Originating from lesser used and obscure sources of Irish births, marriages and deaths, the indexes now comprise a total of 24,500 births (noting 47,800 names), 83,600 marriages (186,800 names) and 16,800 deaths (24,500 names).
Monday 25 September:NLI Reading Room and Manuscript Room closed. Venue: National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. On-going Monday closures are to facilitate extensive redevelopment of the premises.
Being Protestant records, I was surprised to find so many of my Santry family appearing in the collection.
At this time, eligibility for a vote at local elections was restricted to men over the age of 21 and women over the age of 30 who resided or owned property in the city; eligibility for a vote at parliamentary elections was restricted only to ratepayers and freemen.
Its dimensions are 299x237 (12"x10" to my generation); it has 994 pages, 364 maps, more than 700 illustrations and 20 tables; and weighs in at a hefty 5kg.
It is also huge in scholarship. Edited by John Crowley, Donal O Drisceoil, Mike Murphy and John Borgonovo, the Atlas of the Irish Revolution brings together existing and ongoing new research into the revolutionary era in a broad ranging and inclusive manner.
To celebrate the new look, which is better in tune with the company's Irish origins and the heritage of the newspapers in its database, the family-run firm is offering a couple of discounts on its subscription packages, as follows:
1 Month subscription: 30% discount – coupon code Web30
These digitised records are not online via the PRONI site. Previously, some of these registers were available on microfilm in the Search Room.