Further Resources

Public Library Special Collections

View the Special Collections available in public libraries in Ireland. Contact details for all public libraries are also available on Ask about Ireland.


CultureNet.ie is a gateway to Ireland's cultural resources - making it easier to explore the wealth and diversity of Ireland's culture and heritage. Find the different cultural institutions in Ireland, including contact details and collection information, by selecting one of the following.

Irish Genaelogy & Griffith's Valuation

Find out about Irish Genaelogy and local history.

You can also search for your ancestors on Griffith's Valuation for free. This was the first full-scale valuation of property in Ireland. It was overseen by Richard Griffith and published between 1847 and 1864. It is one of the most important surviving 19th century genaelogical sources.


History of Ireland eBooks available for free on Ask about Ireland.