The Other Clare Roots
A recent study in Nature maps very fine regional variations in genetic make-up in the UK
Healing the extended family
Standardised surnames and place names
But what has FindMyPast done for us lately?
The top 100 genealogy websites?
How not to run screaming from the microfilm room
Science, your mammy and the common cold
Pure Irish death
The revolution will continue in 2015
Surname maps: Ireland remains unique
The long and winding road to haystack of needles
Viking society contained very little in the way of humane prisons, flat-pack furniture or Lego
Weird foreign surnames. Like ‘Walsh’.
Online Catholic parish registers from the National Library of Ireland available in summer
Thom’s Directory online
Protestants and the Irish Society for Archives
RF Foster’s ‘Vivid Faces’ and genealogy
Pushing Irish jelly up a hill
What do we lose when records are digitised?
Surprisingly synchronised cycles
Back To Our Past 2014 takes place at the RDS
Guinness in the blood
The Mayor of Boston’s Family Tree
Long Live the Revolution!
The Monica Roberts Collection
The accumulation of tens of thousands of individual and family decisions drove people overseas
Are these your symptoms?
The work of local historians and genealogists
Free downloads from the (other) National Archives
Why can’t you find your ancestors online?
The General Register Office and IrishGenealogy.ie
False friends and Boston
Resurrecting Church of Ireland records
The General Register Office indexes online
The Placenames Commission improved by abolition
Accenuate the negative
Records for Bloomsday
Identifying an Irish place-name
Attack of the killer apostrophes
Why Irish administrative areas are so peculiar
The Genealogy Roadshow and the No. 16 bus
Pre-1901 censuses launching today
Irish genealogy: hyper-competitive, post-modern capitalism?
The original records are rotting
Conga lines of dancing Northern Irish civil servants
Rootsireland must change to survive
Ancestry.com’s impending monopoly
There’s something about Paddy
Our history: a minor branch of the leisure industry?
An out-sourced cultural institution?
Indistinct invasions and migrations
New York records tackled at last
The Poor Law is still with us
If you’re English-Irish, come into the parlour
Online records over-promised and under-delivered
Townlands are a puzzle and a joy. We shouldn’t throw them away
Northern Ireland valuation records
A polite Oireachtas Committee hearing
Standing-room only if the diaspora all came back at once
Why use FindMyPast?
A little birdy told me
Flyleaf Press and their tiny little sources
Some deep genealogy
What’s on the horizon?
Why can’t you find your ancestors?
The new General Register Office research room is a disgrace
A huge collection of late-19th century/early-20th century land records is sitting in a warehouse in Co Laois, and few are granted
It all adds up as Arizona retiree traces family tree to Galway and Glasgow
Doing genealogical research for clients was thankless and laborious. These days, we just help people with their own research
If you have eight Irish great-grandparents in your family tree, born within 30km of each other, The Irish DNA Atlas needs you
Mormon genealogists have a modest ambition – to go all the way back to Adam and Eve
The Genealogical Society of Ireland performs a range of activities on a voluntary basis
It’s saturation family history for the Kingdom
Irish Roots: civil service trench warfare may be insurmountable
Irish Roots: Claire Santry’s blog is well worth a browse
Indexes of historic birth, marriage and death records are to be put online. But only the indexes
Research your family tree at irishtimes.com/ancestor
An Irishman’s Diary: Letters fizz with vividness
Volunteers are taking up the challenge of maintaining county records
A new digital project by the National Archives of Ireland has brought a fresh dimension to genealogical research
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