dúchas.ie – National Folklore Collection of Ireland

dúchas.ie is a project to digitize the National Folklore Collection of Ireland, one of the largest folklore collections in the world. The Schools’ Collection is the first collection being made available on this site. It is a collection of folklore…

RootsIreland.ie – County Carlow

RootsIreland.ie is the database run by the non-profit Irish Family History Foundation, coordinators of the county genealogy centres network. It offers access to 20.7+ million Irish records held by these centres. The records available include:• Baptismal/Birth records• Marriage recordsThe indexed…

The Delany Archive – Photos on Flickr

This collection currently has 993 images. The photos and document images relate to the four collections held by the Delany Archive. These include: • Roman Catholic Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin collection (covers most of Carlow and Kildare plus parts…

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…

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…

Ancestry.com – Ireland – Birth, Marriage and Death collections

The records are fully indexed with a free surname search. Subscription options offer access to transcripts or digitised records.  The online data collections include Roman Catholic parish registers from a selection of parishes in Armagh, Carlow, Derry, Donegal, Dublin, Galway,…

IrishGenealogy.ie

IrishGenealogy.ie is a free family history website by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The online data includes:• Church records – access 3+ million pre 1900 Church of Ireland records for Dublin City, Kerry and Carlow; Roman Catholic…

Irish Newspaper Archives

This newspaper archives offers access to 80 national and regional newspaper titles, 1733 to current. The regional titles cover the counties of Carlow, Cavan, Cork, Derry (Londonderry), Donegal, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo,…

The Irish Manuscripts Commission – Digital books

The Commission has digitised many of their out of print publications and made them freely available online, all fully keyword searchable. A small example of what is available includes:  • Registry of Deeds Dublin abstracts of wills – volume 1,…