Do I need the mothers birth name to get a copy of an Irish birth certificate?

+5 votes
70 views
Tracing my Irish roots.
in Genealogy Help by John Morgan G2G Rookie (280 points)

2 Answers

+3 votes
I have never tried to get a birth certificate from Ireland. I would try to contact someone from the county you are trying to get it from. You might find someone to contact at https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Sources-Ireland-Province-County

Good luck and let us know what you find out
by Richard Devlin G2G6 Pilot (138k points)
+2 votes
First question: was the birth in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland?

If in the Republic, then the main site is irishgenealogy.ie This is the official government site, and is completely free. You can search by name and see the original records for 1864-1916.

See also this page for further guidance: https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Ireland_Civil_Registration
by Abm van Helsdingen G2G6 Mach 4 (40.1k points)

Related questions

+5 votes
6 answers
105 views asked Jan 31, 2018 in The Tree House by Bob Keniston G2G6 Pilot (187k points)
+3 votes
1 answer
+3 votes
2 answers
+3 votes
3 answers
+1 vote
1 answer
45 views asked Jun 20, 2019 in Genealogy Help by Sharon Weekes G2G6 Pilot (128k points)
+3 votes
1 answer
+2 votes
0 answers

WikiTree  ~  About  ~  Help Help  ~  Search Person Search  ~  Surname:

disclaimer - terms - copyright

...