Here you will find a directory of professional archive services on the island of Ireland. If you wish to be added to this list, please contact us directly.


Abbey Theatre Archive, Dublin

Alexandra College, Dublin

An Post, Dublin

Ardagh and Clonmacnoise Diocesan, Longford

Armagh County Museum

Armagh Observatory

Armagh Robinson Library


Belfast Central Library

Belfast Linenhall

Birr Castle, Offaly

Blackrock College, Dublin

Bolton Library, Tipperary


Church Archives – a comprehensive directory of diocesan/religious archives can be found here:

Capuchin Provincial Archives, Dublin

Carlow County Library

Cashel and Emly Diocesan Archive, Tipperary

Cavan County Library                          

Central Bank, Dublin

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

CIT Cork School of Music Special Collections

Clare County Library and Archives

Clogher Diocesan Archives, Monaghan

Clonfert Diocesan Archives, Galway

Contemporary Music Centre Ireland, Dublin

Cork City and County Archives

Cork Public Museum

Crawford Art Gallery, Cork


Delany Archive, Carlow

Derry Diocesan Archive, Derry

Derry City and Strabane Archives, Derry

Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI)

Dominican Provincial Archives, Dublin

Donegal County Archives

Down and Connor Diocesan Archives, Belfast

Down County Museum

Dromore Diocesan Archives, Newry

Dublin City Archives

Dublin City University

Dublin Diocesan Archives

Dublin Port Company

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Archives


Elphin Diocesan Archives, Sligo

Enniskillen Castle Museums, Fermanagh

Erasmus Smith Schools Archive, Dublin

ESB Archives, Dublin


Ferns Diocesan Archives, Wexford

Fingal County Council Archives


GAA Archive, Dublin

Galway County Council Archives

Galway Diocesan Archives

Guinness Archive, Diageo Ireland, Dublin


Historic Environment Record of Northern Ireland​


Irish Film Archive, Dublin

Irish Architectural Archive, Dublin

Irish Archives Resource

Irish Jesuit Archives

Irish Traditional Music Archive


Kerry Diocesan Archives

Kerry Library Local History and Archives

Kildare County Archive

Kilkenny Archives

Killala Diocesan Archives, Mayo

Killaloe Diocesan Archives, Clare

Kilmore Diocesan Archives, Cavan


Laois County Archives

Leitrim County Library and Local Studies

Limerick City Archives

Limerick Diocesan Archives

Longford County Archives and Local Studies

Loreto Sisters in Ireland, Dublin

Louth County Archives


Marsh's Library, Dublin

Mayo County Library and Local Studies

Maynooth University Library, Special Collections and Archives

Meath County Archive and Local Studies

Meath Diocesan Archives

Military Archives, Dublin


National Archives, Ireland

National Folklore Collection, Dublin

National Gallery of Ireland Library and Archive, Dublin

National Irish Visual Arts Library, Dublin

National Library of Ireland, Dublin

National Museum of Ireland, Dublin

National University Ireland, Galway

Newry and Mourne Museum Archives, Newry


Offaly County Archives

Ó Fiach Memorial Library and Archive, Armagh

Oireachtas Library and Research Service, Dublin

Ossory Diocesan Archives, Kilkenny


Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland Library and Archive, Belfast

Presentation Sisters Archive, Cork

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), Belfast


Queens University Belfast, Special Collections


Raphoe Diocesan Archive, Donegal

Registry of Deeds, Dublin

Representative Church Body Library, Dublin

Royal Dublin Society Archives, Dublin

Royal Irish Academy Archives, Dublin

Royal Society of Antiquaries Ireland, Dublin

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Dublin

Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Dublin

RTÉ Archives, Dublin


Society of the Sacred Heart, Irish Scottish Province Provincial Archives

St John Ambulance Ireland

Strokestown Famine Archive, Roscommon


Trinity College Dublin, Manuscripts and Archives

Tipperary County Archives


University College Cork   and 

University College Dublin

University of Limerick


Waterford City and County Archives

Wexford County Archive

Wicklow County Archives