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Dedicated Genealogy Research from Ireland

At Records Ireland we are dedicated to helping you to connect with your Irish family history through our professional research service.

Our principal Hilda McGauley M.Sc., MAPGI has been working to this end since 1998 and heads a team of committed researchers. Hilda is a member of APGI, the regulating and accrediting body for the genealogy profession in this country.

Free initial advice >

We relish the challenge of genealogical research and would love to hear from you with queries about your search. We will let you know if and how we can help and also provide you with a quote for undertaking work in the future (but with absolutely no obligation arising). Just send us the details by filling out our 
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Record Searches >  

If there is a particular record that you would like to search for or a source that you would like to consult we can do so on your behalf by accessing the relevant repository here in Ireland. Our fees for record searches start from EURO 60. For more information on this service please click here.  

Family Research Projects >  

We can work with you on a family research project at any scale, whether focusing on one specific aspect of your family history or taking a broader approach. We generally work in stages at a time, giving you the opportunity to review each stage as the project unfolds and select aspects of most interest to you for further study. For more details and fee information, please click here

Notes from the archives

19 November 1860 - News of an intriguing legal case relating to a charge of bigamy - the Chief Justice reportedly would have been "very glad if he had been able to work out a flaw in the conviction" [read on].

Feature of the month 

We are currently running a short series highlighting some of the information to be gleaned from a small sample of historic sources at the townland level. This month's feature is the townland of Rathpoleen, Co. Kilkenny.

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