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From: "Rowe" <>
Subject: Irish Contacts: Tracing Roots in Ireland
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 14:22:49 -0000

Here is a list of contacts to use when tracing your Irish Roots.
This list was obtained from Bord Failte, or the Irish Tourist Board.
Letters from the US to Ireland cost $1. They take
about 8 weeks round trip.

A good place to start is IrlGen at
or the Irish Tourist Board: 1-800-223-6470

Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland
C/O The Genealogical Office
2 Kildare St., Dublin 2
Ireland (353-1-661-8811)

Irish Family History Foundation
32 Belgrave Square
Monkstown, Co. Dublin
Ireland (

Irish Family History Society
PO Box 36
Naas, Co. Kildare

Irish Genealogy Ltd.
ESB Complex, Parnell Av
Harold's Cross, Dublin 12
Ireland (353-1-604-2134)

National Archives of Ireland
Bishop St. Dublin 8
Ireland (353-1-478-3711)

National Library of Ireland
Kildare St, Dublin 2
Ireland (353-1-661-8811)

The Genealogical Office
2 Kildare St, Dublin 3
Ireland (353-1-661-8811)

The General Registrar's Office
Joyce House
8-11 Lombard St. E, Dublin 2
Ireland (353-1-671-1000)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
66 Balmoral Ave, Belfast BT9 6NY
Northern Ireland (44-1232-25138)

Ulster Historical Foundation
12 College Sq E., Belfast BT1 6DD
Northern Ireland (44-1232-332288)

Next to this list was an add for "Ireland's
oldest and largest research company":
Hibernian Research Co. Ltd
PO Box 3097, Dublin 6
353-1-496-6522 (24 hrs)
fax: 353-1-497-3011

The Irish Genealogical Society International (based in Minnesota) publishes
a magazine called "The Septs." You also may try reading John Genham's book
_Tracing Your Irish Ancestors_ or _Clans and Families of Ireland_ for
additional clues.

Good Hunting,
Kathleen Rowe

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