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Anyone out there?

Hi Guys, Would anyone else like to introduce themselves on this dicussion?...

24 October 2015 00:34
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**Pease read before POSTING**

Welcome to the “general discussion” message board. This is where you can come and chat with other members about all things rela...

23 August 2011 16:32
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Catholic Baptisms and Marriages

Last winter I finally tracked down my grandmother Margaret Josephine Mary Egan in Dublin in the 1901 Irish Census and was able ...

08 January 2018 01:33
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Catholic Parish Registers

I understood that the Catholic Parish Registers from the National Library in Dublin were to be put on-line by the end of 2011. ...

15 July 2018 12:45
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Leaving Ireland for England

My Grandmother and her Family left Ireland, they lived in Naas Kildare on the 1901 Census but were in England on the English 19...

24 November 2013 03:07
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1910 Court Case Records

Hi there, I just found an ancestor of mine was sentenced to 3 months in Mountjoy Jail for Deserting His Wife in 1910. I would ...

14 May 2016 03:11
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Canty

Does anyone have or know anyone who has the name Canty I am thinking of doing my Husbands family tree and was told the name is ...

14 May 2016 04:54
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Lunatic Asylum's Cork

Hi There,

I believe that an ancestor of mine was placed in an asylum in or around 1900. I am told that he died in the...

06 February 2012 10:27
by findmypast Ireland

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Poor value site -Bit of a swiz methinks

I have just wasted €10 on searches that did not purport to be what they said they were. The petty session records allow you to s...

12 March 2014 21:36
by Bernadette McAteer

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Not able to browse records

I found my ancestors prison record, but the search is limiting. He and many others from his townland were arrested at the same ...

06 July 2017 00:45
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Please Help

Hi,

My name is John and Im trying to trace back my namesake but am having no luck whatsoever, My Grandfathers name wa...

07 January 2019 08:35
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recent records

hi there, i just joined and paid my fee, but seen as hoe i know very little about my immediate family, i thought i would try by...

14 May 2016 03:03
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prison lookup

can anyone lookup record ANN MORAN Prisoner 26-Aug-1847 1828 KILMAINHAM DUBLIN Prison Registers 1790-1924
thankyou ...

06 November 2011 11:54
by judith

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Hamrogue

I believe my ancestors came from mayo but finding it really difficult can anybody help me with the name hamrogue....

31 August 2011 10:14
by findmypast Ireland

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Waterford

why are records and details from Co. Waterford featured on the site - when will they be available...

05 July 2017 01:11
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James Blackwood Glover Ballywalter 1800-1890

Hi Can anyone help me with tracing my ancestor. He owned a ship general cathcart which carried coal and owned achers of land i...

13 February 2017 18:06
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Where to start...

This is where it begins to get complicated...
I've recently found out of Irish ancestry... fabulous news!!!... but I can on...

13 August 2016 06:43
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Prison Records

Hi Guys, What does it mean if there is a star next to your name on the prison records? thank you, Jeanne...

05 July 2017 01:11
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BMD records between 1870 and 1930

Hi I have just received this Irish section of Find My Past. The reason being is I am trying to find some BMD records for ancest...

14 May 2016 03:10
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brennan family

my grandad was patrick brennan, his parents were bryan and mary brennan.
they came from Porteen in the county of Tessaragh ...

01 September 2011 15:09
by findmypast Ireland

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Kilmainham Gaol Records

Hi All, Not sure if anyone knows how, but i'm trying to track my Grandfather who was a political prisoner in Kilmainham Gaol...

25 January 2016 06:28
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Irish ancestors "north " of the border

I dont know how others feel, but there is very little in the way of ancestors from what is now Northern Ireland on FMP.ie This...

06 July 2017 00:59
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family names im researching.

BRENNAN KILLKENNY AND BELFAST CO ANTRIM,FLEMING BELFAST...HUGHES CO CAVAN......,KERR CO DERRY& CO ANTRIM ,BELL CO DERRY & CO AN...

01 December 2011 10:34
by Ciara

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1881 census

As a member of FMP.IE I am finding zero results when searching for family members, using the British collection, If I switch to ...

08 August 2013 13:51
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Second Spouse

Please explain why a second spouse is listed on most marriages? Could this be a index error or possibly a "witness" to...

24 November 2013 15:54
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Margaret

Hi,
Like so many of you I am new to this game. I was born inn Dublin of Irish Father and English Rose Mother. I was raised...

10 November 2014 01:03
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Sources - Where Next?

Hi. My 3x Great Grandfather (Philip Warren) was born in Dublin c 1805, married there approx. 1827 (to Deborah Jelley) had two c...

24 November 2013 05:07
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Creating a Family Tree

Anyone know the best software you can get for doing up a family tree, where you can add different branches etc and copy it to s...

09 August 2016 14:17
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free access

the free access from 27 june -30th got me excited..until i found i couldnt access the Irish bmd records ..i had to pay a subscr...

14 May 2016 03:51
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Looking for my biological father.

My name is Donna. I am looking for a man called Diarmuid Kennedy Mcmahon or Macmanus. He may be my Biological father. I was born...

17 October 2019 05:29
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IRELAND to AUSTRALIA then return to IRELAND

Can anyone assist with info how to find MARY DOLAN is said to have gone to Australia then returned to IRELAND. I have found...

01 November 2011 15:57
by Anna

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Confused.com

My Mother RIP died on the 7th December 2003 in Ballinalsoe co.galway but can not find her anyway really frustrated help?????

31 December 2016 00:43
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BMD records

I need some advice with my Beamish research.
According to some records ie LDS and Beamish book - Beamishs are shown as bein...

31 December 2016 05:17
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Can someone search for me

Just want to know can anyone point me in the right direction for someone that does this for a living id pay them?

06 July 2017 00:38
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Import question

hi Ijust joined the site and am looking to build my family tree
can you please tell me how i can import my findings ...

18 June 2014 18:02
by margaret donnelly

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Old Ledgers

Hi,
I would like to know if any old ledgers for shops/auctioneers have been digitilised to date?

Ronan Killee...

06 July 2017 01:05
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Credits FindMyPast.i.e

I have a message from FMP.ie saying my credits are due to expire but I just don't have the time at the moment to do the back...

23 May 2013 16:22
by findmypast Ireland

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help

cant seem to find any births on here regarding relations i have put in the right info and dates and it shows nothing especially ...

24 January 2015 14:41
by Marian Palmer

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LDS films and the GRO...

I ordered film from LDS. I was hoping the 'index' that is on Family Search (Irish Civil Registrations, Birth index 1864-...

14 May 2016 02:57
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Kealy - Kathleen/MaryPatrick - Cashill Co Carlow

Hi I am trying desperately to find out anything on Kathleen (Agnes?) Kealy from Cashill Co Carlow. In 1908 she travelled to the...

09 September 2011 18:18
by John

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