Local histories for Galway


AuthorTitlePublication detailsSample LocationComment

Portrait of a Parish: Ballynakill, Connemara

Irish Countrywomen's Association

Oughterard Heritage

Online

The parish of Lackagh Turloughmore

Turloughmore Lackagh Parish History Committee] [ 1990

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 f 2

292 p. Inc. 1901 census

[Unknown]

The story of the Connemara Orphans' Nursery from its commencement to the year 1876

Glasgow Campbell & Tudhope 1877

National Library of Ireland Ir 361.s[sic]

213 p. Records of the Connemara Orphans' Nursery

Barna/Furbo Irish Countrywomen's Assoc.

Barna and Furbo: A Local history

Barna Barna/Furbo Irish Countrywomen's Assoc. 1982

Francis Beirne

The Diocese of Elphin : people, places and pilgrimage

Blackrock, Co Dublin Columba Press 2000

National Library of Ireland

403 p.

Francis Beirne

A history of the parish of Tisrara

Tisrara Tisrara Heritage Society 1997

National Library of Ireland Ir 94125 h 5

219 p.

J.F Berry

The Story of St Nicholas' Church, Galway

1912

National Library of Ireland Ir 7265 b 5

Padraic Breathnach

Maigh Cuilinn : a taisc agus a tuairisc

Indreabhan, Co. na Gaillimhe Clo Chonamara 1986

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 m 6

298 p.

Caoilte Breatnach

Memories in Time Folklore of Beithe: 1800-2000

Tubber, Co. Galway Beagh Integrated Rural Development Association 2003

National Library of Ireland

224 p.

Geraldine Candon

Headford, County Galway, 1775-1901

Dublin Four Courts 2003

National Library of Ireland

64 p.

Michael H. Carroll

Valley of the Milk : a history of the Carroll Family of Luggawannia, Headford, Co. Galway

Luggawannia, Headford, Co. Galway, Ireland : M.H. Carroll, 2000.

National Library of Ireland IR 9292 c 65

221 p.

Michael H. Carroll

Of beauty rarest : a history of Clydagh National School, Headford, Co. Galway

Headford, Co. Galway Michael H. Carroll 2000

National Library of Ireland B 3B 836

206 p

John A. Claffey

History of Moylough-Mountbellew. Part I, from the earliest times to 1601

Tuam Claffey 1983

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 c 13

168 p.

Tony Claffey

Irish Historic Towns Atlas 20: Tuam

Dublin Royal Irish Academy 2009

National Library of Ireland

John A. Claffey

Glimpses of Tuam since the famine

Tuam Old Tuam Society 1997

National Library of Ireland [Ir] 94124 g 10

254 p.

Claregalway Historical & Cultural Society

Claregalway parish history 750 years = Stair pharoiste Bhaile Chlair na Gaillimhe.

Claregalway Claregalway Historical and Cultural Society. 1999

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 c 14

277 p

Joe Clarke

Christopher Dillon Bellew and his Galway estates, 1763-1826

Dublin Four Courts 2003

National Library of Ireland

64 p.

John Joe Conwell

Lickmolassy by the Shannon : [a history of Gortanumera & surrounding parishes

Galway [Ireland] John Joe Conwell 1998

National Library of Ireland

343 p

John Joe Conwell

A Galway landlord and the Famine: Ulick John de Burgh

Dublin Four Courts 2003

National Library of Ireland

64 p.

Tom Crehan

Marcella Gerrard's Galway estate, 1820-70

Dublin Four Courts Press 2013

National Library of Ireland

64 p.

Denis Cronin

A Galway gentleman in the age of improvement: Robert French of Monivea, 1716-76

Blackrock, Co. Dublin Irish Academic Press 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 c 12

Bernadette Cunningham

Clanricard and Thomond, 1540–1640: Provincial politics and society transformed

Dublin Four Courts Press 2012

National Library of Ireland

72 p.

John Cunningham

'A Town tormented by the sea': Galway 1790-1914

Dublin Geography Publications 2004

National Library of Ireland

408 p.

E D'Alton

History of the Archdiocese of Tuam

Dublin Phoenix 1928

National Library of Ireland Ir 27412 d 1

2 vol.

Mary de Lourdes Fahy

Kiltartan: many leaves one root : a history of the parish of Kiltartan

Gort Kiltartan Gregory Cultural Society 2004

National Library of Ireland

349 p.

Fr. James Donnelly

Family history of the Donnellys and the Crushells of Belmont Co, Galway

Kathmandu The author 1990

National Library of Ireland Ir 921 d

Including references to: Maloney (Lissananny, Galway); Dowd (Kilconly, Galway); Devaney (Kilconly, Galway); Donnelly (Ballyglass, Mayo)

Philip Dwyer

The Diocese of Killaloe, from the Reformation to the Close of the Eighteenth Century

Dublin Hodges, Foster, and Figgis 1878

National Library of Ireland Ir 94143 d 11

602 p. Reprint: Newmarket-on-Fergus, O'Brien Book Publications, 1997

Patrick K. Egan

The parish of Ballinasloe, its history from the earliest times to the present day

Galway Kenny Bookshops 1994

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 e 2

355 p.

Eilis Ellis

Emigrants from Ireland 1847-52

Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co. 1977

National Library of Ireland Ir 325 e 5

Padhraic Faherty

Barna - A History

Barna Faherty 2000

J. Fahey

The History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Kilmacduagh

Dublin 1893

Mary de Laordes Fahy

Kiltartan : many leaves one root : a history of the parish of Kiltartan

Gort, Co. Galway The Kiltartan Gregory Cultural Society 2004

National Library of Ireland

349 p.

Noel Farrell

Exploring family origins in Ballinasloe town

Longford Noel Farrell 1998

National Library of Ireland 1B 2235

48p.Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's etc.

Noel Farrell

Exploring Family Origins in Tuam

Longford Noel Farrell 2004

National Library of Ireland

48 p

Pat Finnegan

Loughrea: 'that den of infamy' during the land war in Co. Galway, 1879-82

Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2014

National Library of Ireland

190 p.

Eileen Finnegan

A History of the parish of Templetogher : and the town of Williamstown : from earliest times to 1990

Williamstown Finnegan 1990

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 p 5(3)

56 p.

John S. Flynn

Ballymacward the story of an east Galway parish

Mullingar John S. Flynn 1991

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124.f.3

238 p

Joseph Forde

The District of Loughrea Vol 1: History 1791-1918

Loughrea, Co. Galway : Loughrea History Project 2003

National Library of Ireland

Co-editors: Christina Cassidy, Paul Manzor and David Ryan

Joseph Forde

The District of Loughrea Vol II: Folklore 1860-1960

Loughrea, Co. Galway : Loughrea History Project 2003

National Library of Ireland

326 p

Brenda Furey

Oranmore Maree a history of a cultural and social heritage

Galway The author 1991

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 f 4

116 p.

Angela Geoghegan

Killimor: our parish and our people

Killimor Killimor & District Development Society 2013

National Library of Ireland

769 p.

Sean M Glynn

Williamstown County Galway Historical Sketch and Records

Galway Galway Printing Company 1966

Galway County Library

Rev. M., Goaley

History of Annaghdown

Westport Berry's Printing Works 197?

National Library of Ireland Ir 274 p 31

Thomas Gorman

Clanricarde Country and the land campaign

Woodford Woodford Heritage Group 1987

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 c 4

James Hardiman

History of the town and county of Galway ... to 1820

Galway 1958

Karen J. Harvey

The Bellews of Mount Bellew, a Catholic gentry family in eighteenth-century Ireland

Dublin Four Courts 1998

National Library of Ireland Ir 94107 h 12

218 p.

G.A. Hayes McCoy

Index to 'The Compossicion Booke of Connoght, 1585'

Dublin Irish Manuscripts Commission 1945

National Library Of Ireland Ir 9412 c 1

179 p.

Jim Higgins

The White Canons Abbeytown, Cill-Na-Manach 1260-1990 : a history of the monastery of The White Canons, and other historical places in the District of Maigh Seola

Galway Crow's Rock Press 1990

National Library of Ireland Ir 7941 w 34

143 p.

Jim Higgins

St. Mary's Cathedral (Church of Ireland) Tuam: an architectural, archaeological and historical guide

Tuam Friends of St. Mary's Cathedral c1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 27412 s 1

182 p.; co-author Aisling Parsons

Michael J Hurley

The fair of Turloughmore

Dublin Hurley 2017

National Library of Ireland

96 p.

Kieran Jordan

Kiltullagh/Killimordaly as the centuries passed : a history from 1500-1900

Kiltullagh Kiltullagh/Killimordaly Historical Society, 2000

National Library of Ireland

378 p.

Michael V. Kavanagh

A Bibliography of the Co. Galway

Galway Galway County Libraries, 1965

National Library of Ireland Ir 801 K 6

187 p

Gerry Kearney

The Church of Ireland unions of Killinane and Kilconickny Loughrea County Galway: a history

Kearney 2015

National Library of Ireland

310 p.

Christy Kelly

Bushypark, Our People - Our Place: A Parish History

Galway 2016

National Library of Ireland

490 p.

James C. Kenney

Pedigree of the Kenney family of Kilclogher, Co. Galway

Dublin 1968

Killaclogher, Monivea

H.T. Knox

Notes on the Early History of the Dioceses of Tuam, Killala and Achonry

Dublin Hodges Figgis 1904

National Library of Ireland Ir 27412 k 1

410 p.

Ronan Lynch

The Kirwans of Castlehacket, Co. Galway: history, folklore and mythology in an Irish horseracing family

Dublin Four Courts Press 2006

National Library of Ireland

200 p.

Tadgh MacLochlainn

A Historical summary on the Parish of Ahascra, Caltra & Castleblakeney

Ballinasloe . MacLochlainn 1979

National Library of Ireland Ir 9141 p 79

92 p.

Tadgh MacLochlainn

The Parish of Aughrim & Kilconnell

South Harrow . MacLochlainn 1980

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 m 4

79 p.

Tadgh MacLochlainn

The Parish of Laurencetown & Kiltormer

Ballinasloe . MacLochlainn 1981

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 m 5

73 p.

Tadgh MacLochlainn

A Short history of the Parish of Killure, Fohenagh and Kilgerrill

Galway . MacLochlainn 1975

National Library of Ireland Ir 9141 p 74

54 p.

Tadgh MacLochlainn

Ballinasloe, inniu agus ine : a story of a community over the past 200 years

Galway Galway Print. Co 1971?

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 m 1

223 p

Gerard Madden

For God or King: the history of Mountshannon, Co. Clare 1742-1992

Tuamgraney, Co. Clare East Clare Heritage 1993

National Library of Ireland Ir 94143 f 8

204 p.

Gerard Madden

Sliabh Aughty ramble: musings on the folklore, history, landscape and literature of the Sliabh Aughty region

Tuamgraney Gerard Madden 2010

National Library of Ireland

181 p.

Adrian Martyn

The Tribes of Galway: 1124-1642

Galway? Martyn  2016

National Library of Ireland

288 p.

Marie McNamara

Beagh a history & heritage editors

Beagh Beagh Integrated Rural Development Association 1995?

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 b 4

276 p. Co-author Maura Madden

Patrick Melvin

Estates and landed society in Galway

Dublin  Edmund Burke 2012

National Library of Ireland

484 p.

Gerard Moran

Galway : history & society

Dublin Geography Publications, 1996

National Library of Ireland

848 p.

M Naughton

The History of St Francis' Parish, Galway

Galway Corrib Printers 1984

National Library of Ireland Ir 27412 n 1

60 p.

Cait Ni Dhomhnaill

An Cheathru Rua

Baile Atha Cliath An tOireachtas 1984

National Library of Ireland

33 p.

Peadar O Concheanainn

Innismeadhoin, seanchas agus sgealta

Baile Atha Cliath Oifig Diolta Foillseachain Rialtais 1931

National Library of Ireland Ir 89162 Oc 25

76 p.

Brian O Dalaigh

Irish villages: studies in local history

Dublin Four Courts Press 2003

National Library of Ireland

Liam Clare & Karina Holton, co-editors. Kilmore Quay, county Wexford; Cloone, county Leitrim; Carbury, county Kildare; Portlaw, county Waterford; Kilmainham, Dublin; Williamstown, Galway; Ballycastle, Mayo; Sixmilebridge, Clare; Pomeroy, Tyrone

Padraic O Laoi

History of Castlegar Parish

Galway O Laoi 1998?

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 0 14

216 p.

Bridie O'Brien

How we were - in the parish of Kilbarron - Terryglass Co. Tipperary

Nenagh Relay Books 1999

National Library of Ireland Ir 94142 o 7

396 p.

Gabriel O'Connor

A place of genius and gentility: insights into our past, Kilkerrin, Co. Galway : historical essays on a north Galway parish

Kilkerrin Oidhreacht Chill Choirin 2006

National Library of Ireland

192 p.

Paul O'Donnell

A Mullagh Miscellany, Vol. 1

Galway Rural Development 2002

Galway County Library

49 p.

John O'Donovan

Ordnance Survey letters [...] the county of Galway [...] 1838 and 1839

Dublin Fourmasters Press 2009

National Library of Ireland

215 p.

John O'Donovan

The Tribes and customs of Hy-Many, commonly called O'Kelly's country.

Dublin for the Irish Archaeological Society 1843

National Library of Ireland Ir 9412 o 1/1

'Now first published from the Book of Lecan, a manuscript in the Library of the Royal Irish Academy; with a translation and notes, and a map of Hy-Many'

Peadar O'Dowd

Galway-heart of the West

Galway Connacht Tribune 1991

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 o 10

183 p. Co-author Brendan Lawlor

Peadar O'Dowd

Tracing your Galway Ancestors

Dublin Flyleaf Press 2010

National Library of Ireland

160 p

Roderic O'Flaherty

A chorographical description of West or H-Iar Connaught : written A.D. 1684

Dublin For the Irish Archaeological Society 1846

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 o 2

Edited from a ms. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, with notes and illustrations by James Hardiman.. Repr.1978 Galway : Kenny's Bookshops and Art Galleries

Michael O'Gorman

A pride of paper tigers : a history of the Great Hunger in the Scariff Workhouse Union from 1839 to 1853

Tuamgraney, Co. Clare East Clare Heritage 1994

National Library of Ireland Ir 94143 o 8

82 p

Tony O'Gorman

History of Fohenagh

Galway Fohenagh Community Counci 2000?

National Library of Ireland

167 p

T.P. O'Neill

The tribes and other Galway families. Galway quincentennial, 1484-1984.

Galway Connaught Tribune 1984

National Library of Ireland Ir 927, p 5

32 p.

Finbarr O'Regan

The Lamberts of Athenry : a book on the Lambert families of Castle Lambert and Castle Ellen, Co. Galway

Athenry, Co. Galway Finbarr O'Regan for the Lambert Project Society 1999

National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 L 24

254 p. " a study of the townlands associated with them and their Edward Carson connection"

Carol O'Regan

Moylough a people's heritage

Moylough Moylough Community Council 1993

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 p 5(4)

138 p.; co-editor: John Jones

Ann O'Riordan

East Galway agrarian agitation and the burning of Ballydugan house, 1922

Dublin Four Courts Press 2015

National Library of Ireland

69 p.

M.D. O'Sullivan

Old Galway: the history of a Norman colony in Ireland

Cambridge W. Heffer and Sons 1942

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 o4

488 p.

Jacinta Prunty

Galway: Irish historic towns atlas ; no. 28

Dublin RIA 2017

National Library of Ireland

48 p.

Aggie Qualter

Athenry history from 1780, folklore, recollections

Galway Qualter 1989

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 p 3(2)

66 p.

D. Regan

Abbeyknockmoy, a time to remember

Co. Galway Abbeyknockmoy Community Council 1996

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 a 4

Carol Regan

Moylough, a people's heritage

Moylough Moylough Community Council 1993

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 p 5(4)

138 p.

Tim Robinson

Connemara after the Famine : journal of a survey of the Martin Estate by Thomas Colville Scott, 1853

Dublin Lilliput Press, 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 s 10

102 p.

Etienne Rynne

Athenry: a medieval Irish town

Athenry Athenry Historical Society 1992

National Library of Ireland Ir 941 p 132(1)

Michael Shiel

A Forgotten Campaign and aspects of the heritage of south-east Galway

Galway East Galway Centenary Committee

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 f

Co-author Desmond Roche. Land wars and evictions, c. 1886

Robert C. Simington

The transplantation to Connacht, 1654-58

Shannon Irish University Press for the Irish Manuscripts Commission 1970

National Library of Ireland Ir 94106 s 9

306 p

Angret Simms

Irish historic towns atlas: Vol.3, Derry - Londonderry, Dundalk, Armagh, Tuam, Limerick

Dublin RIA 2012

National Library of Ireland

Colin Smythe

A guide to Coole Park, Co. Galway home of Lady Gregory

Gerrards Cross Colin Smythe Ltd 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 s 9

with a foreword by Anne Gregory. 3rd ed. (rev.)

John F. Tourelle

Forde, Forde, Forde : from Annagh West, Co. Galway, Ireland to Southland, New Zealand

Alexandra, N.Z. : J.F. Tourelle, 1998

National Library of New Zealand P q929.2 FOR TOU 1998

180 p.

Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill

Beyond the Twelve Bens a history of Clifden and district 1860-1923

Dublin The author 1990

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124.v.3

252 p

Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill

Patient endurance: the great famine in Connemara

Dublin Connemara Girl Publications 1997

National Library of Ireland Ir 94123 v 1

189 p

Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill

History of Clifden, 1810-1860

Dublin The author c. 1981

National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 V 1

88 p. Dorsey family

Rev. P White

History of Clare and the Dalcassian Clans of Tipperary, Limerick and Galway

Dublin 1893

National Library of Ireland Ir 94143 w 4

398 p. Repr. Newmarket-on-Fergus O'Brien Book Publications 1997

Sir William R. Wilde

Lough Corrib, its shores and islands : with notices of lough Mask

Dublin McGlashan & Gill 1867

National Library of Ireland J 7941

306 p.


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