Rosenfield Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Cole Bowen estate map book

Cole Bowen Papers

Tipperary Studies

While this family was based in Cork (Bowen’s Court, Co. Cork) the bulk of their land was in Tipperary amounting to around 5,000 acres. This came through the 1716 marriage of Henry Bowen to Jane, only child and heiress of Robert Cole of Ballymackey, Co. Tipperary. This is a large collection of mainly 19th century estate material, rentals and maps. Large volume of Tipperary estate maps covering 16 t ...

Photo from the Murphy Ballinamona Collection

Murphy family, Ballinamona collection

Tipperary Studies

This is a collection of family and estate papers from the Murphys of Ballinamona. The official Return of Owners of Land published in 1876 lists William Murphy of Ballinamona as having an estate of 856.75 acres. The family continued at Ballinamona until the death of Kathleen Murphy in 1975, the last of the family. What made the Murphy family different from their ‘Big House’ neighbours and which giv ...

Poor Law Union Archive

Poor Law Union Records

Tipperary Studies

In 1838 the Irish Poor Law Act was passed, introducing an entirely new system of state welfare in Ireland. The result was the establishment of over one hundred Poor Law Unions throughout the country. Each Union had a Workhouse, financed by the payment of rates on landholders in the Union. The vast bulk of the Poor Law Union (PLU) sources comprise Minute and Rate Books. Minute Books contain the rec ...

Patrick McCabe papers

University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Libraries

The Patrick McCabe papers comprise 24.5 cubic feet. The papers contain manuscripts, drafts, ephemera and correspondence and financial records relating to McCabe's literary works. The dates of the collection are approximately 1974 to 2013. The collection is organized in two major section, McCabe's literary papers, and his business and personal papers. The literary papers, which make up the bulk of ...

Internet Archive image of the frontispiece of Plunkett Dillon's "Magnificat"

Irish Women Poets [Pamphlets]

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

Geraldine Plunkett Dillon ' "Magnificat" Published The Candle Press, Dublin, 1917 The Internet Archive [PDF/ DAISY, EPUB, KINDLE] formats Open Access URL : Keywords Pamphlets, Irish Women Poets, Irish Writing, The Internet Archive, Geraldine Plunkett Dillon, The Candle Press, Dublin, 1917

Alex Pryce Papers

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

John Hume Collection

Ulster University, Magee

Themes covered by the collection include the wide range of material to be expected from a constituency MP and MEP. These include peace-talks, devolution, justice system, prisoners, housing, planning, social security, health, education, Irish language, European lesser-used languages, minority rights, justice, economy, business, industry, agriculture, transport, New Ireland Forum, European Union, co ...

Local Studies Collection

Libraries NI, Ballymena Central Library

The collection aspires to include comprehensive series of books and pamphlets, journals, CD-ROMs, maps, photographs, postcards, local newspapers etc concerning life within this area, past, present and future and about all aspects of the local environment. Local publications are well represented and the collection includes titles by many local authors. Microfilms of the 1901 Census for Counties Ant ...

Bryson & MacAdam Manuscripts Collections

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

They were purchased by Belfast Public Libraries in 1989 from the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society. The forty-four volumes in the collection have now been conserved and preserved on microfilm to the highest standard.The manuscripts, which date from the eighteenth and nineteenth centurys were collected by Dr Samuel Bryson and Robert MacAdam in the mid-1800’s. Both Bryson and MacAdam ...