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1911 Ireland census now online

Exciting news for researchers with Irish ancestry! The first phase of the 1911 Ireland census, which includes the records of Dublin, is now online and fully indexed by name.

Information collected for each family include:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Relationship to head of household
  • Religion
  • Occupation
  • Marital status
  • Number of years married
  • Number of children born alive
  • Number of children still living
  • County/country of birth
  • Ability to read/write
  • Ability to speak Irish language

Now that the digitization, indexing, and linking of the records is complete for Dublin, work can progress on the rest of the country's 3,281 rolls of microfilm. The total population of Ireland, according to the 1911 census, was 4,390,219. If your relative is among these, they just became much easier to locate.

The order in which records of other counties will be made available is:

  • Dublin
  • Kerry
  • Antrim & Down
  • Donegal
  • Cork
  • Wexford
  • Galway
  • King’s County (Offaly)
  • Limerick
  • Mayo
  • Waterford
  • Armagh
  • Carlow
  • Cavan
  • Clare
  • Fermanagh
  • Kildare
  • Kilkenny
  • Leitrim
  • Londonderry (Derry)
  • Longford
  • Louth
  • Meath
  • Monaghan
  • Queen’s County (Laois)
  • Roscommon
  • Sligo
  • Tipperary
  • Tyrone
  • Westmeath
  • Wicklow

Click here to begin searching.



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In a further update to this post from 18 months ago, the digitization, indexing, and linking of the records is complete for the complete Irish census records of 1911 (

It's very exciting to those of us with Irish ancestors, it even gives a chance to see their handwriting (who knew my great-grandfather had such a beautiful hand?)

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