Irish genealogy now attracts unprecedented interest both at home and abroad. Many who try to trace their roots, however, are disappointed. This practical, fact-filled book can turn failure into success. The Irish Roots Guide - offers clear, step-by-step instructions - provides an introduction to each of the important documentary collections - equips you to do your own research in the Irish archives, showing how to avoid pitfalls - adopts a fresh approach to family history, debunks myths, and never forgets that half of our ancestors were women. Whether your research is to be a lifelong hobby or a once-off quest, this book will prove indispensable.
Publisher: The Lilliput Press Ltd
Number of pages: 116
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 200 x 136 x 10 mm
Tony McCarthy's book gives invaluable advice for anyone setting out on the elusive trail of their ancestors.' - Sunday Press Even if you never get around to compiling your family tree, there will always be satisfaction in knowing that one day, as a result of this book being in the house, your child or grandchild may do so.' - The Irish Post 'Interestingly written, accurate and well produced.' - The Irish Genealogist 'This is a most useful and elegant book.' - The Sunday Tribune