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With a rich history and vibrant culture, Ireland holds a special place in the hearts of over 31.5 million Americans who can trace their roots back to the Emerald Isle. Many of these individuals are eager to uncover the stories and experiences of their ancestors, whether they hailed from Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland. However, the journey to unraveling one's family lineage often comes with challenges, as many Irish immigrants who settled in America chose to remain silent about their past lives in their homeland. Despite this silence, the desire to reconnect with Irish heritage remains strong among descendants, driving them to seek out resources and guidance on delving into their ancestry. If you're one of the many Americans looking to explore your Irish roots, a FREE Guide To Getting Started with Irish Records can provide you with the tools and knowledge needed to embark on this genealogical journey.


American Ancestors is America’s founding genealogical organization and the most respected name in family history. Established in 1845, We are the nation’s leading comprehensive resource for family history research and the largest Society of its kind in the world. We provide expert family history services through our staff, original scholarship, data-rich website, educational opportunities, and research center to help family historians of all levels explore their past and understand their families’ unique place in history.

We are a member-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to advancing the study of family history in America and beyond, by educating, inspiring, and connecting people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise.