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Genealogy discounts and offers come in all shapes and sizes and are announced to coincide with traditional festivals (St Patrick's Day/Christmas, for example), newer commercially inspired events such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and at steady intervals throughout the year.

This page of Irish Genealogy Toolkit is updated regularly, so be sure to bookmark it if you want to be certain of picking up a bargain and keeping the cost of your ancestral search under control.

Here are the current special offers and discounts likely to be of interest to Irish genealogists:

Last update: 13 June 2021


AncestryDNA: 25% savings for UK & Ireland researchers

Researchers living in Ireland and the UK can take advantage of 25% savings on AncestryDNA (autosomal) test kits. Officially, this discount is aimed at Father's Day gifts, but anyone can take advantage of it.

The discounts reduce the costs as follows:

Ireland residents: The offer reduces the price of a test kit from €95 to €69, a saving of €26. Shipping is extra.

UK residents: The offer reduces the price of a test kit from £79 to £59, a saving of £20. Shipping is extra.

The offer will expire at 11:59pm on Sunday 20 June.





Two Father's Day offers on AncestryDNA for USA residents

Family historians in the USA can take advantage of big Father's Day savings on AncestryDNA (autosomal) test kits if they place their order before the Day itself runs out.

The following discounts and offers are now live:

USA residents:

  • Offer 1: The offer reduces the price of a test kit from $99 to $59 plus tax and shipping, giving you a saving of $40.
  • Offer 2: For just $1 more than Offer 1, this option will give the recipient not only the test kit, but also a 3-month World Explorer Membership. Offer 2 costs just $60 (the standard price for the kit and membership would be $178!!) plus tax and shipping.

These offers will expire at 11:59pm EST on Sunday 20 June.




Up to 50% off in FamilyTreeDNA's Father's Day sale - worldwide

FamilyTreeDNA is also joining the line-up of genealogy special offers this Father's Day.

The company is offering a US$20 saving on its autosomal test kit (Family Finder) bringing the price down from $79 to $59, and savings of up to $50 on its range of Y-dna tests.

Standard shipping to USA and MOST international destinations is $9.95. All FTDNA's test kits are charged in US dollars, wherever their destination.

Take advantage of these offers by placing your order by 11:59pm on Sunday 20 June.





Irish Roots magazine Gift Packs

Irish Roots, Ireland's only independent genealogy magazine, has a great gift idea for the genealogist in your life (or treat yourself...  go on, you deserve it).

The quarterly magazine is published in County Wicklow and brings you advice on traditional family history research and genetic genealogy; guidance on finding resources for specific areas of Ireland, and on themed collections in North America and Australia; details of newly released or enhanced record-sets; news and comment from Irish genealogy and local history groups; as well as Q&As and news of developments relating to Irish genealogy.

In other words, it's a useful and informative read for Irish genealogists of all levels of experience.

Gift Pack of 4 recent editions, including postage:  €18 (IE); £18 (UK); US$20 (USA); $30 CAD (Canada); $30 AUD (Australia). 

One-year subscription, including postage: €30 (IE); £30 (UK); US$32 (USA); $45 CAD (Canada); $47 AUD (Australia).

On the order page, you can click switch currency to find your preferred local currency price.




Keen to start researching your Irish heritage and genealogy? Jump straight in at the Get Started page.


Please see my Advertising Disclosure statement HERE


Genealogy discounts and offers come in all shapes and sizes and are announced to coincide with traditional festivals (St Patrick's Day/Christmas, for example), newer commercially inspired events such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and at steady intervals throughout the year.

This page of Irish Genealogy Toolkit is updated regularly, so be sure to bookmark it if you want to be certain of picking up a bargain and keeping the cost of your ancestral search under control.

Here are the current special offers and discounts likely to be of interest to Irish family historians and genealogists in general:

*last update: 13 June 2021


Ancestry DNA: 25% savings for UK & Ireland researchers

Researchers living in Ireland and the UK can take advantage of 25% savings on AncestryDNA (autosomal) test kits. Officially, this discount is aimed at Father's Day gifts, but anyone can take advantage of it.

Ancestry DNA is the world's largest consumer DNA network

The discounts reduce the costs as follows:

Ireland residents: The offer reduces the price of a test kit from €95 to €69, a saving of €26. Shipping is extra.

UK residents: The offer reduces the price of a test kit from £79 to £59, a saving of £20. Shipping is extra.

The offer will expire at 11:59pm on Sunday 20 June.





Two Father's Day offers on AncestryDNA for USA residents

Family historians in the USA can take advantage of big Father's Day savings on AncestryDNA (autosomal) test kits if they place their order before the Day itself runs out.

The following discounts and offers are now live:

USA residents:

  • Offer 1: The offer reduces the price of a test kit from $99 to $59 plus tax and shipping, giving you a saving of $40.
  • Offer 2: For just $1 more than Offer 1, this option will give the recipient not only the test kit, but also a 3-month World Explorer Membership. Offer 2 costs just $60 (the standard price for the kit and membership would be $178!!) plus tax and shipping.

These offers will expire at 11:59pm EST on Sunday 20 June.




Up to 50% off in FamilyTreeDNA's Father's Day sale - worldwide

FamilyTreeDNA is also joining the line-up of genealogy special offers this Father's Day.

The company is offering a US$20 saving on its autosomal test kit (Family Finder) bringing the price down from $79 to $59, and savings of up to $50 on its range of Y-dna tests.

Standard shipping to USA and MOST international destinations is $9.95. All FTDNA's test kits are charged in US dollars, wherever their destination.

Take advantage of these offers by placing your order by 11:59pm on Sunday 20 June.





Irish Roots magazine Gift Packs

Irish Roots, Ireland's only independent genealogy magazine, has some great gift ideas for the genealogist in your life (or treat yourself...  go on, you know you deserve it).

The quarterly magazine is published in County Wicklow and brings you advice on traditional family history research and genetic genealogy; guidance on finding resources for specific areas of Ireland, and on themed collections in North America and Australia; details of newly released or enhanced record-sets; news and comment from Irish genealogy and local history groups; as well as Q&As and news of developments relating to Irish genealogy.

In other words, it's a useful and informative read for Irish genealogists of all levels of experience.

Gift Pack of 4 recent editions, including postage:  €18 (IE); £18 (UK); US$20 (USA); $30 CAD (Canada); $30 AUD (Australia). 

One-year subscription, including postage: €30 (IE); £30 (UK); US$32 (USA); $45 CAD (Canada); $47 AUD (Australia).

On the order page, you can click switch currency to find your preferred local currency price.




Keen to start researching your Irish heritage and genealogy? Jump straight in at the Get Started page.