Old Irish

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 ...

The Irish Traditional Music Archive

Irish Traditional Music Archive

The Archive’s primary remit covers the island of Ireland and the Irish diaspora – Irish-Britain, Irish-America, Irish-Australia etc. – and all those performers of Irish traditional music throughout the world who are not of Irish blood. It also collects traditional music from other countries in a representative way in order to provide a national access point to these musics and to the world of ethn ...

Northern Ireland Place Name Project Database

Northern Ireland Place-Name Project

Research database containing information compiled as part of the Northern Ireland Place Name Project from 1987 onwards and based at Queen's University Belfast. The database consists of details recording all place-names and locations shown on the 1:50,000 Ordnance Survey map of Northern Ireland and the names of townlands, civil parishes and baronies for Counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Derry, Fermana ...