Local histories for Galway

AuthorTitlePublication detailsSample LocationComment
   Portrait of a Parish: Ballynakill, Connemara Irish Countrywomen's Association
   Oughterard Heritage Online
   The parish of Lackagh Turloughmore Turloughmore Lackagh Parish History Committee] [ 1990 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 f 2 292 p. Inc. 1901 census
[Unknown]   The story of the Connemara Orphans' Nursery from its commencement to the year 1876 Glasgow Campbell & Tudhope 1877 National Library of Ireland Ir 361.s[sic] 213 p. Records of the Connemara Orphans' Nursery
Barna/Furbo Irish Countrywomen's Assoc.   Barna and Furbo: A Local history Barna Barna/Furbo Irish Countrywomen's Assoc. 1982
Francis Beirne   The Diocese of Elphin : people, places and pilgrimage Blackrock, Co Dublin Columba Press 2000 National Library of Ireland 403 p.
Francis Beirne   A history of the parish of Tisrara Tisrara Tisrara Heritage Society 1997 National Library of Ireland Ir 94125 h 5 219 p.
J.F Berry   The Story of St Nicholas' Church, Galway 1912 National Library of Ireland Ir 7265 b 5
Padraic Breathnach   Maigh Cuilinn : a taisc agus a tuairisc Indreabhan, Co. na Gaillimhe Clo Chonamara 1986 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 m 6 298 p.
Caoilte Breatnach   Memories in Time Folklore of Beithe: 1800-2000 Tubber, Co. Galway Beagh Integrated Rural Development Association 2003 National Library of Ireland 224 p.
Geraldine Candon   Headford, County Galway, 1775-1901 Dublin Four Courts 2003 National Library of Ireland 64 p.
Michael H. Carroll   Valley of the Milk : a history of the Carroll Family of Luggawannia, Headford, Co. Galway Luggawannia, Headford, Co. Galway, Ireland : M.H. Carroll, 2000. National Library of Ireland IR 9292 c 65 221 p.
Michael H. Carroll   Of beauty rarest : a history of Clydagh National School, Headford, Co. Galway Headford, Co. Galway Michael H. Carroll 2000 National Library of Ireland B 3B 836 206 p
John A. Claffey   History of Moylough-Mountbellew. Part I, from the earliest times to 1601 Tuam Claffey 1983 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 c 13 168 p.
Tony Claffey   Irish Historic Towns Atlas 20: Tuam Dublin Royal Irish Academy 2009 National Library of Ireland
John A. Claffey   Glimpses of Tuam since the famine Tuam Old Tuam Society 1997 National Library of Ireland [Ir] 94124 g 10 254 p.
Claregalway Historical & Cultural Society   Claregalway parish history 750 years = Stair pharoiste Bhaile Chlair na Gaillimhe. Claregalway Claregalway Historical and Cultural Society. 1999 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 c 14 277 p
Joe Clarke   Christopher Dillon Bellew and his Galway estates, 1763-1826 Dublin Four Courts 2003 National Library of Ireland 64 p.
John Joe Conwell   Lickmolassy by the Shannon : [a history of Gortanumera & surrounding parishes Galway [Ireland] John Joe Conwell 1998 National Library of Ireland 343 p
John Joe Conwell   A Galway landlord and the Famine: Ulick John de Burgh Dublin Four Courts 2003 National Library of Ireland 64 p.
Tom Crehan   Marcella Gerrard's Galway estate, 1820-70 Dublin Four Courts Press 2013 National Library of Ireland 64 p.
Denis Cronin   A Galway gentleman in the age of improvement: Robert French of Monivea, 1716-76 Blackrock, Co. Dublin Irish Academic Press 1995 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 c 12
Bernadette Cunningham   Clanricard and Thomond, 1540–1640: Provincial politics and society transformed Dublin Four Courts Press 2012 National Library of Ireland 72 p.
John Cunningham   'A Town tormented by the sea': Galway 1790-1914 Dublin Geography Publications 2004 National Library of Ireland 408 p.
E D'Alton   History of the Archdiocese of Tuam Dublin Phoenix 1928 National Library of Ireland Ir 27412 d 1 2 vol.
Mary de Lourdes Fahy   Kiltartan: many leaves one root : a history of the parish of Kiltartan Gort Kiltartan Gregory Cultural Society 2004 National Library of Ireland 349 p.
Fr. James Donnelly   Family history of the Donnellys and the Crushells of Belmont Co, Galway Kathmandu The author 1990 National Library of Ireland Ir 921 d Including references to: Maloney (Lissananny, Galway); Dowd (Kilconly, Galway); Devaney (Kilconly, Galway); Donnelly (Ballyglass, Mayo)
Philip Dwyer   The Diocese of Killaloe, from the Reformation to the Close of the Eighteenth Century Dublin Hodges, Foster, and Figgis 1878 National Library of Ireland Ir 94143 d 11 602 p. Reprint: Newmarket-on-Fergus, O'Brien Book Publications, 1997
Patrick K. Egan   The parish of Ballinasloe, its history from the earliest times to the present day Galway Kenny Bookshops 1994 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 e 2 355 p.
Eilis Ellis   Emigrants from Ireland 1847-52 Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co. 1977 National Library of Ireland Ir 325 e 5
Padhraic Faherty   Barna - A History Barna Faherty 2000
J. Fahey   The History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Kilmacduagh Dublin 1893
Mary de Laordes Fahy   Kiltartan : many leaves one root : a history of the parish of Kiltartan Gort, Co. Galway The Kiltartan Gregory Cultural Society 2004 National Library of Ireland 349 p.
Noel Farrell   Exploring family origins in Ballinasloe town Longford Noel Farrell 1998 National Library of Ireland 1B 2235 48p.Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's etc.
Noel Farrell   Exploring Family Origins in Tuam Longford Noel Farrell 2004 National Library of Ireland 48 p
Pat Finnegan   Loughrea: 'that den of infamy' during the land war in Co. Galway, 1879-82 Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2014 National Library of Ireland 190 p.
Eileen Finnegan   A History of the parish of Templetogher : and the town of Williamstown : from earliest times to 1990 Williamstown Finnegan 1990 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 p 5(3) 56 p.
John S. Flynn   Ballymacward the story of an east Galway parish Mullingar John S. Flynn 1991 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124.f.3 238 p
Joseph Forde   The District of Loughrea Vol 1: History 1791-1918 Loughrea, Co. Galway : Loughrea History Project 2003 National Library of Ireland Co-editors: Christina Cassidy, Paul Manzor and David Ryan
Joseph Forde   The District of Loughrea Vol II: Folklore 1860-1960 Loughrea, Co. Galway : Loughrea History Project 2003 National Library of Ireland 326 p
Brenda Furey   Oranmore Maree a history of a cultural and social heritage Galway The author 1991 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 f 4 116 p.
Angela Geoghegan   Killimor: our parish and our people Killimor Killimor & District Development Society 2013 National Library of Ireland 769 p.
Sean M Glynn   Williamstown County Galway Historical Sketch and Records Galway Galway Printing Company 1966 Galway County Library
Rev. M., Goaley   History of Annaghdown Westport Berry's Printing Works 197? National Library of Ireland Ir 274 p 31
Thomas Gorman   Clanricarde Country and the land campaign Woodford Woodford Heritage Group 1987 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 c 4
James Hardiman   History of the town and county of Galway ... to 1820 Galway 1958
Karen J. Harvey   The Bellews of Mount Bellew, a Catholic gentry family in eighteenth-century Ireland Dublin Four Courts 1998 National Library of Ireland Ir 94107 h 12 218 p.
G.A. Hayes McCoy   Index to 'The Compossicion Booke of Connoght, 1585' Dublin Irish Manuscripts Commission 1945 National Library Of Ireland Ir 9412 c 1 179 p.
William Henry   Famine: Galway's darkest years Cork Mercier Press 2011 National Library of Ireland 252 p.
Jim Higgins   The White Canons Abbeytown, Cill-Na-Manach 1260-1990 : a history of the monastery of The White Canons, and other historical places in the District of Maigh Seola Galway Crow's Rock Press 1990 National Library of Ireland Ir 7941 w 34 143 p.
Jim Higgins   St. Mary's Cathedral (Church of Ireland) Tuam: an architectural, archaeological and historical guide Tuam Friends of St. Mary's Cathedral c1995 National Library of Ireland Ir 27412 s 1 182 p.; co-author Aisling Parsons
Michael J Hurley   The fair of Turloughmore Dublin Hurley 2017 National Library of Ireland 96 p.
Kieran Jordan   Kiltullagh/Killimordaly as the centuries passed : a history from 1500-1900 Kiltullagh Kiltullagh/Killimordaly Historical Society, 2000 National Library of Ireland 378 p.
Michael V. Kavanagh   A Bibliography of the Co. Galway Galway Galway County Libraries, 1965 National Library of Ireland Ir 801 K 6 187 p
Gerry Kearney   The Taylor Family of Ardrahan Post Office A History 1837-2012 Kearney 2012 RCBL
Gerry Kearney   The Church of Ireland unions of Killinane and Kilconickny Loughrea County Galway: a history Kearney 2015 National Library of Ireland 310 p.
Christy Kelly   Bushypark, Our People - Our Place: A Parish History Galway 2016 National Library of Ireland 490 p.
James C. Kenney   Pedigree of the Kenney family of Kilclogher, Co. Galway Dublin 1968 Killaclogher, Monivea
H.T. Knox   Notes on the Early History of the Dioceses of Tuam, Killala and Achonry Dublin Hodges Figgis 1904 National Library of Ireland Ir 27412 k 1 410 p.
Ronan Lynch   The Kirwans of Castlehacket, Co. Galway: history, folklore and mythology in an Irish horseracing family Dublin Four Courts Press 2006 National Library of Ireland 200 p.
Tadgh MacLochlainn   A Historical summary on the Parish of Ahascra, Caltra & Castleblakeney Ballinasloe . MacLochlainn 1979 National Library of Ireland Ir 9141 p 79 92 p.
Tadgh MacLochlainn   The Parish of Aughrim & Kilconnell South Harrow . MacLochlainn 1980 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 m 4 79 p.
Tadgh MacLochlainn   The Parish of Laurencetown & Kiltormer Ballinasloe . MacLochlainn 1981 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 m 5 73 p.
Tadgh MacLochlainn   A Short history of the Parish of Killure, Fohenagh and Kilgerrill Galway . MacLochlainn 1975 National Library of Ireland Ir 9141 p 74 54 p.
Tadgh MacLochlainn   Ballinasloe, inniu agus ine : a story of a community over the past 200 years Galway Galway Print. Co 1971? National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 m 1 223 p
Gerard Madden   For God or King: the history of Mountshannon, Co. Clare 1742-1992 Tuamgraney, Co. Clare East Clare Heritage 1993 National Library of Ireland Ir 94143 f 8 204 p.
Gerard Madden   Sliabh Aughty ramble: musings on the folklore, history, landscape and literature of the Sliabh Aughty region Tuamgraney Gerard Madden 2010 National Library of Ireland 181 p.
Adrian Martyn   The Tribes of Galway: 1124-1642 Galway? Martyn  2016 National Library of Ireland 288 p.
Marie McNamara   Beagh a history & heritage editors Beagh Beagh Integrated Rural Development Association 1995? National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 b 4 276 p. Co-author Maura Madden
Patrick Melvin   Estates and landed society in Galway Dublin  Edmund Burke 2012 National Library of Ireland 484 p.
Gerard Moran   Galway : history & society Dublin Geography Publications, 1996 National Library of Ireland 848 p.
M Naughton   The History of St Francis' Parish, Galway Galway Corrib Printers 1984 National Library of Ireland Ir 27412 n 1 60 p.
Cait Ni Dhomhnaill   An Cheathru Rua Baile Atha Cliath An tOireachtas 1984 National Library of Ireland 33 p.
Peadar O Concheanainn   Innismeadhoin, seanchas agus sgealta Baile Atha Cliath Oifig Diolta Foillseachain Rialtais 1931 National Library of Ireland Ir 89162 Oc 25 76 p.
Brian O Dalaigh   Irish villages: studies in local history Dublin Four Courts Press 2003 National Library of Ireland Liam Clare & Karina Holton, co-editors. Kilmore Quay, county Wexford; Cloone, county Leitrim; Carbury, county Kildare; Portlaw, county Waterford; Kilmainham, Dublin; Williamstown, Galway; Ballycastle, Mayo; Sixmilebridge, Clare; Pomeroy, Tyrone
Padraic O Laoi   History of Castlegar Parish Galway O Laoi 1998? National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 0 14 216 p.
Bridie O'Brien   How we were - in the parish of Kilbarron - Terryglass Co. Tipperary Nenagh Relay Books 1999 National Library of Ireland Ir 94142 o 7 396 p.
Gabriel O'Connor   A place of genius and gentility: insights into our past, Kilkerrin, Co. Galway : historical essays on a north Galway parish Kilkerrin Oidhreacht Chill Choirin 2006 National Library of Ireland 192 p.
Paul O'Donnell   A Mullagh Miscellany, Vol. 1 Galway Rural Development 2002 Galway County Library 49 p.
John O'Donovan   Ordnance Survey letters [...] the county of Galway [...] 1838 and 1839 Dublin Fourmasters Press 2009 National Library of Ireland 215 p.
John O'Donovan   The Tribes and customs of Hy-Many, commonly called O'Kelly's country. Dublin for the Irish Archaeological Society 1843 National Library of Ireland Ir 9412 o 1/1 'Now first published from the Book of Lecan, a manuscript in the Library of the Royal Irish Academy; with a translation and notes, and a map of Hy-Many'. Online
Peadar O'Dowd   Galway-heart of the West Galway Connacht Tribune 1991 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 o 10 183 p. Co-author Brendan Lawlor
Peadar O'Dowd   Tracing your Galway Ancestors Dublin Flyleaf Press 2010 National Library of Ireland 160 p
Roderic O'Flaherty   A chorographical description of West or H-Iar Connaught : written A.D. 1684 Dublin For the Irish Archaeological Society 1846 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 o 2 Edited from a ms. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, with notes and illustrations by James Hardiman.. Repr.1978 Galway : Kenny's Bookshops and Art Galleries
Michael O'Gorman   A pride of paper tigers : a history of the Great Hunger in the Scariff Workhouse Union from 1839 to 1853 Tuamgraney, Co. Clare East Clare Heritage 1994 National Library of Ireland Ir 94143 o 8 82 p
Tony O'Gorman   History of Fohenagh Galway Fohenagh Community Counci 2000? National Library of Ireland 167 p
T.P. O'Neill   The tribes and other Galway families. Galway quincentennial, 1484-1984. Galway Connaught Tribune 1984 National Library of Ireland Ir 927, p 5 32 p.
Finbarr O'Regan   The Lamberts of Athenry : a book on the Lambert families of Castle Lambert and Castle Ellen, Co. Galway Athenry, Co. Galway Finbarr O'Regan for the Lambert Project Society 1999 National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 L 24 254 p. " a study of the townlands associated with them and their Edward Carson connection"
Carol O'Regan   Moylough a people's heritage Moylough Moylough Community Council 1993 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 p 5(4) 138 p.; co-editor: John Jones
Ann O'Riordan   East Galway agrarian agitation and the burning of Ballydugan house, 1922 Dublin Four Courts Press 2015 National Library of Ireland 69 p.
M.D. O'Sullivan   Old Galway: the history of a Norman colony in Ireland Cambridge W. Heffer and Sons 1942 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 o4 488 p.
Jacinta Prunty   Galway: Irish historic towns atlas ; no. 28 Dublin RIA 2017 National Library of Ireland 48 p.
Aggie Qualter   Athenry history from 1780, folklore, recollections Galway Qualter 1989 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 p 3(2) 66 p.
D. Regan   Abbeyknockmoy, a time to remember Co. Galway Abbeyknockmoy Community Council 1996 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 a 4
Carol Regan   Moylough, a people's heritage Moylough Moylough Community Council 1993 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 p 5(4) 138 p.
Tim Robinson   Connemara after the Famine : journal of a survey of the Martin Estate by Thomas Colville Scott, 1853 Dublin Lilliput Press, 1995 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 s 10 102 p.
Etienne Rynne   Athenry: a medieval Irish town Athenry Athenry Historical Society 1992 National Library of Ireland Ir 941 p 132(1)
Michael Shiel   A Forgotten Campaign and aspects of the heritage of south-east Galway Galway East Galway Centenary Committee National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 f Co-author Desmond Roche. Land wars and evictions, c. 1886
Robert C. Simington   The transplantation to Connacht, 1654-58 Shannon Irish University Press for the Irish Manuscripts Commission 1970 National Library of Ireland Ir 94106 s 9 306 p
Angret Simms   Irish historic towns atlas: Vol.3, Derry - Londonderry, Dundalk, Armagh, Tuam, Limerick Dublin RIA 2012 National Library of Ireland
Colin Smythe   A guide to Coole Park, Co. Galway home of Lady Gregory Gerrards Cross Colin Smythe Ltd 1995 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 s 9 with a foreword by Anne Gregory. 3rd ed. (rev.)
John F. Tourelle   Forde, Forde, Forde : from Annagh West, Co. Galway, Ireland to Southland, New Zealand Alexandra, N.Z. : J.F. Tourelle, 1998 National Library of New Zealand P q929.2 FOR TOU 1998 180 p.
Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill   Beyond the Twelve Bens a history of Clifden and district 1860-1923 Dublin The author 1990 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124.v.3 252 p
Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill   Patient endurance: the great famine in Connemara Dublin Connemara Girl Publications 1997 National Library of Ireland Ir 94123 v 1 189 p
Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill   History of Clifden, 1810-1860 Dublin The author c. 1981 National Library of Ireland Ir 94124 V 1 88 p. Dorsey family
Rev. P White   History of Clare and the Dalcassian Clans of Tipperary, Limerick and Galway Dublin 1893 National Library of Ireland Ir 94143 w 4 398 p. Repr. Newmarket-on-Fergus O'Brien Book Publications 1997
Sir William R. Wilde   Lough Corrib, its shores and islands : with notices of lough Mask Dublin McGlashan & Gill 1867 National Library of Ireland J 7941 306 p.

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