Irish genealogy special offers


Irish genealogy - Special offers, discounts and deals



Irish genealogy special offers come in all shapes and sizes and are announced to coincide with traditional festivals (St Patrick's Day/Christmas, for example) 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 19 August 2019


Ancestry DNA's Summer Sale: USA-based researchers

Ancestry DNA's Summer Sale is offering a chunky 40% discount to researchers in the USA.

The saving reduces the price of the test kit from $99 to $59, plus shipping and will expire on Monday 26 August.





AncestryDNA savings: Australia and NZ

It's relatively infrequently that Australia- and New Zealand-based researchers receive a decent discount on Ancestry DNA test kits, but here's one for Fathers' Day with a very worthwhile 30% saving.

From now until 11:59pm AEST on Sunday 1 September, the cost of an AncestryDNA test kit will be just $AUD 90 plus shipping.

To take advantage of the offer, click the Buy Now button above and place your order before the expiry date.





Family Tree DNA - Summer savings across the range

Family Tree DNA has announced its Summer Sale, which will run until Sunday 31 August.

There are good savings to be had, from $20 to $150 on select tests, across the range. Brief details are below and if you click the image, below, you can find out more.

  • Family Finder (autosomal) test – regular price $79 reduced to $59.
  • mtDNA (maternal ancestry) full sequence – regular price $199 reduced to $149
  • Y-DNA (paternal ancestry) 37 marker test – regular price $169 reduced to $129
  • Y-DNA (paternal ancestry) 67 markers test – regular price $268 reduced to $199
  • Y-DNA (paternal ancestry) 111 markers – regular price $359 reduced to $299
  • Y-DNA (paternal ancestry) Big 700 - regular price $649 reduced to $499

Only men can take the Y-DNA tests.

There are also discounts on some upgrades, for customers who've already been y-dna or mtdna tested with Family Tree DNA.





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 know you deserve it).

It's a Gift Pack of four recent issues of the quarterly magazine, bringing you advice on traditional family history research and genetic genealogy; guidance on finding resources for specific areas of Ireland, and on themed collections in the USA 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.

Prices start from just €25 (within Ireland). Outside of Ireland, prices are UK £25; USA $30; Canada $38; Australia $40. On the order page, you can click switch currency to find your preferred local currency price.

The prices quoted here include worldwide postage and packing costs.





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


Irish genealogy special offers come in all shapes and sizes and are announced to coincide with traditional festivals (St Patrick's Day/Christmas, for example) 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 19 August 2019


Ancestry DNA's Summer Sale: USA-based researchers

Ancestry DNA's Summer Sale is offering a chunky 40% discount to researchers in the USA.

The saving reduces the price of the test kit from $99 to $59, plus shipping and will expire on Monday 26 August.





Ancestry DNA - Fathers' Day savings: Australia & NZ only

It's relatively infrequently that Australia- and New Zealand-based researchers receive a decent discount on Ancestry DNA test kits, but here's one for Fathers' Day with a very worthwhile 30% saving.

From now until 11:59pm AEST on Sunday 1 September, the cost of an AncestryDNA test kit will be just $AUD 90 plus shipping.

To take advantage of the offer, click the Buy Now button in the image above and place your order before the expiry date.





Family Tree DNA - Summer savings across the range

Family Tree DNA has announced its Summer Sale, which will run until Sunday 31 August.

There are good savings to be had, from $20 to $150 on select tests, across the range. Brief details are below and if you click the image, below, you can find out more.


  • Family Finder (autosomal) test – regular price $79 reduced to $59.
  • mtDNA (maternal ancestry) full sequence – regular price $199 reduced to $149
  • Y-DNA (paternal ancestry) 37 marker test – regular price $169 reduced to $129
  • Y-DNA (paternal ancestry) 67 markers test – regular price $268 reduced to $199
  • Y-DNA (paternal ancestry) 111 markers – regular price $359 reduced to $299
  • Y-DNA (paternal ancestry) Big 700 - regular price $649 reduced to $499

Only men can take the Y-DNA tests.

There are also discounts on some upgrades, for customers who've already been y-dna or mtdna tested with Family Tree DNA.





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).

It's a Gift Pack of four recent issues of the quarterly magazine, bringing you advice on traditional family history research and genetic genealogy; guidance on finding resources for specific areas of Ireland, and on themed collections in the USA 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. It's also a truly thoughtful Christmas pressie that shows how much you care.

Prices start from just €25 (within Ireland). Outside of Ireland, prices are UK £25; USA $30; Canada $38; Australia $40. On the order page, you can click switch currency to find your preferred local currency price.

The prices quoted here include worldwide postage and packing costs.




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