Includes links to select feature articles, an index to current and back issues, and well as links to other resources, such as conferences, art exhibitions, museums, genealogy, and local history.
The Web companion to the PBS series by the same name. In Search of Ancient Ireland explores the truth behind many of Ireland's myths and examines the enduring impact the country has had on Western civilization. Includes links to further resources and lesson plans.
The final report from the Commission on Policing set up by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland following the Good Friday Agreement. The report makes recommendations for future policing arrangements in Northern Ireland
A long established Dublin-based publisher of books of Irish interest. They publish in the areas of Irish History, Contemporary Irish History, Military and Political History, Literature, Arts and the Media, Social History, Women's Studies and Genealogy.
A resource for the world-wide, scholarly, inter-disciplinary study of the Irish Diaspora, and its social, linguistic, economic, cultural and political causes and consequences.
A website which collects a broad range of materials related to the Irish in Argentina and other South American countries. Materials on the site include articles, papers, reviews, databases of burial records, passenger lists, census records, etc., a bibliography of over 100 books and articles, and links to connected resources.
The Irish Georgian Society is Ireland's Architectural Heritage Society. The Society aims to encourage an interest in and to promote the conservation of distinguished examples of architecture and the allied arts of all periods in Ireland. These aims are achieved by education and grants, planning participation, membership and fundraising. The site contains the full text of papers delivered in October 2002 entitled 'Present Tense: Future Perfect? Planning Act 2000 Part IV'
The history of Ireland through maps.
Sourcebook for general materials relating to Irish history. Links to electronic editions of primary and secondary historical sources from around the Internet.
A project devoted to the study of Irish migration to Continental Europe in the early modern period. It is a multi-disciplinary, cross-institutional research initiative that seeks to advance the study of Irish migrant experience in Europe by promoting a combination of archival, prosopographical and statistical investigations.
Founded in 1928, The Irish Manuscripts Commission was established to report on the nature, extent and importance of collections of manuscripts and papers of literary, historical and general interest, relating to Ireland. Since the establishment of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies in 1940, the publication of material in the Irish language has been the responsibility of the institute's School of Celtic Studies. It has published over 140 volumes since 1930, as well as 37 issues of the journal Analecta Hibernica where documents, unsuitable for publication in separate volumes, are made available, along with reports on manuscript collections, descriptive catalogues, lists and indexes.
This subscription service claims to be the largest online database of Irish Newspapers. It has scanned many of Ireland's leading national, regional and out of print titles including Irish Independent, Sunday Independent, The Farmers Journal, as well as many regional papers. Coverage begins in the 1700s and extends to the present day.Â
This site, titled Laws in Ireland for the Suppression of Popery, commonly known as the Penal Laws, is a well-designed and compreshensive site which lists the Penal Laws chronologically and by subject matter. A Real resource.
Founded in June 2000, The Irish Quaternary Studies Online Project states that it provides 'a forum for discussion of Irish subjects currently poorly represented online', and 'facilitates and presents new research and projects on subjects relating to Ireland.' Includes discussion groups and links to further resources, although coverage of subject areas is patchy. The site does not seem to have been updated since September 2001.
A superb resource featuring high quality digital images of Irish manuscripts, together with relevant commentary. It is a project of the School of Celtic Studies and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. The site includes manuscripts from several institutions around Ireland, including The National Library of Ireland, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, and The Royal Irish Academy.
This subscription or pay-per-use service allows comprehensive searching of the Irish Times from its first issue of publication in 1859 to the present day. It also features articles from the past freely available on the site.
The Irish Virtual Research Library & Archive (IVRLA) is a digitisation and digital object management project launched in UCD in January 2005. The collection includes images of photographs, pamphlets, and letters, and includes the de Valera and the Tierney/MacNeill photograph collections. There are also some 200 letters, ballads, and pamphlets from the UCD James Joyce Library.
Island Ireland is an Internet directory to Irish art, culture and environment with hand-picked links to Irish history, architecture, music, news, genealogy, travel, literature, folk culture, archaeology, the Irish language and more. Nicely presented and full of interesting links.
A sampler of World Wide Web resources for the study of Irish history.
A bibliography compiled using bibliographies produced by Bill Rolston at the University of Ulster and Robert Bell of the political collection at the Linenhall Library, which is periodically updated. Novels are included which relate at least, in part, to the political conflict in Northern Ireland since 1969. No short stories or collections of short stories are included.
Description and catalogue of primary resources held by The National Archives. Site includes two searchable on-line databases relating to these materials, 'An index of Relief Commission Papers, 1845-1847,' and 'Transportation of Irish Convicts to Australia (1791-1853).'
Over 20,000 photographs have been digitised from the following National Library of Ireland collections; Poole Whole plate, Independent H, Lawrence Royal and part of the Lawrence Cabinet collection. These images are accessible online with information, including title, date and location where available.
Including Editor's Notes and a list of contents for each issue this site provides general information relating to this multidisciplinary journal of Irish Studies published by the Center for Irish Studies, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, USA.
The aims of Nordic Irish Studies are to reflect the research activities of the Centre for Irish Studies in Aarhus (CISA), Dalarna University Centre for Irish Studies (DUCIS), and the Nordic Irish Studies Network (NISN) and to publish articles on Irish history, politics, society, culture and literature.
Extensive material on the Northern Ireland Conflict from 1968 to the present incorporating a vast selection of primary resources and searchable bibliographical and other databases including the CAIN Bibliography, the Social Science Bibliography of Northern Ireland, Bibliography of Works of Fiction and a directory of researchers working in this area.