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Limerick County Library


Contents
Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Directories
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Periodicals
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL:
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): LIM

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources


Local Studies Library
58 O'Connell Street
Limerick
Tel: 061 - 215542
Fax: 061 - 318570

Contacts: Damien Brady, County Librarian
E-mail Damien Brady
Contacts: Margaret Franklin, Senior Library Assistant
E-mail Margaret Franklin


Opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 9.30 - 1.00 & 2.00 - 5.00


Other Libraries:



Full-time Branches

LIBRARY

OPENING HOURS

CONTACT DETAILS

Dooradoyle Library,
Crescent Shopping Centre,
Dooradoyle,
Limerick.

Tues. & Wed. 10.00-5.30
Thurs. & Fri. 10.00-8.30
Sat. 11.00-5.30

Ms. Noreen O'Neill,
Exectutive Librarian.
Ph. (061) 301101
E-mail: ddylib@hotmail.com

Adare Library,
Main Street,
Adare.
Co. Limerick.

Wed. & Thurs. 10.00-1.00 & 2.00-5.30
Tues. & Fri. 10.00-1.00 & 2.00-5.30 & 6.30-8.30
Sat. 10.00-1.00 & 2.00-5.30

Ms. Margaret O'Reilly,
Assistant Librarian
Ph: (061) 396822
E-mail: adarelibrary@excite.com

Newcastle West Library,
Gortboy
Newcastle West
Co. Limerick

Mon. Wed. Thurs & Sat 10.30-5.00
Tues. & Fri. 10.30-8.00

Ms. Aileen Dillane,
Executive Librarian
Ph: (069) 62273
E-mail: newcastlewest@excite.com

Abbeyfeale Library,
Bridge Street,
Abbeyfeale.
Co. Limerick

Mon. & Thurs. 2.00-5.00 & 6.00-8.30
Tues, Fri. & Sat. 10.00-1.00 & 2.00-5.00

Mr. Mike McInerney,
Senior Library Assistant
Ph: (068) 32488
E-mail: abbeyfealelirary@eircom.net

Foynes Library,
Main street,
Foynes.
Co. Limerick

Tues. & Thurs. 10.00-12.30 & 2.30-5.00
Wed. & Fri. 10.00-12.30 & 5.00-8.30
Sat. 10.00-12.30

Ms. Sarah Prendiville,
Branch Librarian
Ph: (069) 65365
E-mail: foyneslibrary@excite.com




Part-time Branches
Askeaston - tel: 061 392256
Athea
Ballingarry
Ballyhahil
Ballylanders
Broadford
Bruff
Caherconlish
Caherdavin
Cappamore
Doon - E-mail: doonlibrary@excite.com Tel: 061 380409
Dromcollogher - tel: 063 83011
Feenagh
Galbally
Hospital
Kilmallock - E-mail: kilmallocklibrary@excite.com Tel: 063 20306
Rathkeale - E-mail: joanotoole@yahoo.ie Tel: 069 64047
Kilfinane
Pallaskenry
Shanagolden


3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? Yes

Provided by local Record Office?

Limerick Ancestry, The Granary, Michael Street. Limerick.
Tel: 061 - 415125
or 061 - 214452 Ext: 396
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Locations Refer to Limerick Ancestry, The Granary, Michael Street. Limerick


5. Census returns

1659 - Census of Ireland - Pender
1830 - Griffith's Land Valuation of County Limerick (lists landlords and heads of households)
1876 - List of landowners of Ireland of acre and upwards



6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Ferrar's Directory of 1769
Lucas Directory of 1788
Pogot's Directory 1824
Bassett's Directory 1880-1881

6(b) City and Town Directories

6(c) Telephone Directories



7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)


9. Unpublished Indexes


10. Parish Registers

Refer to Limerick Ancestry, The Granary, Michael Street. Limerick
Tel: 061 - 415125


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Cork Historical and Archaeological Society Journal
History Ireland
Irish Economic & Social History
Irish Family History Journal
Irish Genealogist
Irish Georgian Society Journal (Irish Architecture & Decorative Studies)
Irish History Studies
Irish Roots
Irish Sword
Journal of Royal Society of Antiquaries
Kerry Archaeological Society Journal
Tipperary Historical Journal
Some proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy


Local Journals
All local journals held include the following:
Athea Parish Journal
Bleisce-Doon Parish Journal
Ceapach Mhór - Cappamore Parish Journal
Deel Views - Rathkeale Journal
Fedamore News
Glencorby Chronicle - Glin Journal
Kilfinane/Historical Society
Kilmallock Historical society Journal
Oola Past and Present


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

Richard J. Hayes - Manuscript sources for the history of Irish civilization - Limerick entries only


13. Other material


14. Guides to Collections

Róisín de Nais's Bibliography of Limerick History and Antiquities 1962


15. Local Record Offices

Limerick Ancestry, The Granary, Michael Street, Limerick.
Tel: 061-415125
Website: http://www.irishroots.net


Other information

Newspapers held:
The Bottom Dog - a paper for north Munster workers 1975-1977
The Bottom Dog - the working class paper of north Munster 1977 vol. 4 no. 88
1981 vol. 8 no. 134
1987 vol. 8 no. 1
ffolliott Index to Biographical Notices in newspapers of Limerick, Ennis, Clonmel and Waterford 1758-1821 - on microfiche
Irish Notes and Industrial News 1917 - on microfilm
Limerick Leader -1893-1904
1905-1999 - on microfilm
2000-2001 - on order locally (microfilm)
Limerick Chronicle 1982-1999 - on microfilm (2000, 2001 on order locally)
Limerick Evening Post 1811-1818 - on microfilm
Limerick Times 1834-1837
Limerick Weekly Echo 1923-1947 -on microfilm
Munster Journal 1749-1784 -on microfilm