Researching your Irish ancestors just got a lot easier. Thanks to The National Archives of Ireland and their partners, all 32 counties of Ireland census records for 1901 are now available and searchable online, giving access to more than 4.5 million records.
According to this article at irishtimes.com, "the latest records to go online are expected to rival the popularity of the 1911 Census records, which went up on the web between 2007 and 2009 and have since attracted more than 260 million hits..."
We've now added the online links to this and the 1911 census to Legacy's Research Guidance. When this update is released, just navigate to one of your relatives who would have been alive in 1901, and click on the Research Guidance tab (upper right of Legacy). When you then click on the Suggested Sources button, you will get a prioritized list of suggestions to help you research this person. One of the suggestions will be this new 1901 census. Simply click on the Online button if you want to do the research right now, or click on the Plan to Search button to add the task to your To Do List.