Websites for Irish Research

A Few General Genealogy Websites - with Irish content
Site name and link Comments
Cyndi's List  
FamilySearch  
Ancestry.com $  
 
Major Irish Websites
findmypast $  
RootsIreland $  
Irish Genealogy.ie  
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland  
The National Archives of Ireland  
The National Library of Ireland  
Ask about Ireland  
Presybyterian Historical Society  
Church of Ireland Library  
John Grenham's Irish Ancestors $  
Valuation Office - Genealogy Resources  
 
Irish Jurisdiction and Place Information
IreAtlas  Townland Database
Placenames Database of Ireland  
Index to A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland  
Townland Database A search tool
Townlands of 1901 Census  
Search for Modern Townlands  
The Quagmire of Adminstrative Districts Article
Irish Local Names Explained  
How to Identify Irish Places Article by John Grenham
Links to many maps of Ireland  
Interactive Ordnance Survey Maps  
Poor Law Union map + Click on Poor Law Union to seen Civil Parishes and Townlands within each Poor Law Union
Irish Placenames Irish places and placename research tools at John Grenham's website
Landed Estates Database Connacht and munster Landed Estates Database, showing owner, locations, images, reference sources.
 
Irish Names
Atlas of Family Names in Ireland  
Irish Personal Names A FamilySearch Wiki article
Irish Names Links to digitized books at Library Ireland
Irish Surnames Surname research tools to John Grenham's Irish Ancestors website
 
The Record Interpreter A Collection of Abbreviations, Latin Words, and Names Used in English Historical Manuscrits and Records.
Common Surnames of Ireland  
 
Key Irish Repositories
 
Online Guides
How to trace your Irish fmaily history: a step-by-step guide Online artice by John Grenham
A Primer in Irish Genealolgy PDF downland 61 page phamphlet by Sean Murphy
FamilySearch WIKI page on Irish Genealogy A host of links to excellent tutorials.