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An Taisce - the National Trust for Ireland

Works to conserve and protect the built and natural heritage of Ireland; includes details of membership and local groups, with descriptions of their major programmes, campaigns, and their role in planning.

Battle of the Boyne

Visitor centre commemorating the Battle of the Boyne, located in Drogheda. Features historical information, visitor details and downloadable maps and educational packs.


History journal dedicated to Ireland's ancient, medieval and modern history.

Cromwell in Ireland

Presents a series of articles examining the events between 1649 and 1652, when Cromwell's forces attempted to conquer Ireland; events which led ultimately to the settlement of Ireland between 1652 and 1660.

Early Christian Sites in Ireland

A database of early churches, monasteries, crosses, graves, holy wells and trees, and other monuments, organised by county, with photos, articles, and links.

Eighteenth Century Ireland Society

Offers information on this society's journal and events.

Follies Trust

Organisation looking after follies in Ireland. FolliesTrust

The Heritage Council

Seeks to protect the diversity of Irish national heritage. Features full details of their various projects, initiatives and events.

Heritage Ireland

Information on the cultural heritage of Ireland and highlighting various attractions.

Heritage Towns of Ireland

Information on towns that are over 19 centuries old and very unique in character.

The History Place - Irish Potato Famine

An account of the famine and its historical context, and of its impact on Irish emigration and society.

Irish Historian

Collates user's articles on a variety of Irish history topics.

Irish History Links

A directory of links to resources on Irish history.

Irish History Students' Association

Lists events and journal information for this membership association for Irish history students.

Irish Holocaust

Alleges that there has been a cover up over the British role in the Irish famine, and that food was forcibly exported from Ireland to England at gunpoint.

Irish Labour History Society

Aims to preserve the records and reminiscences, written and oral, of the Irish working class and its organisations. Includes a searchable periodicals database.

The Irish Labour History Society

Promotes knowledge of Irish labour history and preserves records and reminiscences concerning the experiences of the Irish working class and its organisation.

Irish Manuscripts Commission

Promotes public awareness of primary source materials and their importance for the history, heritage and culture of Ireland. Includes details of their activities and publications.

Irish War Memorials

Maintains an inventory of war memorials in Ireland, with photographs, the text of inscriptions, location details, and support for family historians.

Limerick Soviet 1919

Free online book about the Limerick General Strike.

Michael Collins Centre

Provides information and tour details to historic sites of the patriot. Includes a guide map and contacts for bookings and inquiries.

Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland

Provides public awareness, appreciation, conservation and education of mining heritage throughout Ireland.

UCD Delargy Centre for Irish Folklore and the National Folklore Collection

Offers a range of taught courses and research opportunities on traditional Irish culture; includes news, events listing, and details of their collections of manuscripts and photos.

Victorian Ireland

Offers extensive articles and images on Victorian Ireland, including discussion on science, technology, politics, the British Empire and representations of Ireland and the Irish in English literature.

Views of the Famine

Collection of views of the Irish famine from the Illustrated London News, the Cork Examiner, the Pictorial Times, Punch and the narrative Oxford to Skibbereen.

Women's History Association of Ireland

Promoting research into the history of women in Ireland.

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