Daily Archives: 8th July 2015

Irish Catholics Ancestry Records of 1700s – 1800s Now Online

The Irish Times reports that people who have Catholic ancestry will be able to search the entire collection of Catholic parish register records back nearly 300 years from today:

Irish Times 7 July 2015

Irish Times 8 July 2015

The collection consists of over 370,000 digital images of microfilm records and is believed to be a highly significant source of Irish family history. They comprise of the baptismal and marriage records of 1,086 Catholic parishes of Ireland and can be searched at the National Library of Ireland here: