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Irish Citizenship through Foreign Birth Registration

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The excitement of possessing an Irish passport can be the reward of all your hard work in locating Irish documents.  All you need to qualify is to have proof of one Irish born grandparent.  You’ll need to provide the Irish government with your grandparent’s civil birth certificate.  It’s a huge document that contains a wealth […]

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Satisfying that insatiable curiosity for finding your Irish

Posted Posted in Finding YOUR Irish, Genealogy

It can begin as a casual look through the Ellis Island ship records, a phone call to an elderly family member, or combing through family albums/bibles/old letters for names and dates.  If this all pans out and you feel you’ve gathered enough information on ancestors’ surnames, Irish counties, townlands, Catholic parishes, etc., you’re ready to […]