Local histories for Offaly


AuthorTitlePublication detailsSample LocationComment

Memoir of the Warburton family of Garryhinch, King's Co.

Dublin 1842

2nd ed. 1881

Ferbane Parish & its Churches

National Library of Ireland Ir 91413 f 4

[Unknown]

The Life, the times, the people

Clonbullogue Clonbullogue Book Committee 1993`

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 L 3

416 p.

Joseph Boruwlaski

Joseph Boruwlaski, his visit to Portarlington, 1795.

York Frenchchurch Press 1997

National Library of Ireland

5 p. "From Memoirs of Count Boruwlaski: containing a sketch of his travels, with an account of his reception at the different courts of Europe, &c. &c. written by himself. Durham, 1820."

J. Brady

A short history of the parishes of the diocese of Meath, 1867-1944

National Library of Ireland Ir 94132 b 2

Tom Burnell

The Offaly war dead: a history of the casualties of the First World War

Dublin History Press 2010

National Library of Ireland

Michael Byrne

Sources for Offaly History

Tullamore Offaly Research Library 1977

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 b 1

102 p.

Michael Byrne

Durrow and its History: a celebration of what has gone before

Tullamore Esker Press 1994

National Library of Ireland Ir 9141 p 71

303 p

Michael Byrne

Tullamore Catholic Parish : a historical survey

Tullamore Tullamore Parish Committee 1987

National Library of Ireland Ir 27414 b 7

188 p.

Michael Byrne

Towards a History of Kilclonfert

Tullamore AnCo/Offaly Historical Society 1984

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 t 1

141 p.

Michael Byrne

Tullamore Catholic parish: a Historical Survey

Tullamore Tullamore Parish Committee 1987

National Library of Ireland Ir 27414 b 7

188 p

Rev. William Carrigan

The History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Ossory

Kilkenny Roberts Books 1980

National Library of Ireland Ir 27413 c 9

4 vols. Repr. of 1905 edition

Geraldine Carville

Birr the monastic city St. Brendan of the water cress

Bray Kestrel Books Ltd. 1997

National Library of Ireland Ir 94101 c 4

103 p.

Paul Connell

The Diocese of Meath under Bishop John Cantwell 1830-66

Dublin Four Courts Press 2004

National Library of Ireland

285 p.

William Antisell Cooke

History of Birr

Dublin 1875

The Genealogical Office

Olive C. Curran

History of the Diocese of Meath 1860-1993

Mullingar Diocese of Meath 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 27413 h 6

3 vols

Stephen Darby

Ballybryan a step back in time

Ballybryan Ballybryan National School 1994

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 d 3

216 p.

Mary Delaney

William Steuart Trench and his management of the Digby estate, King's County, 1857-71

Dublin Four Courts Press 2012

National Library of Ireland

56p.

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

Noel Farrell

Exploring family origins in Birr

Longford Noel Farrell 1998

National Library of Ireland

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

Noel Farrell

Exploring family origins in old Tullamore Town

Longford Noel Farrell 1998

National Library of Ireland

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

John Feehan

The Landscape of Slieve Bloom: a study of the natural & human heritage

Dublin Blackwater Press 1979

National Library of Ireland Ir 91413 f 4

284 p.

Charles W. Finney

Monasteroris Parish, 8th May 1778 - 8th May 1978

Monasteroris 1978

National Library of Ireland Ir 200 p 23

14 p.

John Gleeson

History of the Ely O'Carroll Territory or Ancient Ormond

Dublin Gill 1915

National Library of Ireland Ir 94142 g 1

Repr. Roberts' Books, c1982. with an introduction and bibliography by George Cunningham.

John Healy

History of the Diocese of Meath

Dublin 1908

2 vols

Irish Countrywomen's Association

Approach the fountain a history of Seir Kieran

Seir Kieran Seir Kieran ICA 1992

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 p 2(4)

163 p.

M.A. Jolly

A Portarlington settler and his descendants

London Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co., 1935

National Library of Ireland GO 415

6 p.

J. St George Joyce

The King's county [now county Offaly] epitome of its history, topography &c.

Tullamore Esker Press 1998

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 j 2

79 p Facsimile reprint of 1883 ed.

John Kearney

Daingean : pages from the past

Daingean - 1988

National Library of Ireland

48 p.

Denis Kelly

Famine: Gorta i Lusma

- - 1996

National Library of Ireland

50 p.

John Magee

Weavers of Prosporous, County Kildare, Balbriggan, County Dublin & Tullamore, County Offaly in memorials of 1826

Dublin Dun Laoghaire Genealogical Society, 1998

National Library of Ireland Ir 9291 g 7

Patrick Meehan

Members of Parliament for Laois and Offaly 1801-1918

Portlaoise Leinster Express 1983

National Library of Ireland Ir 328 m 6

246 p

Rev. J. Monahan

Records Relating to the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise

Dublin M. H. Gill and son 1886

National Library Of Ireland Ir 27413 m 3

400 p.

W. Nolan

Offaly: history & society

Dublin Geography Publications, 1998

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 o 10

1055 p

Seamus O Riain

Dunkerrin : a parish in Ely O Carroll : a history of Dunkerrin Parish from 1200 A.D. to the present time

Dunkerrin Dunkerrin History Committee 1988

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 O 5

256 p.

John O'Donovan

Ordnance Survey letters King's Co. (1837-8)

Dublin 1926

National Library of Ireland Ir 9141 O 11

2 v.

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'

Joe O'Reilly

From Clonsast to Ballyburley

Edenderry O'Reilly 1994

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 f 2

176 p.

A. Kingsmill, Canon Palmer

Notes on the parish of Geashill and Killeigh. With an introduction by ... R. Wyse Jackson ... Bishop of Limerick.

Naas Leinster Leader n.d.

National Library of Ireland Ir 283 p 6

22 p.

J. Paterson

Diocese of Meath and Kildare: an historical guide

1981

National Library of Ireland Ir 941 p 75

Brian Pey

Eglish and Drumcullen : a parish in Firceall

Offaly Firceall Heritage Group 2003

National Library of Ireland

435 p.

John S. Powell

Huguenot records from Portarlington : "your humble servant"; notes and letters from Portarlington, 1692-1768 / a selection of documents

York Frenchchurch 1999

National Library of Ireland

No. 4 from the Documents of Portarlington series.

John S. Powell

Portarlington 1666: Catholics, Portuguese, French, and cartographers

Killenard and York the author 2017

National Library of Ireland

56 p.

John S. Powell

Documents of Portarlington Series

National Library of Ireland

NLI

B. Raymond

The Story of Kilkenny, Kildare, Offaly and Leix

1931

National Library of Ireland I 9141 p 1

Ciarán Reilly

John Plunket Joly and the Great Famine in King's County

Dublin Four Courts Press 2012

National Library of Ireland

56p.

Ciarán Reilly

The Irish land agent, 1830-60: the case of King's County

Dublin Four Courts Press 2014

National Library of Ireland

192 p.

Con Ryan

A history of primary education in west Offaly, 1800-2010

Tullamore Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society 2012

National Library of Ireland

432 p.

Brendan Ryan

A land by the river of God : a history of Ferbane Parish from earliest times to c.1900

Ferbane : St. Mel's Diocesan Trust 1994

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 r 1

348 p.

Helen Sheil

Falling into wretchedness Ferbane in the late 1830s

Dublin Irish Academic Press 1998

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 s 3

64 p

P. Frazer Simons

Tenants no more: Voices from an Irish Townland 1811-1901 and the Great Migration to Australia and America

Richmond, Australia : Prowling Tiger Press, 1996

National Library of Ireland Ir 994 s 32

288 p. Clay family from Gurteen, Offaly (King's), Methodist migrants to the US and Australia

J. St George Joyce

The King's county [now county Offaly] epitome of its history, topography &c.

Tullamore Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society 1998

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 j 2

79 p.

Valentine Trodd

Clonmacnois and West Offaly

Banagher Banagher 1998

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 t 5

224 p.

Valentine Trodd

Midlanders : chronicle of a Midland parish

Banagher Sceal Publications 1994

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 t 3

226 p. Banagher


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