Local experts meet with those seeking their roots as they come to Ireland, helping them build relationships and discover their ancestry.
racing your family's roots and visiting the place where it all started, can be one of the most rewarding journeys you ever take.
You can learn things about yourself and your family that you never imagined, discover relatives you never knew existed, and find a warm welcome and a home from home in a the land of your ancestors.
If you’re one of the incredible 35 million people in the United States who claim Irish ancestry, the good news is that genealogy in Ireland is pretty straightforward.
More and more resources are available online, and there’s plenty of advice and support out there from official organizations, genealogy experts and enthusiastic amateurs who are on a similar journey. The NAI’s in-house Genealogy Service offers a free, short personal consultation service by professional genealogists, which can be invaluable to help you get started.
It also offers basic advice if you’re just starting your family history search.
Ireland Reaching Out connects parishes around Ireland with people researching their family history from around the world.
Millions of people have moved overseas from Ireland over the centuries: EPIC Ireland celebrates their achievements.
This genealogy website run by the Irish government brings together church and civil records in one handy online, searchable, and free archive.
There are over 200 family records, as well as a free Ulster-Scots app and the Foundation offers a range of research services.