McSweeney, Pat, comp. Irish Independent Newspaper Obituaries: May 2001-June 2002 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001.Original data: Irish Independent Newspaper (www.unison.ie).
This database contains extracted genealogical information from the obituaries of the Irish Independent newspaper from May 2001-June 2002. However, there are 12 entries in May 2001 that were for deaths that occurred in January - March 2001. The Irish Independent is a national newspaper and publishes obituaries from all areas of Ireland. However, most are from southern part of the Republic of Ireland. Occasionally, you may find some obituaries from Northern Ireland. Information that may be found in this database includes the name of deceased, the date of death, the name of the paper it was posted in, maiden name (for women), the names of family members such as spouse, children, siblings, and parents, area where from, and place of internment. Remember that the information found within this database is merely an extraction; more information is available from the original newspaper and should be consulted. For example, the names of aunts, uncles, grandparents, spouses of children, nieces and nephews may be listed in the actual obituary. Likewise, more detailed information about the place where the deceased was from, such as the street name and house number, may also be found in the newspaper. Obituaries are usually posted in the paper one to two days after the death date. Use the information found in this database to lead you to the original record.