Archives Links

Summary of categories for website links on this page:

Irish Archive Services and Manuscript Libraries

County Archive Services in Ireland (local authority)

Related Irish Resources

Research Websites

Family History or Genealogy Resources

Historical Societies in County Louth

Related Resources & Services in County Louth

Archival Associations and Professional Bodies

Archives in Other Countries


Irish Archive Services and Manuscript Libraries

ARA Ireland (Archives and Records Association, Ireland) - the professional body for archivists, archive conservators and records managers in Ireland

Church of Ireland Archives

Garda Síochána Museum & Archives

Irish Architectural Archive

Irish Film Archive

Irish Manuscripts Commission

Military Archives

National Archives of Ireland

National Library of Ireland

National Monuments Service Archive – material relating to archaeological heritage; includes paper archives from excavations carried out under licence

National Photographic Archive

Newry & Mourne Museum

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Royal Irish Academy Library

University College Dublin – UCD Archives

See also the ARA - Ireland’s Archive Services Guide


County Archive Services in Ireland (local authority)

Cavan County Archives

Clare County Archives

Cork City & County Archives

Donegal County Archives

Dublin City Archive

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Archives

Fingal County Archives

Galway County Council Archives

Kerry County Archives

Laois County Archives

Limerick City & County Archives

Longford County Archives

Louth County Archives

Offaly Archives

Tipperary County Archives

Waterford City and County Archives

Westmeath County Archives

Wexford County Archives

Wicklow County Archives


Related Irish Resources

Central Statistics Office of Ireland

General Register Office

Heritage Council of Ireland

Institute for Conservator-Restorers in Ireland

Irish Law Site – University College Cork

Land Registry and Registry of Deeds

Placenames Database of Ireland

RASCAL – Research and Special Collections Available Locally in Northern Ireland

Valuation Office


Research Websites

Access to Archives – A2A – contains catalogues of holdings of British archives

Bibliography of British and Irish History

Border Roads to Memories & Reconciliation

Calendar of Irish Chancery records c.1244-1509 (CIRCLE)

Century Ireland 1913 – 1923

Connacht & Munster Landed Estates Project

CultureNet – gateway to the culture & heritage of Ireland

Debates of the Houses of the Oireachtas 1919-present (Dáil & Seanad)

Decade of Centenaries

1641 Depositions – witness testimonies by Protestants and Catholics of their experiences of the 1641 Irish Rebellion

Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720-1940

Dictionary of Irish Biography

DIPPAM – Documenting Ireland: Parliament, People and Migration including EPPI - Enhanced British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland 1801 - 1922

Down Survey website – 1656-1658 – detailed land survey of Ireland

Economic and Social History Society of Ireland

History-in-Service – Supporting Leaving Certificate History

Irish Archives Resource

Irish Historic Houses Association

Irish History Live (Queen’s University)

Irish History Online – bibliography of Irish history writings

Irish Historical Studies

Irish Statute Book

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage

Netserf – hypertext medieval glossary

Oireachtas Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

Ordnance Survey Ireland

Research Guidance: provides explanations on accounting records, deeds, maps & plans, manorial records & others (University of Nottingham)

Ulster Historical Foundation/Ancestry Ireland

Workhouse Website

World War I Ireland Research & Projects Website

World War I National Archives UK dedicated website

History Ireland – illustrated history magazine


Family History or Genealogy Resources

County Louth Genealogical Sources

Everafter – Irish and UK Burial Records

Find My Past

Free Irish Genealogy eBooks

Genealogy Dedicated Website of the National Archives of Ireland

Genealogy Service in National Archives (consult a professional genealogist) - Births, Marriages and Deaths' Records of General Register Office

Guide to Genealogy – scroll to end of page for links to American resources

Historic Graves - Graveyard Surveys

Ireland’s Memorial Records – In Flanders Fields Museum

Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy eMagazine

Irish World

Louth County Library Genealogy Research Service

National Library of Ireland Family History Sources

PRONI Guide to Church Records

Roots Ireland Family Records Database - Irish Family History Foundation

Tithe Applotment Books online

UK Birth, Marriage & Death Certificates


Historical Societies in County Louth

Annagassan & District Historical Society

Collon Historical Society

County Louth Archaeological & Historical Society

Dunleer & District Historical Society

Old Drogheda Society

Old Dundalk Society – no website

Omeath Historical Society

Termonfeckin Historical Society


Related Resources & Services in County Louth

Carlingford Heritage Centre

Carlingford People & the Cooley Peninsula

Comhaltas North East - Oriel Centre

County Museum, Dundalk

Cross Border Archive Project

Drogheda Museum, Millmount

Dundalk Railway Heritage Society

Faughart Historical Properties Preservation Society (website unavailable)

Louth County Library

Louth Field Names Project

Louth Heritage


Archival Associations, Societies and Professional Bodies – professional archival & records management services

Archives & Records Association – UK & Ireland

Arcline – professional archival & records management services

Eneclann – professional archival & records management services

Irish Society for Archives - (website unavailable)

Oral History Network of Ireland

Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland


Archives in Other Countries

Archives Portal Europe – archival services across Europe

Library & Archives Canada

National Archives of Australia

National Archives of Scotland

National Archives of the UK

UNESCO Archives Portal

USA National Archives & Records Administration