If you wish to find out about a relative or ancestor who may have taken part in the Easter Rising, War of Independence and/or Civil War, here are some web sites to check (All free to use except where noted).
- Military Archives Collections
- Military Archives Genealogy
- Witness Statements Index
- Witness Statements Search
- Military Pension Applications
- Medal Applications
- IRA Membership files
- Brigade Activity Reports
- War of Independence
- National Army Census 1922
- Findmypast.ie (paying site with a 14-day free trial option)
- British Military/Auxiliaries – Irish Operations, Search, Raid & Arrest reports
- Court Martial files
- Military Inquiry files (in place of Inquests into deaths)
- Irish Jail Registers
General Family History
- Historic Irish Birth, Marriage & Death records
- Historic Irish Censuses (1901 and 1911)
- Familysearch.org (free to use after registration)
- Findmypast.ie and ancestry.co.uk (paying sites with 14-day free trial options).
There are also many other online and offline resources not listed above.
Best of luck with your research!