Archives and libraries

The Delany Archive – Carlow, Ireland

The Delany Archive cares for four main archival collections: • The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin – The collection includes Papers of the Bishops of the Diocese, 1726-1967. Includes correspondence; financial records; sermons; information regarding schools in connection with…

Brigidine Sisters

Click on About Us > Archives  to access details and contacts for Brigidine archives in Ireland, New South Wales, Victoria, New Zealand and the USA.

Cavan County Council’s Library Service – Archives

The Archives collects material which relates to County Cavan from both public and private sources. Collections available for research include:• The County Council minutes• The Grand Jury• The Drainage Committee• The Belturbet Corporation• The Agriculture Committee• The County Council Rates•…

Bureau of Military History, Ireland 1913-1921

The Bureau of Military History Collection, 1913-1921 is a collection of witness statements; contemporary documents; photographs and voice recordings that were collected by the State between 1947 and 1957, in order to gather primary source material for the revolutionary period…

Armagh Public Library

The collections consist of printed works dating from the 1480’s to the present day plus illuminated manuscripts, prints, ancient Irish artefacts, gems and coins. Available Finding Aids include:• Indexes to the Henry Irwin Newspaper Collection, annotated newspapers collected by Henry…

Mayo County Library – Local Studies

This extensive site has a lot of online resources. It is aranged by area of interest and includes:• The Clans of Mayo• Emigration from Emigrant Letters• The Famine in Mayo• Estate Rental Records• In Humbert’s Footsteps: 1798 & the Year of…

Carlow Libraries – Local History

This site includes details of the library archives;  newspaper archive; periodical, map and other collections plus other resources which includes:• Guide to Carlow Local Studies – People & Place• History of County Carlow• Introduction to Local Studies• Research Advice for…

Laois County Archives

The Archives holds archival material relating to the public bodies of County Laois plus collections relating to individuals and organisations. These include: • Grand Jury Archives 1845-1897• Board of Guardian Archives 1898-1921• Rural District Council Archives 1898-1921• Laois County Council…

Galway County Council Archives Archive Collections

These collections include:• Poor Law Unions • Rural District Councils • Board of Health & Public Assistance • Galway Hospitals• Galway County Council • Loughrea Town Commissioners • Private Collections • Small CollectionsSome digistised (PDF) material is available