Tracing your Irish family history can be a daunting task. The following video contains tips and trick on how to make the most of the Irish Civil Registration Records. The Irish Civil Registration records began in 1864 and cover Birth, Marriage and Death records. With the exception of non-Roman Catholic Marriages are recorded from 1845, Roman Catholic Marriages are recorded from 1864.

This is part of a series exploring free online historical and genealogical resources.

Intro animation by Sean Wrenn and Intro image by Bryan O’Brien

Websites mentioned in the video are:

The following websites were used during the making of this video

 Others in this series include:

For Limerick specific research you can check out this page of links to Limerick Resources. You can also check out the following page on Local History Groups which might be able to help you find out more about not only where and when your family lived but what life was like in their community.