Here are some resources that might prove helpful. It is by no means an exhaustive list and we will add to it as we find new material. Also see Ireland and Northern Ireland – Genealogy and History Resources, available from

Andrews, J. H. History in the Ordnance Map. 2d ed. Kerry, Wales: David Archer, 1993.

Andrews, J. H. A Paper Landscape: The Ordnance Survey in Nineteenth-Century Ireland. 2d ed. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2002.

Barry, W. N. and W.C. Kerr. Christ Church Derriaghy Gravestone Inscriptions. Derriaghy Rectory , 1980.

Baxter, Angus. In Search of Your British and Irish Ancestors. McClelland and Stewart. 2000.

Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. The Blackstaff Press, Minnesota, 1953

Betit, Kyle J. and Dwight A. Radford. Ireland: A Genealogical Guide. Salt Lake City: The Irish At Home and Abroad, 1998.

Blackwell, John D. and Laurie C.C. Stanley Blackwell, editors. Philip ‘s 19th Century County Atlas of Ireland. Cluny Press, 1984.

Burke. Helen. The People and the Poor Law in 19th Century Ireland. Littlehampton, England: The Women’s Education Bureau, 1987.

Connolly, S. J. The Oxford Companion to Irish History. Oxford University Press, 1998

Connolly, S. J. Priest and People in Pre-Famine Ireland 1780 – 1895. St. Martin’s Press, 1982.

Curtis, Edmund. A History of Ireland. New York: Methuen & Co., 1981.

D’Alton, John. King James Army List (1689). Irish Genealogy Foundation, 1997.

Davin, Nicholas Flood. The Irishman in Canada. Shannon: Irish University Press, 1969.

Davis, Bill. An Introduction to Irish Research. Birmingham, England: Federation of Family History Societies, 1992.

Dooley. Terence. Sources for the History of Landed Estates in Ireland. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2000.

Duffy, Joseph. Clogher Record Album, a Diocesan History. Clogher Historical Society, 1975.

Elliott, Bruce S. McCabe List – Early Irish in the Ottawa Valley, The . OGS Publication, 2002

Elliott, Dr. David R., Researching Your Irish Ancestors At Home and Abroad, 2012

Falley, Margaret D. Irish and Scotch-Irish Ancestral Research. 2 vols. Evanston, Illinois: Published by the author, 1962. Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1998.

General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands and Towns, Parishes, and Baronies of Ireland. Dublin: Alexander Thom, 1861. Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984

Glazier, Ira A., and Michael H. Tepper, eds. The Famine Immigrants: Lists of Irish Immigrants Arriving at the Port of New York, 1846-1851. 7 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983 – 1986.

Gorry, Paul, and Maire Mac Conghail. Tracing Irish Ancestors. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1997.
[NOTE: Nice size pocket reference to take with you to Irleand].

Grenham, John. Tracing Your Irish Ancestors. 1st ed. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan Ltd., 1992.
[NOTE: Contains a list of Church of Ireland Registers held in Dublin repositories]

Grenham, John. Tracing Your Irish Ancestors. 2nd ed. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan Ltd., 1999.
[NOTE:Contains a list of Catholic Registers on microfilm at the National Library of Ireland]

Grenham, John.Tracing Your Irish Ancestors. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2006.
[NOTE: Contains a list of Catholic Registers on microfilm at the National Library of Ireland]

Handran, George B., ed. Townlands in Poor Law Unions. Salem, Massachusetts: Higginson Book Company, 1997.

Harkness, David and Mary O’Dowd. The Town in Ireland. Appletree Press, 1979.

Hayes, Richard J. Manuscript Sources for the History of Irish Civilisation. 11 vols. Boston: G. K. Hall and Co., 1965.

Higgins, Noreen. Tipperary’s Tithe War 1830 – 1838. Tipperary: St. Helen’s Press. 2002.

Irish Palatine Pioneers in Upper Canada, Commemorating 300 Years 1709 – 2009 . OGS Publication, 2009

Joyce, P. W. Irish Local Names Explained. Dublin: Fred Hanna Ltd., Reprint 1979.

Land Owners in Ireland 1876. Dublin, 1876. Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988.

Lewis, Samuel. A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland. 2 vols. London, 1837. Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984.

Livingstone, Peadar. The Fermangh Story. R. & S. Printers, Monaghan, Ireland, 1969.

MacKay, Donald. Flight from Famine – The Coming of the Irish to Canada. Natural Heritage Books, 2009

MacManus, Seumas. The Story of the Irish Race. The Devin-Adar Company, New York, 1977.

Maps and Plans c1570 – c1860. Counties Antrim, Armagh, Fermanagh. Tyrone, Belfast. Government of Northern Ireland, Public Record Office. Series of leaflets listing maps, plans surveys and valuations held by the Public Record Office, Belfast.

Masterson, Josephine. Ireland 1841/1851 Census Abstracts (Northern Ireland). Genealogical Publishing Co., 1989.

Mathieson, Sir Robert E. Special Report on Surnames in Ireland. Notes as to Numerical Strength, Derivation, Ethnology and Distribution from the Indexes of the General Register, Dublin. First published 1909. Genealogical Publishing Co.

Maxwell, Ian. Tracing Your Ancestors in Northern Ireland. Edinburgh: The Stationery Office, 1997.

McCarthy, Tony The Irish Roots Guide. Dublin: The Lilliput Press Ltd, 1997.

Miller, David W. Peep – o’ Day Boys and Defenders: Selected Documents on County Armagh Disturbances. Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, 1990.

Mitchell, Brian. A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2002.

Mitchell, Brian. Defenders of the Plantation of Ulster, 1641 – 1691. Clearfield Publishing (November 2009).

Mulligan, Patrick. The Diocese of Clogher: a Short Guide to Its History. Clogher Historical Society, 1986.

Neill, Kathleen. How to Trace Family History: Northern Ireland. Irish Heritage Association, 1993.

Nolan, William. Tracing the Past. Dublin: Geography Publications, 1982.

O’Connor, John. The Workhouses of Ireland. Dublin: Anvil Books, 1995.

O’Connor, Michael H. A Guide to Tracing Your Kerry Ancestors. 2d ed. Glenageary, Co. Dublin: Flyleaf Press, 1994.

O’Mahony, S.C. The Poor Law Records of Counties Limerick, Clare and Tipperary. Limerick: North Munster Antiquarian Journal, 1979.

O’Regan, Brian. Keys to Searching Your Irish Ancestors: a Bibliography of Irish Genealogy. Ontario Genealogical Society, 1988.

Prochaska, Alice. Irish History from 1700: A Guide to Sources in the Public Record Office (London). London: British Records Association, 1986.

Radford, Dwight A., and Kyle J. Betit. A Genealogist’s Guide to Discovering Your Irish Ancestors. Cincinnati: Betterway Books, 2001.

Reilly, James R Richard Griffith and His Valuations of Ireland. Baltimore: Clearfield Company, Inc., 2001

Research Guidance – Ireland. Salt Lake City: The Genealogical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1993

Room, Adrian. A Dictionary of Irish Place Names. Appletree Press, 1994.

Ryan, James G. Irish Records: Sources for Family and Local History. Revised ed. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Incorporated, 1997.

The Complete Road Atlas of Ireland. Dublin: Ordnance Survey of Ireland, 2001.

Valuation of Property for Rating Purposes. Dublin: Valuation Office, 1995.

Williams, Margaret L. Armagh County Museum Records. The Author, 1995.

Yurdan, Marilyn. Irish Family History. General Publishing Co., 1990.