The Star Wars film crew needed a location that was extraordinary, beautiful and authentic. Say hello to the Skellig Islands... Is this one of the most beautiful/isolated places in Ireland?
Everyone's talking about the Skellig Islands thanks to their cameo role in the new #StarWars film. Could this be the most unique location in Ireland, do you think?
WOW... Probably the most beautiful video you'll see this year: Blarney Castle in Autumn. (Credit: Aerial Photography Ireland)

Explore 7 essential rules for tracing your ancestors as told by Irish Roots Magazine...

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Did your Irish ancestors emigrate to the US? Then they most likely passed through Ellis Island. Search the island's passenger records here and see who you could find!

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Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands and Girl Interrupted star Winona Ryder has discovered her Irish roots! The actress has always had a love for Ireland and says it 'felt like going home' when she visited. Stranger Things have happened...

Stranger Things star and Hollywood icon, Winona Ryder, has just discovered that she has Irish blood in her.

The first tip in beginning your genealogy research is being organised! Download this free blank genealogy form to help plan your journey through the past.

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Are your ancestors from Cork? Check out Cork City Council for all your Rebel County research needs...

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Give yourself a chuckle this Friday! This is what we call 'a bit of craic' (fun). #WATCH this video of three guys from Ireland Irish dancing around the globe!

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If you've heard of Tyrone, Tipperary and Sligo but you've no idea where they are on the map – well, wonder no more! Take this fun quiz to test your knowledge of Ireland's geography.

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A lot of your ancestors' love stories began in Ireland... Here's a few reasons for your generation to fall in love with Ireland.

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Want to know why some people are obsessed with tracing their family tree? Here are 5 reasons why...

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St Valentine's Day is approaching so to get you in the mood, have a read of these fantastic newspaper archives of love letters and poems written in the past. They are sure to melt your heart 💌

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Listen up! This informative – and FREE – podcast hosted by leading genealogists, Cathal Brennan and Nicola Morris, is full of tips and tricks for tracing your family tree!

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If your great-great grandparents left Ireland for lands far from home, we've got all the resources you need to start tracing their journey right here...

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Irish surnames in 2 minutes! Is your name mentioned?

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Did you know that by 1990 there were over 12 million Catholics living in the United States? Find My Past have put together a great article on how to trace your Catholic heritage through its easy to use records. Check it out here 👉

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Are you trying to find information on the 1641 Depositions? Tracing records back this far can be challenging, but Trinity College Library Dublin has put together this digitised collection to make the process a little easier.

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An online petition has begun to have the 1926 census records released. This was a very important time in the history of the island of Ireland, and would definitely make some interesting reading! Find out more about the

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