Local histories for Birr

AuthorTitlePublication detailsSample LocationComment

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.

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.

William Antisell Cooke

History of Birr

Dublin 1875

The Genealogical Office

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.

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.

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.

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

W. Nolan

Offaly: history & society

Dublin Geography Publications, 1998

National Library of Ireland Ir 94136 o 10

1055 p

John O'Donovan

Ordnance Survey letters King's Co. (1837-8)

Dublin 1926

National Library of Ireland Ir 9141 O 11

2 v.

B. Raymond

The Story of Kilkenny, Kildare, Offaly and Leix

1931

National Library of Ireland I 9141 p 1

Ciarán Reilly

John Plunket Joly and the Great Famine in King's County

Dublin Four Courts Press 2012

National Library of Ireland

56p.

Ciarán Reilly

The Irish land agent, 1830-60: the case of King's County

Dublin Four Courts Press 2014

National Library of Ireland

192 p.

Con Ryan

A history of primary education in west Offaly, 1800-2010

Tullamore Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society 2012

National Library of Ireland

432 p.

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.


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