South Dublin County Local Studies Resources


South Dublin County History

Connecting to the Past: Mapping South Dublin County in Time

Ask About Ireland

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage – South Dublin County Survey

Celt - UCC's Free Digital Humanities Resource for Irish history, literature and politics. Includes papers of Padraig Pearse and Patrick Sarsfield.

Placenames of Ireland

Family History Resources

1901 & 1911 Census (National Archives of Ireland)

National Archives of Ireland Genealogy Resources and Services

National Library of Ireland Family History Resources and Services

Church of Ireland Representative Body Library

Dublin Heritage (includes Directory of Dublin Graveyards)

Family Search (indexes to birth, marriage and death records)

General Register Office (Dublin)


Griffith's Valuation

Index to Irish Roots Magazine

Irish Genealogy (free access to church records for certain areas)

1901 Census for England and Wales

Public Records/Archives/Local Studies Collections

National Library of Ireland

National Photographic Archive

National Archives of Ireland

Fingal Local Studies

Fingal County Archives

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Local Studies

Dublin City Local Studies

Kildare Local Studies

County Kildare Online Electronic History Journal

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

UK National Archives

Ask About Ireland

The Heritage Council

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage

University Libraries Collections

Russell Library, NUI Maynooth

UCD Archives

UCD Library Special Collections

Trinity College Dublin Map Collection

Specialist Repositories

An Garda Síochána Museum and Archives

Irish Railway Records Society

Irish Theatre Archive

Irish Traditional Music Archive

Irish Architectural Archive

Military Archives

National Theatre Archives


Thaddeus Breen’s index to Irish archaeological and historical journals

Chapters of Dublin History

JSTOR Ireland Collection (access on library computers only)

Ordnance Survey Historic Map Viewer


South Dublin Libraries Catalogue

National Library of Ireland Catalogue

Borrow Books – searches all Irish public library catalogues and allows you to request books to be sent to your local library.

British Library Online Catalogue