Local histories for Offaly

AuthorTitlePublication detailsSample LocationComment
   Memoir of the Warburton family of Garryhinch, King's Co. Dublin 1842 2nd ed. 1881
   Ferbane Parish & its Churches National Library of Ireland Ir 91413 f 4
[Unknown]   The Life, the times, the people Clonbullogue Clonbullogue Book Committee 1993` National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 L 3 416 p.
Joseph Boruwlaski   Joseph Boruwlaski, his visit to Portarlington, 1795. York Frenchchurch Press 1997 National Library of Ireland 5 p. "From Memoirs of Count Boruwlaski: containing a sketch of his travels, with an account of his reception at the different courts of Europe, &c. &c. written by himself. Durham, 1820."
J. Brady   A short history of the parishes of the diocese of Meath, 1867-1944 National Library of Ireland Ir 94132 b 2
Liam Broderick   Clonmacnois : St.ciaran's people Athlone Clonmacnoise Millennium Committee 2000 Roscommon County library
Tom Burnell   The Offaly war dead: a history of the casualties of the First World War Dublin History Press 2010 National Library of Ireland
Michael Byrne   Sources for Offaly History Tullamore Offaly Research Library 1977 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 b 1 102 p.
Michael Byrne   Durrow and its History: a celebration of what has gone before Tullamore Esker Press 1994 National Library of Ireland Ir 9141 p 71 303 p
Michael Byrne   Tullamore Catholic Parish : a historical survey Tullamore Tullamore Parish Committee 1987 National Library of Ireland Ir 27414 b 7 188 p.
Michael Byrne   Towards a History of Kilclonfert Tullamore AnCo/Offaly Historical Society 1984 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 t 1 141 p.
Michael Byrne   Tullamore Catholic parish: a Historical Survey Tullamore Tullamore Parish Committee 1987 National Library of Ireland Ir 27414 b 7 188 p
Rev. William Carrigan   The History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Ossory Kilkenny Roberts Books 1980 National Library of Ireland Ir 27413 c 9 4 vols. Repr. of 1905 edition
Geraldine Carville   Birr the monastic city St. Brendan of the water cress Bray Kestrel Books Ltd. 1997 National Library of Ireland Ir 94101 c 4 103 p.
Paul Connell   The Diocese of Meath under Bishop John Cantwell 1830-66 Dublin Four Courts Press 2004 National Library of Ireland 285 p.
William Antisell Cooke   History of Birr Dublin 1875 The Genealogical Office
Olive C. Curran   History of the Diocese of Meath 1860-1993 Mullingar Diocese of Meath 1995 National Library of Ireland Ir 27413 h 6 3 vols
Stephen Darby   Ballybryan a step back in time Ballybryan Ballybryan National School 1994 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 d 3 216 p.
Mary Delaney   William Steuart Trench and his management of the Digby estate, King's County, 1857-71 Dublin Four Courts Press 2012 National Library of Ireland 56p.
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
Noel Farrell   Exploring family origins in Birr Longford Noel Farrell 1998 National Library of Ireland 48p.Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's etc.
Noel Farrell   Exploring family origins in old Tullamore Town Longford Noel Farrell 1998 National Library of Ireland 48p.Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's etc.
John Feehan   The Landscape of Slieve Bloom: a study of the natural & human heritage Dublin Blackwater Press 1979 National Library of Ireland Ir 91413 f 4 284 p.
Charles W. Finney   Monasteroris Parish, 8th May 1778 - 8th May 1978 Monasteroris 1978 National Library of Ireland Ir 200 p 23 14 p.
John Gleeson   History of the Ely O'Carroll Territory or Ancient Ormond Dublin Gill 1915 National Library of Ireland Ir 94142 g 1 Repr. Roberts' Books, c1982. with an introduction and bibliography by George Cunningham.
John Healy   History of the Diocese of Meath Dublin 1908 2 vols
Irish Countrywomen's Association   Approach the fountain a history of Seir Kieran Seir Kieran Seir Kieran ICA 1992 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 p 2(4) 163 p.
M.A. Jolly   A Portarlington settler and his descendants London Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co., 1935 National Library of Ireland GO 415 6 p.
J. St George Joyce   The King's county [now county Offaly] epitome of its history, topography &c. Tullamore Esker Press 1998 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 j 2 79 p Facsimile reprint of 1883 ed.
John Kearney   Daingean : pages from the past Daingean - 1988 National Library of Ireland 48 p.
Denis Kelly   Famine: Gorta i Lusma - - 1996 National Library of Ireland 50 p.
John Magee   Weavers of Prosporous, County Kildare, Balbriggan, County Dublin & Tullamore, County Offaly in memorials of 1826 Dublin Dun Laoghaire Genealogical Society, 1998 National Library of Ireland Ir 9291 g 7
Noel McMahon   In the shadow of the Fairy Hill : a history of Shinrone and Ballingarry from pre-Christian times to the early 1900s Shinrone Kilcommon Press 1998 National Library of Ireland Ir 94142 m 12 252 p.
Patrick Meehan   Members of Parliament for Laois and Offaly 1801-1918 Portlaoise Leinster Express 1983 National Library of Ireland Ir 328 m 6 246 p
Rev. J. Monahan   Records Relating to the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise Dublin M. H. Gill and son 1886 National Library Of Ireland Ir 27413 m 3 400 p.
W. Nolan   Offaly: history & society Dublin Geography Publications, 1998 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 o 10 1055 p
Seamus O Riain   Dunkerrin : a parish in Ely O Carroll : a history of Dunkerrin Parish from 1200 A.D. to the present time Dunkerrin Dunkerrin History Committee 1988 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 O 5 256 p.
John O'Donovan   Ordnance Survey letters King's Co. (1837-8) Dublin 1926 National Library of Ireland Ir 9141 O 11 2 v.
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
Joe O'Reilly   From Clonsast to Ballyburley Edenderry O'Reilly 1994 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 f 2 176 p.
A. Kingsmill, Canon Palmer   Notes on the parish of Geashill and Killeigh. With an introduction by ... R. Wyse Jackson ... Bishop of Limerick. Naas Leinster Leader n.d. National Library of Ireland Ir 283 p 6 22 p.
J. Paterson   Diocese of Meath and Kildare: an historical guide 1981 National Library of Ireland Ir 941 p 75
Brian Pey   Eglish and Drumcullen : a parish in Firceall Offaly Firceall Heritage Group 2003 National Library of Ireland 435 p.
John S. Powell   Huguenot records from Portarlington : "your humble servant"; notes and letters from Portarlington, 1692-1768 / a selection of documents York Frenchchurch 1999 National Library of Ireland No. 4 from the Documents of Portarlington series.
John S. Powell   Portarlington 1666: Catholics, Portuguese, French, and cartographers Killenard and York the author 2017 National Library of Ireland 56 p.
John S. Powell   Documents of Portarlington Series National Library of Ireland NLI
B. Raymond   The Story of Kilkenny, Kildare, Offaly and Leix 1931 National Library of Ireland I 9141 p 1
Ciaran Reilly   John Plunket Joly and the Great Famine in King's County Dublin Four Courts Press 2012 National Library of Ireland 56p.
Ciaran Reilly   The Irish land agent, 1830-60: the case of King's County Dublin Four Courts Press 2014 National Library of Ireland 192 p.
Brendan Ryan   A history of primary education in west Offaly, 1800-2010 Tullamore Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society 2012 National Library of Ireland 432 p.
Brendan Ryan   A land by the river of God : a history of Ferbane Parish from earliest times to c.1900 Ferbane : St. Mel's Diocesan Trust 1994 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 r 1 348 p.
Helen Sheil   Falling into wretchedness Ferbane in the late 1830s Dublin Irish Academic Press 1998 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 s 3 64 p
P. Frazer Simons   Tenants no more: Voices from an Irish Townland 1811-1901 and the Great Migration to Australia and America Richmond, Australia : Prowling Tiger Press, 1996 National Library of Ireland Ir 994 s 32 288 p. Clay family from Gurteen, Offaly (King's), Methodist migrants to the US and Australia
J. St George Joyce   The King's county [now county Offaly] epitome of its history, topography &c. Tullamore Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society 1998 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 j 2 79 p.
Valentine Trodd   Clonmacnois and West Offaly Banagher Banagher 1998 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 t 5 224 p.
Valentine Trodd   Midlanders : chronicle of a Midland parish Banagher Sceal Publications 1994 National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 t 3 226 p. Banagher

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