Irish Genealogy, Irish Surname Research and Irish Historical Research

Paul MacCotter AGI offers you


Expertise in Irish and international genealogical research, all periods

Specialist in pre-1830 Irish genealogy  

Consultancy on genetic genealogy and surname connections

Irish surnames history expertise  available for your research

Expertise on Irish land and estate records 

Member of the Accredited Genealogists Ireland – formerly APGI

UCC Lecturer and researcher in medieval history, history of the family, and genealogy

Regular media contributor on genealogical subjects, including a surname column in 

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Three categories of service available to you from Paul MacCotter:

Genealogy Research surname research Historical Research

Genealogy Research

Surname Research

Historical Research

This service does not offer fancy scrolls, spurious coats of arms, or leprechauns dancing in the twilight. Rather what you get is a professional and efficient Irish genealogy research service. My background lies in late-medieval and early modern history and genealogy. Read more …  The unique service offered here is based on my extensive knowledge of late medieval Irish history, the period in which most Irish surnames originate. I have published several detailed surname and lineage studies and supplied others to private clients. Read more …  I have extensive experience of research and publishing in the area of medieval and early modern Irish history. My development as a scholar began with my interest in Anglo-Norman County Cork and subsequently expanded to cover the entire island and to include several other areas of interest, Read more …