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Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL:
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): DUB

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Dun Laoghaire Library
Lr. George's Street
Dun Laoghaire
Co. Dublin
Tel: 2801254
Fax: 2846141
Email: -
Contact: -

Opening hours:

Opening hours not given

Other Libraries:


3. Research Service

Service available? No

Fee-based? -

Provided by local Record Office? -
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations -

5. Census returns

1841-1891 Census of Ireland with reference to Kingstown
Census of population of Ireland 1991 (Preliminary report)

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Thoms Dublin Street Directories. 1938-1933 (sic), Kingstown. Microfiche
Dublin 1900 - present. Hard copy
Irish Church Records - source book. James G. Ryan
Irish Family Names. Brian De Breffny
Clans and Families of Ireland. Ida Grehan

6(b) City and Town Directories


6(c) Telephone Directories


7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Register of Electors Kingstown - Dun Laoghaire. 1948-1972

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

Gemera; Alphabetical Index of the Towns, Parishes and Baronies of Ireland. Genealogical Publishing Co. 1984

9. Unpublished Indexes


10. Parish Registers


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Dun Laoghaire Genealogical Society Journal
Dublin Historical Record
Irish Builder 1867-1930
Irish Review
Irish Sword
Local Historian
An Macaomh
Maritime Journal of Ireland
Irish Historical Studies
History Today
Irish Booklover
Irish Geography
The Bell
Dana Envoy

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material

Devon Commission, Famine Immigrants, Jan 1846 - May 1850
Public Records in Ireland 1869-1831
Landowners of Ireland
Griffith's Valuation
Ireland's Memorial Records 1914-1918
Irish Folklore Commission
Lewis Topographical Dictionary
Public Records in Ireland 1869-1931
Maps: Kingstown 1836; Kingstown 1837; Kingstown 1866; Kingstown 1909; Kingstown 1910; Kingstown 1911

14. Guides to Collections


15. Local Record Offices

Tel: -
Fax: -
Email: -

Other information

Genealogical research: Irish Museums Association
Origin and History of Irish Names volumes 1-4: P.W. Joyce
Irish Families and their Names, Arms: Edward Mac Lysaght
Records of Anglo-Irish Families. Rev William Ball Wright