Irish Ancestry

Welcome to the ancestry and genealogical research hub here in The Wild Geese community.  Here, you'll be able to communicate with your fellow amateur genealogists, and even professional genealogists as you tenaciously work toward filling out that family tree.

This is where we'll work together as we attempt to break through the "brick walls" in our family history research.

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Latest Activity: Nov 1, 2023

Ancestry Articles

The Wild Geese’s Latest Initiative: Relentlessly Uncovering Our Irish Ancestry

Searching for Your Irish Ancestors, Part 1 – Getting Started, by Nicola Morris

Searching for Your Irish Ancestors, Part 2 - Birth Records, by Nicola Morris

Searching for  Your Irish Ancestors, Part 3 - The Roman Catholic Parish Registers, by Nicola Morris

Searching for Your Irish Ancestors, Part 4 – Records for Other Religious Denominations, by Nicola Morris

Searching for Your Irish Ancestors, Part 5 – Estate Records, by Nicola Morris

Using Irish Census Returns in Genealogical Research, by Helen Kelly

Researching Your Irish Family History: Census Search Forms, by Helen Kelly

Griffith's 'Primary Valuation of Tenements', by Helen Kelly

Census Substitutes in Irish Genealogical Research, by Helen Kelly

A Clue for Finding Towns and Counties From Which Your Ancestors Came, by Dee Notaro

Memorials, Tombstones and Centotaphs, by Dee Notaro

Using Newspapers in Your Genealogical Research, by Nicola Morris

Westmeath Emigrants to Argentina, by Helen Kelly

Find Your Roots While Visiting Ireland, by Helen Kelly

Genealogy Tips: Map Copyright Traps, by Dee Notaro

Genealogy of Others & Introduction, by Dr. Jane Lyons

Magnificent Cromwell-Era Maps of Ireland Unveiled, by Ryan O'Rourke

Recording Your Own Story, by Dee Notaro

Find Your Irish Family in the Late Middle Ages, by Ryan O'Rourke

Irish DNA Surname Analysis - How It Works, by Alannah Ryane

Geo-Genealogy of Irish Surnames, by Ryan O'Rourke

Your Home’s ‘Family Tree’: Q&A With Know Thy Place’s Colm Moloney

Book Review: Joseph Buggy's 'Finding Your Irish Ancestors in New York City', by Kevin Gleeson

Jane Lyons' 'From Ireland': A Lifelong Labour of Love, by Bit Devine

Geneablogger Deborah Large Fox Interview on Irish Genealogy

What is an Orphan Train?, by Dee Notaro

‘BIRTHDAY BOY’: Seeking ‘Patrick O’Connor’, by Gerry Regan

Family Trees, by The Irish Gift

Certifiably Irish: A Community Chat with Kay Woods from The Certificate of Irish Heritage

Irish Family History with Celebrity Genealogist Megan Smolenyak, by Alannah Ryane

On What Day of the Week Were You Born?, by Dee Notaro

Discussion Forum

Ancestor of the Spanish Amada

Started by Jonahan J Kimball Nov 1, 2023. 0 Replies

Haggerty, Hegarty, Higgity plus 35 more variants

Started by Francis Matthew Haggerty. Last reply by Francis Matthew Haggerty Sep 9, 2022. 4 Replies

Moran and my DNA, Etc...

Started by Jennifer Okell. Last reply by Nollaig 2016 Aug 30, 2020. 1 Reply

The Collins Papers

Started by Nollaig 2016 Oct 17, 2019. 0 Replies

Dublin Graveyards Directory

Started by Nollaig 2016 Jul 28, 2019. 0 Replies

My Kerry Ancestors

Started by Nollaig 2016 Jan 28, 2019. 0 Replies

Irish Military Archives

Started by Nollaig 2016 Dec 11, 2018. 0 Replies

Limerick Archives

Started by Nollaig 2016 Dec 11, 2018. 0 Replies

County Waterford Archives

Started by Nollaig 2016 Oct 27, 2018. 0 Replies


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