Links of Irish Interest


This is not intended to be a comprehensive list but a selection of links, which I have found to be useful in my own search. I have made no attempt to prioritise or alphabetise them but rather leave them in 'bargin basement style'.


Government and Local Government sites


Irish Embassies and Consular Offices

Irish Government Home Page

Land Registry and Registry of Deeds

Land Registers of Northern Ireland

Ordnance Survey of Ireland

Valuation Office

Facts about Ireland - Dept. of Foreign Affairs

Cork Corporation

National Archieves




  National Library

The Chester Beatty Library

Limerick City Public Library

Cork City Library

Dublin City Public Library


Irish Cultural Links


Crawford Municipal Art Gallery - Cork

The Hunt Museum - Limerick

Irish Music - Comhaltas Ceóltoirí Eireann

Irish Writers Centre

Online Resources for Writers

Garda Siochána Museum-Archives



Names and Places


  Sean Ruad's Irish Townland Database

Irish Post Office Finder

Irish History in Maps

Irish Tourism Board

Surnames of county Cork

Celtic, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish Names

On-line Irish Names Research

Celtic, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish Names


Irish Universities and Institutes


Dublin City University

University of Limerick

University College, Dublin

University College Cork

University College Galway


Irish Newspapers


  Galway Advertiser 

Irish Times

Limerick Post Newspaper 

Limerick Leader

An Phoblacht - Republican News 

Munster Express

The Examiner


Obituaries And Cemetaries


Obits Index - Ireland

The Obituary Archive Search Engine

Irish Times (Dublin), Obituaries, 1999

The Commonwealth War Graves Commishion

    Cemeteries of Ireland - Irish Cemetery Records

Brosna Cemetery, Co. Kerry

Westport Castlebar area Cemeteries

Glasnevin Cemetary, Dublin


General Links of Irish Interest


Timetables -  Iarnrod Eireann - the Irish Rail Service

Local Ireland

Royal Munster Fusiliers

Genealogical Society of Ireland

Irish Ancestors - Irish Times

The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA)

The National Archives of Ireland Genealogy Genealog

Vital Records for County Mayo

County Tipperary Historical Society

Kerry Home Page

Ireland - BDM Exchange

RMS TITANIC passengers boarded at Queenstown in Cork

Pavee Point - Irish Travelling Families

GenConnect at RootsWeb


Diocese of Ferns Wexford Ireland Main

Church of Ireland Genalogical Searches

Presbyterian Historical Society

Deciphering Old Handwriting

Cyndi's List - Ireland & Northern Ireland

Wexford Ireland, Wexford Web, Enniscorthy, New Ross, Gorey

The myth of the "Black" Irish

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild


New York Emigrant Savings Bank Project

Rosses Point and Coney Island

Genealogy Resources on the Internet

 McCarthy Home Page

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