Irish Genealogy Website - Civil Records
Civil Records are now available on Irish Genealogy
The Civil Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths are the official State records of Births, Marriages and Deaths in Ireland. The registers of births, marriages and deaths and the related indexes are maintained by the Registrar General in the General Register Office. The Index books can be viewed at the General Register Office, Werburgh Street, Dublin 2.
The General Register Office (Oifig An Ard-Chláraitheora) is the central civil repository for records relating to births, stillbirths, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships and adoptions in Ireland.
Indexes to the Civil Records of Irish Births, Deaths and Marriages
The Indexes to the Civil Records of Irish Births, Deaths and Marriages date from 1864 with non-Roman Catholic Marriages recorded from 1845.
The years covered by the release of the historic Indexes to the Civil Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths are:
Births: 1864 to 1918
Marriages: 1845* to 1943
Deaths: 1864 to 1968
*non-Roman Catholic Marriages are recorded from 1845, Roman Catholic Marriages are recorded from 1864
Register images of the Civil Records of Irish Births, Deaths and Marriages
The years covered by the release of the historic records of Births, Marriages and Deaths are:
Births:1864 to 1918
Marriages:1864* to 1943
Deaths:1878* to 1968
**The General Register Office are currently working on updating further records of Marriages dating back to 1845 and Deaths dating back to 1864.These will be included in future updates to the records available on the website.