Resources by county

Clare GenMaps

This County Clare Library map resource overlays modern maps onto historical maps and can map surnames into hotspots. Search by surname and heat maps where clusters or instances of the name from the 1820-1840s tithe applotment books, Griffiths Valuation 1855…

Place Names of Northern Ireland

This database includes historical administrative names of counties, baronies, districts, parishes, townlands etc, and names of rivers, lakes, mountains and other physical details in the six counties of Northern Ireland. (Antrim, Armagh, Derry/Londonderry, Down, Fermanagh and Tyrone). New

Genealogy Resources for Wexford County

This site has a very extensive set of links for family history research in County Wexford. The sites are arranged in categories on one long page. The categories are not hyper-linked so be sure to scroll through them to the…

My Kerry Ancestors

This site by Kay Caball offers a variety of options for researching your Kerry Ancestors. These range from professional research to listings of free online resources for those who want to do their own research. Be sure to check out…

Clare County Library – Digital Books

This site offers access to free online Clare and Irish material from the Internet Archive and other sources such as Irish Manuscripts Commission. The resources are arranged as follows: • Books on Clare:  Archaeology;  Art;  History;  Language;  Literature, Song and Music • Books on…

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•…

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…

Irish Genealogical Research Society – Unique resources

Use the Resources link to access Unique Resources. These include: • Early Irish Marriage Index (pre 1864) with 213,000+ entries. This free index has been compiled from records at  the Registry of Deeds in Dublin plus newspaper announcements, marriages noted…

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…