Tracing Your Leitrim Roots: A Genealogy Adventure Begins at Leitrim Genealogy Centre

Embarking on a journey to uncover your family’s past is a truly enriching experience, and for those of you with roots in County Leitrim, there’s no better place to start than the Leitrim Genealogy Centre in Ballinamore. 

As a self-catering accommodation provider located in the county town of Carrick on Shannon, we welcome guests regularly as they return home to find out a little more about their ancestral home. We understand the significance of connecting with your heritage, and we’re excited to guide you through the process of discovering your Leitrim family roots.

Your starting point will be the Leitrim Genealogy Centre, just 35 mins drive away in Ballinamore. Affiliated with the Irish Family History Foundation’s network across Ireland, this center was established to cater to the eager inquiries of individuals keen on tracing their Leitrim ancestors.

One of the challenges faced by many ancestral researchers is the scattered nature of source material. Leitrim Genealogy Centre addresses this by consolidating all available sources in one accessible location. In collaboration with Leitrim County Library, they offer a full-time professional genealogy service, making the journey to discover your family roots a seamless and convenient process.

Embark on Your Genealogical Adventure

Embarking on genealogical research is an exciting adventure, albeit one that requires time and patience. The entire process, from the initial assessment to receiving a comprehensive Family History Report, typically takes around twelve weeks. Considering potential seasonal demand, it’s advisable to initiate your research well in advance, especially if you’re planning it for a special occasion.

Getting Started

To kickstart your journey into your Leitrim family roots, visit the Leitrim Genealogy Centre’s website at Here, you’ll find detailed information on how to get started and associated fees.

Contact Information

Reach out to the Leitrim Genealogy Centre at:

  • Address: Main Street, Ballinamore, County Leitrim
  • Telephone: +353 (0)71 96 44012
  • Website:
  • Email:

As you prepare to delve into the rich tapestry of your Leitrim ancestry, let the Leitrim Genealogy Centre be your guide. Take the first step towards connecting with your roots and creating lasting memories as you uncover the stories of generations past. Your journey to rediscover your Leitrim family roots begins here. We look forward to welcoming you and wish you the very best with this exciting journey. 

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