World Village Playset Ireland promotes innovative play and offers Irish adventures to curious kids in the comfort of home. This beautifully detailed toy immerses children in Irish culture as they explore the play mat, wooden figures, story cards, and book. Laura Barta, the founder and creator of these imaginative toys, is eager to connect kids […]
Irish Genealogy Resources
Here you'll find a collection of Irish genealogical resources which might help those who are researching their family roots in Ireland.
Geneaology is a favorite topic on this blog, and I know many of you are diligent family historians who spend hours searching through birth certs, census information, ships’ passenger lists, and historical forms of every description. However, the greatest challenge for would-be genealogists is truly capturing a sense of their ancestors’ lives from these factual […]
Genealogy websites that help people trace their family histories love to focus on fortunate souls descended from royalty, or related in some distant and indirect way to George Washington. Yet genealogical research is just as likely to turn up horse thieves, drifters and scandals of every sort. “You’re going to find stuff you don’t want to […]
Sifting through family history resources and genealogy websites can be a daunting task if you are one of the many Americans eager to trace your roots. Notice: Crestleaf is no longer in existence. However, if you are one of the 33.3 million Americans of Irish ancestry help is close at hand. The […]
Genealogy research is more than the pursuit of knowledge. It is a search for a generational continuum of mind and spirit, urged on by echoes from the past. How many of us have boxes of black and white photos recording the proud faces of our ancestors? Some are strangers, some we know through stories, and […]
Ireland Reaching Out is an amazing project, creating an online, virtual community for the 70 million people of Irish descent worldwide. Irish volunteers at local parish level are literally reaching out to the Irish Diaspora via the internet and inviting them to reengage with the ancestral homes of their forefathers. Image Credit Strong, deep ties […]