FindMyPast Australia announced that on June 27-30 anyone may access their Irish birth, marriage and death records for free. Free access begins 9 AM Australian EST, Thursday 27 June. Please calculate the time for your location ..this link may be of assistance http://www.timeanddate.com/time/map/
The offer is to mark the anniversary of the destruction of the Public Records Office of Ireland on June 30 1922. One must register-name and email address only. You can search by placing your names into the search field without registering, but to view/download any records that are found require registration. Remember, if you try this before the free offer time you will not be able view the records for free.
The comprehensive collection includes free access to:
Irish Births 1864-1958
Irish Deaths 1864-1958
Irish Marriages 1845-1958
To learn more about the Irish Collection go to: http://tinyurl.com/kaydjt4 Original url:
Just to try it-I put in the surname Goldberg and came up with 132 hits and Cohen 818 hits
To register go to: http://tinyurl.com/kl7f2al Original url: http://www.findmypast.com.au/articles/irish-records-office-destruction?sourceid=594&bsop_brand=fmp-au&ns_campaign=fmpau-newsletter-june-28236&utm_campaign=fmpau-newsletter-june-28236&ns_mchannel=email&utm_medium=email&ns_source=irish-bdm-records-finoutmore-button&utm_source=irish-bdm-records-finoutmore-button&ns_linkname=irish-bdm-records-finoutmore-button&utm_term=irish-bdm-records-finoutmore-button&utm_content=ad_a&ns_fee=0.00&rf=27153.28236&cmk=11913488&ns_mchannel=email&bsop_brand=FMP_FMP&ns_source=Newsletter&ns_campaign=FMPAU+FREE+Irish+BDMs&ns_linkname=27153_irish-bdm-records-finoutmore-button&ns_fee=0
I have no relationship with FindMyPast and am posting this solely for educational purposes.
Thank you to Mark Nicholls, IAJGS Director for alerting us to this free access to Irish birth, marriage and death records.
Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee