Find the Irish ancestors who make you, youFrom March 13-17 2017, you can access the largest collection of Irish records online for FREE. Unique records from World War 1 and the Easter Rising, extensive travel and migration collections, as well as detailed Irish court and prison registers are all available to help you add colour to your discoveries. Sign up today, and start your search straightaway.
All of Findmypast's Irish records are FREE to access from 13-17 March 2017.To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, and the fact that we are unrivalled when it comes to Irish family history resources, we're making all of our Irish records FREE from Monday 13 - Friday 17 March 2017.
Free access will begin at 9am (GMT) on 13 March and end at 11.59pm (GMT) on 17 MarchDuring this time you can enjoy all 116 million of Findmypast's Irish records (the largest collection anywhere online) completely free.
What is Included in the FREE Access?The easiest way to see what is included in this special free access is to visit our A-Z of records and make sure Ireland is selected from the countries listed under 'Showing records from'.
A-Z of Irish records on Findmypast From there you can browse through all of the record collections that are free and click into any you'd like to search. Highlights of our Irish collection include:
What is Not Included?Our Irish Newspapers Collection is exempt from the free access. To explore the newspapers you'll need a suitable subscription. Find out more details on our payment page.
How Do I Access the FREE Records?From 13-17 March, you can take advantage of our free access to Irish records in 3 simple steps.
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2. Search Irish RecordsTo start searching our free Irish records, click 'Search' on the blue menu at the top of the site and select 'Search all records' from the drop-down list.
Select 'Search all records' at the top of the drop-down menu This will bring you to the general search page. In order to search the free Irish records, your search location must be focused on Ireland only. Make sure the country on the drop down menu on the top or left hand side of the screen is set to Ireland.
The Ireland records search screen Fill in the search form with any details you know about your Irish ancestors and click the blue 'Search Ireland records' button.