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The Local Studies Collection

Details of the collection held by the Local Studies section

The Collection

  • We hold a number of local historical society journals as well as more general publications such as Irish Roots, Archaeology Ireland, History Ireland and The Irish Sword.
  • Our newspaper collection dates back to 1858, starting with the Wicklow Newsletter and continuing to the present with the Wicklow Standard, Wicklow Star and The Bray & Wicklow People newspapers.
  • Also available are Workhouse Registers for Rathdrum and Shillelagh.
  • We have a list of the holdings of the local history of Co. Wicklow. This site is a work in progress. To search the site, press Ctrl + F and enter your term.
  • Other resources include a postcard and print collection and reference works such as Cantwell’s Memorials of the Dead, Price’s Place-names of County Wicklow and Griffith’s Valuation.