Friday 19 February 2016

Free weekend access to Ancestry's Irish & UK collection is offering free access to its Irish and UK collection this weekend.

The entire Irish and UK collection includes around one billion records, according to Ancestry. See the full list of record sets in the collection here.

Access to the records in the featured collections will be free until 23:59GMT on Sunday 21 February. To view these records you will need to register for free with with your name and email address. No financial information will be requested. You will then be sent a user name and password with which you can access the collections.

Once the free access period ends, you won't be able to view the Irish and UK record collection unless you purchase an Ancestry UK subscription.