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Sources For Irish Family History 2021 is a hugely expanded edition of our existing guide and lists some 6,500 references books, journal articles and other material on 2,500 families. (Details below)

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Sources For Irish Family History 2021 is a hugely expanded edition of our existing guide and lists some 6,500 references books, journal articles and other material on 2,500 families. These are mainly accounts of particular families and range from emotional accounts of the people and their ancestral homes to dispassionate and fully documented family studies and pedigrees. They can often put some human dimension to the barren facts available from the usual family records. No church or civil record will tell you that your ancestor was a wonderful singer or dancer; or of the details of their travels or their occupation; nor whether their recorded marriages were the culminations of great romances, or of family arrangements. Such information can, however, be occasionally found in the articles and books listed here   (ISBN 978-1-907990-39-7)

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This new and enlarged reference work …is a large index to published family histories, and so is a guide to what can be found, and especially useful to those researchers unfamiliar with Irish publications. ….  will prove useful to researchers of individual names  in perhaps bringing to light some unfamiliar source material….This is a publication that will itself become a permanent reference source for finding Irish families. The Irish Genealogist.    Vol 15(4)  2021.   www.irishancestors.ie/the-irish-genealogist

Sources for Irish Family History 2021 is the ultimate resource for people trying to conduct their own Irish family history research.                         Irish Central www.irishcentral.com/roots

When researching our ancestors, we appropriately concentrate on primary sources such as civil and church records. We are often left hungry for details about individuals and their personal lives — rarely-found nuggets which add color and dimension to family history. Admittedly, locating them seems like seeking a needle in a haystack.  Flyleaf Press has just published a second edition of a bibliography ……  lists some 6,500 references books, journal articles and other material on 2,500 families.          Irish Genealogical Society International Blog.  https://irishgenealogical.org/blog

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