10 Million Irish Catholic Parish Records on Ancestry

10 Million Irish Catholic Parish Records

This month is the perfect time to look back at Irish history. Ancestry are marking the occasion by helping discover if your family played a part in the building of the Irish nation.

Ancestry’s commemorations start with the release today of 10 million new Catholic parish records. This is the single most important collection of Irish family history prior to the 1901 Census, and could help you trace your family’s history right back to the 1600s.

This collection can be searched here.