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FYI: New Resource for Researching Irish Ancestors: The Down Survey of Ireland

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

A multifaceted project from Trinity College Dublin, The Down Survey of Ireland is a unique collection of 17th century maps that provides stunning detail into 17th century Ireland.  In order to fully appreciate the significance and depth of this project, this introductory video, presented by Dr Micheál Ó Siochrú, Associate Professor in Modern History, is a must see.  After viewing the video, you will no doubt want to head straight away to the newly launched Down Survey of Ireland website and begin exploring.