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Irish Studies General Reference


Government Publications

General Reference Sources for Irish Studies Research

Official Documents

Irish History-- Government Documents

Visit the above link to learn about official Irish government documents available in the Boston College Libraries.

Bibliographies & Guides

Finnegan, Richard B. Irish Government Publications: A Select List, 1972-1992. Dublin, Ireland; Portland, Oregon: Irish Academic Press, c1995. (O'Neill Library: Ref. J307.3.F5x 1995)
Picks up where Maltby's guide left off. Documents are listed topically, and chronologically within each topic. Topics include monetary policy, relations with the European Union, agriculture, energy and environmental policy, women, labour, health, economic policy, social service, education, national culture, and law. Includes only Stationery Office publications.
Maltby, Arthur. Irish Official Publications: a Guide to Republic of Ireland Papers, with a Breviate of Reports, 1922-1972. 1st ed. Oxford; New York: Pergamon Press, 1981. (O'Neill Library: Z2035.M345 1981; Burns Library: Z2035.M345 1981 IRISH)
Covers government; economy, finance, and labor; industry and technology; agriculture; energy; law and police; transport and communications; education and culture; welfare, health, and housing. Includes summaries of the types and scope of official documents produced by the government.
Maltby, Arthur. Ireland in the Nineteenth Century: a Breviate of Official Publications. Oxford; New York: Pergamon Press, 1979. (Burns Library: DA950.M25 1979 IRISH; O'Neill Library: Ref. DA950.M25 1980)
Summarizes the scope and content of twelve classes of official documents: government; finance; ownership and valuation of land; agriculture; poverty and relief measures; health and living conditions; transport and communications; education and culture; ecclesiastical matters; trade, industry and labor; magistrates and juries; and civil commotion. Also provides an appendix of annual or recurring reports.

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