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Irish links...value of Genes Reunited?

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Michael Report 7 Dec 2014 13:07

I'm beginning to question the value of Genes Reunited when it comes to researching Irish family links. Have I missed something? :-(


JoyLouise Report 7 Dec 2014 13:19

Michael, I just found this site this morning.

Click on Community (above)
click on Genealogy Chat
and follow the Irish link mentioned.

I found my 2 x gt grandad baptized at Dublin.


OneFootInTheGrave Report 7 Dec 2014 13:19

The only value of being a member of Genes Reunited that I have found when researching my family, from Scotland & Ireland, is the assistance provided by the members who - of their own free will volunteer their time to help those who post queries on the Find Ancestors Board.


JoyLouise Report 7 Dec 2014 13:21

Ah but Michael what stupendous help we get from others on Genes.

The kindness of people is overwhelming.


Rambling Report 7 Dec 2014 13:52

Michael, other than searching trees here for links and looking at census for those who may have come from Ireland, you are better off trying the following (FREE) sites (1901/1911 census)

Don't hesitate to ask for help though, there are lots of people on this site who have experience and can point you inthe right direction if you post some details.

Google is also helpful; as you may find small sites that have info on local family history ( & newspapers etc)

This thread may also be very helpful


Michael Report 7 Dec 2014 17:10

Many thanks for all the helpful responses! Quite unexpected but much appreciated!