Welcome to the heart of the O'Doherty Heritage site, the Digital Clan History and Genealogy Research Library! Here you'll find carefully transcribed genealogical records and historic sources that refer to Ó Dochartaighs by any variant of the name. We invite you to make yourself comfortable here amongst these time-worn volumes that have been reunited and reinvigorated. Happy researching!

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The Register of Derry Cathedral

Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

1642–1703

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Calendar of the State Papers relating to Ireland

Civil & Religious Government Records

1509-1670

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Registry of Deeds, Ireland

Land & Estate

1708 and onward

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Annals of Ulster

Manuscripts: Annals & Poetry

late 15th century

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Annals of the Four Masters

Manuscripts: Annals & Poetry

bet. 1632–1636

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Annals of Loch Cé

Manuscripts: Annals & Poetry

1568–1590

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Down Survey of Ireland

Census & Substitutes

1655-1656

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O'Clery Book of Genealogies

Genealogies

early 17th century

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Annals of Connacht

Manuscripts: Annals & Poetry

15th–16th century

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Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Manuscripts: Annals & Poetry

various dates

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Bardic poems of O'Huiginn

Manuscripts: Annals & Poetry

1550–1591

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Pender's Census of Ireland

Census & Substitutes

1659

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Ár nDúthcas Clann Newsletters

Clann Association Documents

1982-2012

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Hearth Money Rolls

Census & Substitutes

1663-1669

Links to Historical and Genealogical Records on other Sites

  • Catholic Parish Registers up to 1880, digitized by the NLI. Many records on the western seaboard begin in the 1850/60s.

  • Ordnance Survey of Ireland (John O'Donovan, an Irish historian, was commissioned in 1835 with collecting notes on local antiquities, place names, and histories to accompany the Ordinance Survey. He also included local legends and his impressions on the people and their way of life. You will find references to Ó Dochartaigh, especially in the Donegal letters. These digitized letters have been made available by Ask about Ireland).

  • Irish Genealogy.ie a free website created by Ireland's Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

  • The National Archives of Ireland

  • RootsIreland.ie ($/€/£) 

  • Irish Ancestors by John Grenham ($/€/£)