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,…

Cork Past and Present

This site by the Cork City Libraries features a huge collection of digital material. Use the Genealogy Link to access the following and more: • Index to O’Kief, Coshe Mang – Cork material • Index to O’Kief, Coshe Mang –…

The National Library of Australia – eResources – Ireland

The eResources page offers free home access to 119+ subscription databases. This free service is available to anyone residing in Australia who has a National Library card. You can apply for a library card online from this site. The card…

DIPPAM – Documenting Ireland: Parliament, People and Migration

An online virtual archive of documents and sources relating to the history of Ireland and its migration experience from the 18th to the late 20th centuries. There are three searchable databases: • EPPI the Enhanced British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland…

Act of Union VirtualLibrary

This is a unique collection of pamphlets, newspapers, parliamentary papers and manuscript material contemporary with the 1801 Act of Union between Ireland and Britain. The site is searchable by keyword and digital copies of the original documents are available.

Ask about Ireland – Digital books

This site is an initiative of Irish public libraries, local museums and archives to digitise and publish online original, unusual and unique material from their local studies’ collections. Use the Reading Room link to access a vast collection of unique…

British History Online

This Digital library of printed primary and secondary history sources for the history of Britain and Ireland with a primary focus on the period between 1300 and 1800. This site covers England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Most of the content…

Library Ireland

This is a free online resource of books and articles on Irish history, genealogy, and culture. The transcripts of a wide range of journal articles, old books, including directories, are available online with full text searching. You can browse the…