Claire Santry

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The only cast-iron rule of family history is that you start from what you know and use it to find out more. Take your granny and work back from her.

There has never been a better time to research Irish family history. A revolution in access to Irish genealogical records has taken place over the pas(...)

There’s only one Irish genealogy website that I visit every day, and that’s irishgenealogynews.com. It was started by Claire Santry in 2010 and since (...)

‘On Monday, the Government will discontinue this scheme, and with it, one of the most amusing Irish websites, www.heritagecertificate.com’

If you want a certificate of Irish heritage, you had better get a move on. On Monday, the Government will discontinue this scheme, and with it, one of(...)

Irish Roots

A recently published list of the top 100 genealogy websites in the world (in the online Canadian magazine GenealogyInTime – see bit.ly/1AMsxIu) makes (...)

The pervasive hysteria about the internet killing off newspapers comes mainly from the Internet, whose native language is hysteria. Even so, writing a(...)