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International Society of Genetic Genealogists
Autosomal DNA
Average Autosomal DNA Shared
Autosomal DNA testing comparison chart
Beginners’ Guides to genetic genealogy

CyndisList DNA
Cousinship Chart

DNA Central (subscription)

DNA Painter

Genetic Genealogy Ireland Videos (YouTube)

Irish DNA Atlas Project

North of Ireland Family History Society DNA Project

The Shared cM Project Tool

Testing Companies


Ancestry DNA



My Heritage

GEDMatch (not a testing company, but a place to share your DNA)


Kitty Cooper’s Blog
The Genetic Genealogist (Blaine Bettinger)
Your Genetic Genealogist  (CeCe Moore)
Your DNA Guide (Diahann Southard)
The Legal Genealogist (Judy Russell)
Ancestor Central (Jennifer Zinck)
Genetic Genealogy Blogs (ISOGG Wiki)
Genetic Genealogy Ireland

DNA eXplained (Roberta Estes)


Facebook Pages

AncestryDNA Matching

County Donegal DNA MatchFinder

County Kerry, Ireland Dna & Genealogy

Cork Ireland City and County Matchmaker tool

DNA Detectives (Adoptees)


Genetic Genealogy Ireland

Genetic Genealogy: Tips and Techniques
International Society of Genetic Genealogy

Irish DNA

Irish Surname Database and DNA Family Finder Database

The Irish DNA Registry

Mayo DNA and GEDmatch

Waterford DNA Match Maker Group

West Cork DNA

See complete list of Matchmaker sites


Bettinger, Blaine T. And Debbie Parker Wayne, Genetic Genealogy in Practice, National Genealogical Society, Arlington, VA, 2016.

Bettinger, Blaine T, The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy, Second Edition, Family Tree Books, August 2019.  (Note: The link is for the Paperback version.  The Kindle version on the same page is the 2016 edition.)

Griffeth, Bill, The Stranger in My Genes: A Memoir, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, August 2016.

Southard, Diahan, Quick Guides for DNA Research.

Wayne, Debbie Parker, Advanced Genetic Genealogy: Techniques and Case StudiesWayne Research, March 2019.

Updated 8-26-2019

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