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How Irish are you?

Spend some time exploring your Irish family history.

Family history basics If you’re new to family history, this page will give you a quick overview with tips to get you started, notes on geography and family history research online.
Family history resources Gateway to Irish family history sites. Find out how to do family history research and where to find the records.
Irish Australian history This short timeline shows key events that influenced Irish migration and affected the preservation or destruction of key records in Ireland. Highlights good national, county and local sources across the decades.
How did your ancestors live? Finding out about your ancestors is just the beginning ... learn about their lives. How did they live? What were their lives like?
Irish convicts Only 12 per cent of the convicts transported to Australia were Irish. Yet people often automatically associate the Irish with transportation. Use these resources and surprising pathways to explore Irish convict history.
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