John Grenham's perspective on the revolution in Irish genealogy online research of recent years:
" . . . organisations and individuals flung themselves at it, without any overall plan or risk/benefit decisions, with plenty of bitter rows and committee wars. It happened the Irish way, in other words."The result is that "Irish research is now almost laughably simple," although maybe not simple enough for an Irish-American from Kansas!
Read Grenham's latest Irish Roots column Free-range, grass-fed Irish genealogy.