Irish Probate Genealogy Partners


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Irish Probate Genealogy Partners are a consortium of Irish records specialists and the foremost Irish probate genealogical research firm.

Eneclann, Irish records specialists, and HeirsIreland, with 24 years experience in international probate genealogy, have combined resources to provide the most effective probate genealogy service in Ireland.


The Irish Probate genealogy partners provide the following services


Identifying Rightful Heirs

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Gathering Documents to Prove Kinship or a Claim

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Affidavits of Heirship and Due Diligence

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Expert Witness for Court Testimony

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Title Research

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Record Retrieval

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International Authentication

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Irish Probate Genealogy partners are made up of the following professional genealogists.



Eileen Ó Dúill

Eileen O'Duill

Eileen Ó Dúill, has been a professional Irish genealogist since 1990, specializing in legal and probate genealogical research. She is currently the only Board Certified Genealogist in Ireland. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and served on the board as the International Trustee for Britain and Ireland (2007-2012).

Eileen has lectured at national and international conferences in the US, Ireland, Canada and the U.K. from 1999 to 2014 and co-presented a webinar on Irish genealogical research for She was a course tutor and lecturer on the Diploma in Family History (Genealogy) at the Independent College, Dublin and currently teaches on the summer school programme at University College Cork. She has been admitted as an expert witness in the Surrogate Courts in 6 counties of New York.

Eileen was able to turn a lifelong hobby into a business providing a professional genealogical research service. Being an American living in Ireland for 39 years has enabled her to have a unique perspective on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean and an understanding of her fellow countrymen in their quest for their Irish heritage.


Sean O'DuillSean Ó Dúill

Sean O’Duill is a fluent Irish speaker from Louisburgh, Co. Mayo. He taught in St. Declan’s College, Dublin and has published several articles in Irish and English on Irish folklore. Sean earned a higher diploma in Irish translation from Galway Mayo Institute of Technology in 2007.

Sean was the keynote speaker at the 2005 National Genealogical conference. He also lectured at FGS Conference in Boston in 2006 and at the Irish Genealogical Conference in Sligo in 2004. He has assisted with numerous genealogical research trips to Ireland and now works as a researcher in the General Register Office in Dublin.

Sean’s research into Irish Folklore has developed several lectures, which have been of great interest to family historians in Ireland. Understanding the life our ancestors lived provides a background and substance to the study of genealogy. He is an expert researcher in Irish civil registration.


Stephen PierceStephen Peirce

Stephen graduated with a degree in History from Trinity College Dublin in 2008. He has worked in a variety of sectors including IT and tourism, and has been engaged in the genealogy and probate research industry for the past 3 years.

Stephen has an in-depth knowledge of the 1901 and 1911 Censuses having worked on the corrections project for the National Archives of Ireland. He also specialises in tracing families through online resources.

Stephen has a particular interest in the use of geographic resources and land records as a means ensuring that the correct family is identified and doppelgangers avoided.



Fiona Fitzsimons

Fiona Fitzsimons

Fiona is a founder and Director of Eneclann, a Trinity College Campus Company established in 1998. In 2013 Fiona was elected to the Board of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

As Eneclann’s Research director, Fiona recruits and co-ordinates the legal research team. She has a particular interest in historic title of land in Ireland, and has specialised for over twenty-five years in Irish historic land-records.


Call Irish Probate Genealogy Partners on +353 1 6710338


Irish Probate Genealogy Partners,
5 Whitefriars,
Aungier Street,
Dublin 2,

Telephone +353 1 6710338
Fax +353 1 6710281

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