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July 4, 2014

Enhanced Indexes to Ireland’s Civil Registration Records Now Online

At an event on the 3rd July attended by representatives of CIGO, the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan TD, launched a database […]
May 8, 2014

England & Wales ‘1939 National Register’ to be Digitised

The UK’s National Archives has announced that the ‘1939 National Register’ for England & Wales is to be digitised through collaboration with This exciting news […]
January 18, 2014

IGRS Amongst Top 100 Worldwide Genealogy Websites

Congratulations to the Irish Genealogical Research Society (one of CIGO’s constituent organisations) on featuring in Genealogy In Time’s (GIT) worldwide Top 100 Genealogy Websites for 2014. […]
December 1, 2013

Minister Confirms No Restriction in Access to General Register Office Records

The Freedom of Information Bill 2013 passed Committee Stage on the 12th & 13th November when amendments were considered by the Dáil Select Sub-Committee on Public […]