.

Tracing your Sligo Ancestors

How to locate parish of origin

When: Monday, 22 July, 2019

Interwoven in the Irish subconscious is this strong attachment to one's ancestral land. So it's no surprise that the quest to find one's way home is at the heart of what makes genealogy so addictive.

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IrelandXO Insight - how to locate Irish parish of origin

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