The Irish Archives Resource contains information on records in Irish archives which may help family researchers and genealogists. Using key word terms to search, users can locate information on archival collections relating to people, places, organisations or specific periods of time. The Irish Archives Resource may be suitable for family researchers who have already discovered some facts about their family history. 

However, if you are just starting on your family history research we recommend contacting your local City or County Archive Service or Local Studies Library for assistance.

There are also lots of helpful resources for those starting out available from