Genealogy Projects tagged with irish on the Geni Family Tree

« Back to Projects Dashboard

  • Irish Americans

    Irish Americans Irish Americans are one of America's biggest ethnic groups. In fact, nearly 40 million people said they have some Irish ancestry on the 2008 U.S. Census. That's about 12 percent of the population of the United States. Many Irish people came to America during the years of the Irish Potato Famine, or the Great Famine, as it was called. A disease destroyed Ireland's potato crop, ...

  • Irish Convicts to Australia

    IRISH Convicts transported to Australia Note: This project is for IRISH convicts only, please do not add English profiles to this project ' For other then Irish convicts see Convicts to Australia When Captain Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet arrived at Port Jackson in 1788, 751 convicts and their children disembarked, along with 252 marines and their families. They made the eight mo...

  • Irish Peter Robinson Settlers - Canada

    Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada 200 anniversary The year 2025 will see a celebration of significance in celebration of the two hundreth anniversary of the arrival of the Peter Robinson settlers in the Canadian Peterborough area. Scope of this project This is a project for documenting the Irish settlers brought to Ontario in 1823 and 1825 by Peter Robinson . This project aim is to help...

  • Castles of Ireland (ROI)

    CASTLES OF IRELAND Irish castle history stretches nearly 1000 years, from the Norman invasions of the 1000s to the early 20th century. Ireland was a country to subdue, and to keep the population in check, castles were built to house the new ruling families and garrison their armies. The later castles were symbols of wealth and political power, architectural homages rather than military outpos...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland

    World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland During World War I (or the Great War) (1914–1918), Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which entered the war in August 1914 as one of the Entente Powers, along with France and the Russian Empire. Over 200,000 Irishmen fought in the war, in several theatres and either 30,000 or, if one includes those who died servi...

  • Irish Diaspora - Diaspóra na nGael

    Irish Diaspora The Irish diaspora Diaspóra na nGael consists of Irish emigrants and their descendants in countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, New Zealand, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and states of the Caribbean and continental Europe. The diaspora, maximally interpreted, contains over 80 million people, which is over thirteen times the...