First, Ancestry is offering a discount on its DNA tests:
CELEBRATE ST PATRICK'S DAY WITH 20% OFF ANCESTRYDNA
Get 20% off the best-selling consumer DNA test, and discover the places in your past - around Ireland and further afield.
*Offer valid from 16 March 2018 to 19 March 2018.
Price excludes postage and packaging costs. AncestryDNA is offered by Ancestry International DNA, LLC
Secondly, Ancestry is offering free access to its Irish Heritage Collection, including its new Boston Irish Catholic Collection, until end of play Monday 19th March 2018.
To search the records, visit its US platform at https://www.ancestry.com/cs/stpatricksday - there is also a free guide offering tips on Irish research at https://www.ancestrycdn.com/mars/landing/pdf/us/finding-irish-ancestors.pdf
Have fun - most of us who are Irish know it's definitely worth the effort! :)
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