Newspapers and eResources

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,…

National Library of Australia – eResources

The National Library of Australia eResources offers free home access to 212+ subscription databases to all residents of Australia. You need a National Library card and you can apply online. The card will be mailed to you within 5-10 working…

Waterford City and County Library Service – Online Resources

The extensive collection of online resources includes: Burial records include:   • St Otteran’s Burial Ground register   • St Declan’s Burial Ground register   • St Carthage’s Burial Ground register   • Thompson’s Funeral Books Census Records    •…

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…

Ireland Genealogy Project & Ireland Genealogy Project Archives

This site offers access to a valuable collection of material not readily available elsewhere. There are significant collections of monumental inscriptions, headstone photographs and parish register transcriptions available. The site is arranged by county and within each county by categories…

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.

National Library of Ireland

National Library of Ireland holds Catholic parish registers, property records such as estate papers and maps, newspapers, directories, heraldic records plus published family histories and local history society publications. Use the catalogue to search across printed, manuscript, visual and digitised…

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…

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…