News Digest


  • Lisa McCarthy, Eneclann, Project Contract Archivist. writes a lovely little piece while working on the Jacob’s biscuit factory archive collection in the Dublin City Archives.

  • Limerick DNA project provides blueprint for Irish family history.

  • The Yes Woman: Irish family trees are particularly hard to climb.

  • Online Catholic parish register records receive 4m hits.

  • Children at centre of 1916 projects.

  • Pupils get chance to make their own history in the digital age.

  • Historical Irish newspapers – eight new titles go online.–8-new-titles-go-online.html

  • Stanford scholar discovers previously unknown Magna Carta scribe.


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