Category Archives: Townlands & Placenames

Show list of all towns in Registration District (or P.L.U.)

The new townland explorer may be used to show a list of all the town within any Superintendents Registrar’s District, more usually referred to as Registration Districts. Civil records are indexed by Registration districts and these appear in the original National GRO … Continue reading

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Alterations to County borders in Ireland – 1898

Summary of changes to county borders as a result of the Local Government (Ireland) Act of 1898. Links to the transferred Electoral Districts (DEDs) on the 1901 census showing the transferred areas included, and in addition links to townlands transferred as parts of … Continue reading

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Map of Griffith Valuation Dates

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Duplicate Place names, Detached Parishes and Half Baronies

There are a number of complications to finding exactly where a particular place of interest is located, even when the name is known. The first is often the spelling which can vary greatly depending on the timeframe and source, and … Continue reading

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RC to Civil Parish Links and Maps – Current coverage

As of 2nd March 2015 details for all diocese are now included in this system. Counties covered by each Diocese : Achonry : Sligo, parts Mayo & Roscommon Ardagh & Clonmacnoise : Longford, Leitrim, parts Westmeath, Offaly, Roscommon and Sligo … Continue reading

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