History of Ireland: Primary Documents

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Commentary and images on ancient sites in Britain and Ireland.
Browse by Type of Site or try the database to locate specific sites.
(Facsimiles & commentary)

A portal for photos of historical sites in Ireland, searchable by area, by type of site, and by age of site
(1400 to present)

Gaelic documents from digital collections at Coláiste na Rinne, Mount Melleray Abbey, National Library of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, and National University of Ireland, Galway.
(Gaelic-language facsimiles, registers and various types of apparatus).
Major manuscript source.

This section includes primary documents of post-1066 Ireland online.
(1066 - 1603; facsimiles and transcriptions)

including commentary on the questionable authenticity of the papal bull.
(1155; English transcription).

Penal Statutes passed in the reigns of Queen Elizabeth I, William and Mary, King William III, Queen Anne, King George I and II.
(1558-1759; English transcriptions).

  • For Annala Rioghachta Éireann The Chronicle of the Kingdom of Ireland
(1589-1616; Irish Gaelic transcriptions) and other documents,
see CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

by Edmund Spenser
(1596; English transcription)

(1689-1691; transcriptions with modernised spelling)

(1820; English transcription).

Before the House of Commons.
(4 February 1836; English transcription)

New York: E. French, 1851.
Digitized at the University of Wisconsin.
(1847-1849; English transcriptions)

Bound volume of manuscripts and letters by Oscar Wilde, digitized by the Morgan Library in New York City.
Browse thumbnails of the manuscripts and letters. For a transcription of the handwritten pages, click "Read this page".
(19th century; introduction, facsimiles and transcriptions)

Census records from 1901 and 1911, digitised by the National Archives of Ireland.
Search the records, or browse by place (list of all thirty-two counties).
(1911; facsimiles and transcriptions)

A database and source material website.
Being developed by the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI).
(28 January 1912; transcriptions and facsimiles).

Contemporary documents on the events of Easter Week 1916, the seven signatories of the proclamation, the others executed in the aftermath of the Rising, the casualties and the survivors.
(April-May 1916; facsimiles of pictures, maps, newspapers, written documents)
(24 April 1916; English transcription)

(pre-1914 - post-1918; translations and transcriptions)
Major Resource

A collection of primary documents from the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
(1914-1918; transcriptions and translations)
Digital primary documents assembled at Mount Holyoke College.
(1914-1919; translations)

From a treaty exhibition of the National Archives of Ireland.
(December 6, 1921; document facsimiles, pictures and videos)

Digital primary documents assembled at Mount Holyoke College.
(1918-1941; translations)

A collection of primary documents from the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
(1945 to the present; transcriptions and translations)

(Sept. 2, 1939, as amended through May 27, 1999; English and Irish transcriptions)
Constitution in RTF or PDF file format available at the bottom of the web page.
(English transcriptions)

(June 28, 1963; English transcription).

Connections to government branches and organizations for press releases, speeches and publications.

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.
(Translations and transcriptions)
Free access to legal decisions, legislation, and other legal materials.
(1996 - present; transcriptions)

The so-called "Saville Inquiry," published in June, 2010.
(Full transcript of inquiry report for events of 30 January 1972)

Access to the Parliamentary Debates of the devolved government of Northern Ireland from June 7 1921 to the dissolution of Parliament in March 28 1972.
Search the indexes, browse indexes or view volumes.
(1921-1972; scanned images and transcriptions)

Essential source material on the development of Irish foreign policy since 1919.
Browse or search volumes.
(1919 - present; transcriptions)

(1998; transcription)
(1998; transcript)
(1999; transcript)

Commentary and source material on the troubles in Northern Ireland.
Sponsored by the University of Ulster.
(1968-present; transcriptions and commentary).

List of over 7000 documents related to the victims of the Northern Ireland conflict.
(1969-2001; transcriptions and documents)

Collection of almost 600 images of murals from Northern Ireland painted during the recent period of Troubles, representing the concerns of the times.
Search the collection, browse as a list or view index by subject
Part of the Claremont Colleges Digital Library.
(20th century - present day; images and descriptions)

Digital objects from the four national museums of Northern Ireland:
Ulster Museum, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Ulster American Folk Park and Armagh County Museum.
(Facsimiles, archives, sound and image files)

Concentrated in Bodleian Library and Corpus Christ College
(9th to 19th centuries; facsimiles)

Major Resource!
(English, Irish, French and Latin transcriptions, English translations)

An alphabetical sublist of Irish Resources in the Humanities
(English and Irish transcriptions, English translations)

Includes primary and secondary documents, provided by Don Mabry.
(Transcriptions, facsimiles and commentaries, mostly in English)

Includes the Lawrence Royal & Cabinet Collections, Poole Whole Plate Collection, and Independent H Collection.
(19th - 20th centuries; images)

Historical passenger, commercial, emergency, military, and utility vehicles presented online.
(1883-1974; images)


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