Thursday, 19 March, 2020
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It's a great day for anyone researching Kerry Roots!

County Kerry has joined Roots Ireland with a huge collection of RC parish records!

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

These records are as follows:
Ardfert (marriages, 1859-1900; baptisms, 1859-1900);
Ballybunion (baptisms, 1831-1901); Ballyheigue (baptisms, 1858-1900); Ballylongford (baptisms, 1823-1900); Cahirciveen (baptisms, 1845-1900; marriages, 1863-1900);
Cahirdaniel (baptisms, 1893-1910; marriages, 1831-1910);
Castleisland (baptisms, 1823-1900; marriages, 1822-1900);
Castlemaine (baptisms, 1804-1900); Causway (marriages, 1809-1900);
Dromod (baptisms, 1850-1901; marriages, 1850-1900);
Duagh (marriages, 1827-1911);
Fossa (baptisms, 1857-1902; marriages, 1857-1916);
Glenbeigh/Glencar (baptisms, 1825-1900); Glenbeigh (marriages, 1829-1898);
Glencar (marriages, 1871-1884);
Glengarriffe (baptisms, 1846-1877; marriages, 1847-1875);
Kenmare (baptisms, 1819-1900; marriages, 1819-1907);
Killarney (baptisms, 1785-1900; marriages, 1792-1900);
Spa (baptisms, 1866-1920; marriages, 1867-1915);
Tarbert (baptisms, 1859-1900; marriages, 1859-1900);
Tuosist (baptisms, 1844-1891; marriages, 1879-1882).

For the list of records for Kerry, and to search these records, go to

If you need help e.g. figuring out which Catholic parish your Kerry Ancestor came from or have any other questions be sure to jump onto our dedicated volunteer Message Board for County Kerry at:

Did you know that you can also add your ancestor to our Ancestor Chronicles to reconnect and discover more?