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Lynott Tours Enriching Ancestral VacationsMany of us can claim to be descended from those who left their Ireland to seek a better life elsewhere. Can you think of anything more enjoyable than spending a vacation in Ireland tracing your ancestral roots? Walk the paths they once walked, visit the old homestead, chat with the locals; do all of the things that you cannot do at a computer screen and bring back the emotional element, so often lacking in today's family research. Are you curious about the role your family has played in history? Why your ancestors departed their original birthplace? How you ended up - a generation or generations later - being where you are today? If you've ever thought of tracing your Irish roots, you're not alone; world-wide, there are an estimated 60 million people who claim Irish ancestry. Search for your ancestors birth, marriage and death records.
You can do this on your own at: o Genealogical Office, Dublin operates consultation service on how to start a search o National Library, Dublin extensive records and other genealogical materials o Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast official records from 1820 onwards.
Find Your Family in Ireland. The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has announced that it will be digitizing its parish records and as of July 8, 2015 will provide free online access. This is a big moment for Irish genealogy.
The parish register records are the most important source of information on Irish family history prior to the Census of 1901. They date from the 1740s to the 1880s, cover 1,091 parishes throughout Ireland, and consist primarily of baptismal and marriage records.
They are especially important for finding ancestors pre-1864, when Ireland began civil registration of births, marriages and deaths.
Once your Irish roots are found for you, we will be able to plan a more meaningful trip for you.
Click here for Family Vacation Suggestions.Nothing can be more rewarding than sharing your cultural heritage with your children or grandchildren. We have created a special multi-generation adventure to build on your relationship, secure in the knowledge that our activities will interest the young and the young at heart. You and your family will learn about the best of Ireland and Britain.Here is my own family, as researched by a genealogist:
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