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Researching ancestors in Ireland? Flex those typing muscles: Tomorrow, Jan. 24, Irish genealogy website findmypast.ie will
let you access 21 million Irish vital records free in honor of its first Irish
Family History Day.
Findmypast.ie is a website from brightsolid publishing, which also operates findmypast.com (US), findmypast.com.au (Australia
and New Zealand) and findmypast.co.uk (England,
Wales and Scotland), among other genealogy websites. When you visit from the United
States, you may get a pop-up suggesting you use the American site, but you can just
close it and carry on.
Also, if you’re in the United States, be mindful of time zone differences when you
plan your search session(s). Findmypast.ie is based in Dublin, which is five hours
ahead of the US East Coast.
Update: Now that Irish Family History Day is upon us, I found more information
about this offer. Visit
findmypast.ie’s Irish Family History Day page for a promo code that gets you 50
free credits to use the site’s pay-as-you-go records. The code is valid through Jan.