Researching your family history in Limerick is now easier thanks to a unique online database of more than one million genealogical records for Limerick city and county. At the website www.rootsireland.ie you can search computerised church records of baptisms, marriages and burials and civil records of birth, death and marriage plus complementary ancillary genealogical sources for Limerick. Some records date as early as the late 1600s but most surviving date to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
This unique database for Limerick is maintained and developed by Limerick Genealogy, a professional genealogical research service for Limerick city and county. Catriona Crowe at Limerick Genealogy indicates that the database is growing with more church and civil records to be added in the coming months, so keep an eye on the website and join the mailing list.
Limerick Genealogy is just one of thirty counties on the island of Ireland currently contributing to www.rootsireland.ie and the website contains the largest online collection of church and other genealogical records for Ireland. The service operates on a subscription basis, available for one, six and twelve months.
In addition to this online database, Limerick Genealogy offers a professional genealogical research service, with a unique and comprehensive collection of approximately three million records and a Limerick-based knowledge and expertise. For more details, see our website www.limerickgenealogy.com. Limerick Genealogy is a not-for-profit organisation.