Irish Research 201
This course is designed for researchers who want to dig deeper to find their Irish roots. You’ll learn about resources and techniques unique to research in Ireland, and find out what tools are available to build an effective research plan using Irish genealogical records. These four lessons, designed to allow you to collaborate with other students, will help you flesh out much more about your ancestors’ lives prior to leaving the Emerald Isle.
- How to place your ancestors within the context of Ireland’s history and civil infrastructure to create a genealogical research plan
- How to use three key record groups—censuses, civil registrations, and church records—to find out more about your ancestors
- How to use land records—including Griffith’s Valuation, a key resource in Irish research—to determine exactly where your ancestors lived.
- Which Irish research techniques and tools are critical to your success in finding out more about your ancestors’ lives
Please Note: This course covers Irish records from the Famine Period forward, and does not cover Scotch-Irish ancestry