Monday 24 September 2012

Irish Catholic registers to be digitised

The National Library of Ireland has reopened itself to the possibility of digitising its Roman Catholic parish register holdings, albeit through a method that may now involve a payment system to access. Today's Irish Times is reporting that the institution is seeking a partner to realise the project, with the possibility that this may be a commercial firm such as Brightsolid or Ancestry.

The story is online at

UPDATE: Another angle on this story is in the same paper - see (with thanks to @IrelandXO on Twitter)


Scottish Research Online - 5 weeks online Pharos course, £45.99, taught by Chris Paton from 26 SEP 2012 - see
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