Search millions of records and discover your ancestor’s famine story

We have launched our online memorial of The Great Irish Famine to coincide with the National Famine Commemoration 2013 taking place in Kilrush, Co. Clare this May.

This online assortment of records highlights the many aspects of Irish life that were affected during The Great Irish Famine (1846-1852).

You can search through a number of record categories including emigration, land and newspapers and piece together your own ancestor’s story during the period.

The online memory bank provides the opportunity for you to delve further into your own family history by searching through record sets from the time as well as fascinating stories covering different aspects of Irish life during the Famine.

Whether heroic or harrowing, your ancestor’s famine story is waiting to be discovered online now in our Famine Commemoration Collection

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