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HS 247: Irish Material Culture: 1770-1930


Irish Culture

This guide will provide multidisciplinary resources to support research and documentation for Irish Material Culture

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Databases


History and Local History

The Maynooth Studies in Local History series features over 100 titles.  One aim of the series is to explore aspects of the local experience of the Irish past. To see a list of the titles in the series go to Holmes Advanced Search, changed the "Anywhere in record" drop-down menu to "Series Title", and seach for Maynooth Studies in Local History. Another valuable series is the Maynooth Research Guides for irish Local History. You can do a series search using Maynooth Research Guides for Local History Advanced Search.

Local History Journals

The Boston College Libraries hold print copies of Irish local archaeological and historical societies.  See a selective list of the societies below. The  Other archaeological, historical journals are indexed by the National Library of Ireland.  See link to 'Sources' in box to the right. 

The Galway Archaeological and Historical Society

Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society

Mallow Archaeological & Historical Society

Search the library catalog for more.