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Researching your family history during lockdown

Last week we looked at the death certificate for James McCormack and discovered that there was a discrepancy in his age. His death certificate stated that he was forty years of age in 1916 whereas five years earlier the 1911 census records his age as thirty years, which means that he would have been thirty five at the time of his death.
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Leabhrán Cuimhneacháin Thoghcháin Áitiúla 1920

​​​​​​​Tá sé céad bliain ó bhí Toghcháin áitiúla na bliana 1920 ar siúl, toghcháin a bhí ríthábhachtach maidir le stair rialtais áitiúil na hÉireann.
Chun na himeachtaí sin a cheiliúradh, agus ó tharla chomh tábhachtach agus a bhí siad maidir leis an gcoimhlint chun neamhspleáchas a bhaint amach, tá Cartlannaithe agus Bainisteoirí Taifead an Rialtais Áitiúil coimisiúnaithe ag an Roinn Tithíochta, Rialtais Áitiúil agus Oidhreachta chun foilseachán a chur i dtoll a chéile chun toghcháin áitiúla na bliana 1920 a chomóradh.
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1920 Local Elections Commemorative Booklet

This year marks the centenary of the local elections of 1920 which were pivotal in the history of local government in Ireland.
To mark these events, and because of their significance for the struggle for independence, the Dept. of Housing, Local Government & Heritage recently commissioned a publication from the Local Government Archivists and Records Managers to commemorate the 1920 local elections. 
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