General histories of Ireland
Atkinson, R. Ed. 1896. The Yellow book of Lecan : a collection of pieces prose and verse. in the Irish
language.. .Dublin: Royal Irish Academy House. Held at Special Collections W1.Q.2.
Cox, R., 1689-90. Hibernia Anglicana : or, The history of Ireland, from the conquest thereof by the
English to this present time. London: J. Watts. Held at Special Collections 8.O.3
Grose, F., 1791-5.The antiquities of Ireland. London: S. Hooper. Held at Special Collections 21.W.3.
Gwynn, J. ed. 1913. Liber Ardmachanus : the book of Armagh. .Dublin: Hodges & Figgis..Held at
Special Collections 31.G.19.
Keating, G., 1723. The general history of Ireland. Dublin: Printed by J. Carson. Held at Special
Collections 26.L.8.
Mac Firbisigh, D., 2003.,The great book of Irish genealogies. Blackrock, Co. Dublin: De Burca. Held
at Special Collections 19.D.12-16
Moryson, F .,1735. An history of Ireland, from the year 1599, to 1603. With a short narration of the
state of the kingdom from the year 1169. To which is added, a description of Ireland. Dublin: Printed
by S. Powell, for George Ewing. Held at Special Collections 24.X.9.
Mulchrone, K. ed. 1937. The book of Lecan : Leabhar mór mhic fhir bhisigh Leacain.Dublin:
Stationery office of Saorstát Éireann. Held at Special Collections 31.B.13-15.
Ware. J.,1705. The antiquities and history of Ireland... Dublin: printed by A. Crook for E. Dobson and
M. Gunne. Held at Special Collections 26.K.15
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17th Century History, 1641, Civil wars, Cromwell, Williamite Wars.
An abstract of certain depositions, by vertue of His Majesties commission, taken upon oath,
concerning the traiterous intention of the rebels in Ireland, in rejecting the government of His Majestie
…, 1642. London: Printed by Robert Barker. Held at Special Collections 43.J.1/4.
An abstract of the unnatural rebellion, and barbarous massacre of the Protestants, in the kingdom of
Ireland, in the year 1641. Collected from the most authentick copies., 1689. London: Printed, and are
to be sold by Richard Janeway. Held at Special Collections 34.U.4/7.
An account of the victory obtain'd by the King in Ireland, on the first day of this instant July, 1690.
1690. London: Printed by Edward Jones in the Savoy. Held at Special Collections W1.C.3/3.
Anno regni Jacobi II. ... quinto: at the parliament begun in Dublin the seventh ... May ... 1689., 1689.
Dublin: by A. Crook and S. Helsham. Held at Special Collections 39.W.18/7.
Cattermole, R. 1846. The great civil war of the times of Charles I. and Cromwell. London: Fisher,
Son, & Co. Held at Special Collections 10.X.19.
Charles I, King of England. 1856. Charles I. in 1646 : Letters of King Charles the First to Queen
Henrietta Maria .London: Camden Society. Held at Special Collections 50.F.25.
Clarendon, E. H. 1719. The history of the rebellion and civil wars in Ireland, with the true state and
condition of that kingdom before the year 1640. Dublin: Printed for P. Dugan, bookseller on Cork-Hill.
Held at Special Collections 24.W.7.
A collection of certain horrid murthers … committed since the 3rd Oct 1641… ,1679. London: Printed
for Henry Brome. Held at Special Collections 34.WW.1/9.
A declaration of the lords and commons assembled in parliament concerning the present lamentable
estate and miserable condition of Ireland., 1879. Dublin: Reprinted by P. Traynor. Held at Special
Collections 34.R.5/11.
The false and scandalous remonstrance of the inhumane and bloody bloody rebells of Ireland,
delivered to the Earl of St. Albans and Clanrickard, the Earl of Roscomon, Sir Maurice Eustace
Knight, and other His Majesties Commissioners at Trim, the 17 of March, 1642. 1644. London:
printed for Edw. Husbands. Held at Special Collections 39.Z.6.
Gilbert, J. T. ed. 1879-1880. A Contemporary history of affairs in Ireland, from 1641 to 1652: now for
the first time published with an appendix of original letters and documents. Dublin: Irish
Archaeological and Celtic Society. Held at Special Collections 39.Y.1.
A history or brief chronicle of the chief matters of the Irish warres. With a perfect table or list of all the
victories obtained by the Lord Generall Cromwell Governour Generall of Ireland., 1650. London:
Printed at London for R. Ibbitson. Held at Special Collections 34.U.3/6.
King, W., 1691. The state of the Protestants of Ireland under the late King James's government …
London: Printed for Robt. Clavell. Held at Special Collections 8.YY.18.
Leslie, C., 1692. An answer to a book intituled The state of the Protestants in Ireland under the late
King James's government … London: [s.n.] Held at Special Collections 30.I.11.
McKenna, J. E., 1908. Heber MacMahon in the confederate wars 1641-1650. Dublin: Catholic Truth
Society. Held at Special Collections 34.G.10/3.
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Meehan, C. P., 1846. The confederation of Kilkenny. Dublin: J. Duffy. Held at Special Collections
44.U.20/1.
A perfect narrative of the Battell of Knocknones, within the county of Cork., 1647. London: Printed for
Robert Bostock. Held at Special Collections 27.B.4.
Story, G. W., 1693. A continuation of the impartial history of the wars of Ireland. London: Printed for
Ric. Chiswell. Held at Special Collections 30.E.5.
Strafford, T. W., 1641. The tvvo last speeches of Thomas VVentworth, late Earle of Strafford, and
Deaputy of Ireland… London: s.n. Held at Special Collections 39.Z.8/3.
Webb, A., 1887. The alleged massacre of 1641. London: The Irish Press Agency. Held at Special
Collections 35.C.7/10.
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19th Century Irish Social History
Famine
Content includes:
Carleton, W., 1847. The black prophet : a tale of Irish famine. Belfast: Simms and MIntyre. Held at
Special Collections 28.Z.26.
Corrigan, D. ,1846. On famine and fever as cause and effect in Ireland. Dublin: J. Fannin & Co. Held
at Special Collections 44.R.18/4.
The Great Irish famine of 1845-1846 : A collection of leading articles … reprinted from The times.,
1880. London: The Times office. Held at Special Collections 35.F.1/9
Hughes, J., 1847. A lecture on the antecedent causes of the Irish famine in 1847... New York:
Edward Dunigan. Held at Special Collections 44. W.5/1.
Martineau, J., 1847. Ireland and her famine : a discourse preached in Paradise Street Chapel …
London: John Chapman. Held at Special Collections 44.U.17/2.
O'Brien, L., 1848? Ireland in 1848 : The late famine and the Poor Laws. London: sold by Hatchard
and Son. Held at Special Collections 45.B.17/10.
O'Herlihy, T., 1947. The famine, 1845-1847 : a survey of its ravages and causes.
Drogheda: Drogheda Independent Co. Held at Special Collections 39.Q.34.
Pim, J. 1848., The condition and prospects of Ireland : and the evils arising from the present
distribution of landed property … Dublin: Hodges and Smith. Held at Special Collections 8.J.21.
Smith, W. H., 1848. A twelve months' residence in Ireland, during the famine and the public works …
London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. Held at Special Collections 7.Z.27.
Emigration
Content includes:
Byrne, S., 1879. Irish emigration to the United States : what it has been, and what it is. New York :
Catholic Publication Society. Held at Special Collections 34.P.10/1.
Emigration from Ireland : being the third report of the committee of "Mr. Tuke's Fund" …, 1884.
London: National Press Agency. Held at Special Collections 44.U.9/3.
Locke, J., 1853. Ireland : Emigration and valuation and purchase of land in Ireland … Dublin: The
author. Held at Special Collections 44.X.3/2.
Locke, J., 1865. Ireland's recovery, or, Excessive emigration and its reparative agencies in Ireland …
London: John W. Parker and son. Held at Special Collections 44.T.13/7.
McKenna, C. B., 1930. The depopulation of Ireland. Dublin: Falconer. Held at Special Collections
34.P.6/8.
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Maguire, J. F., 1869. America in its relation to Irish emigration : a lecture delivered at Cork and
Limerick. Cork: D. Mulocahy. Held at Special Collections 44.P.10/7.
Torrens, R., 1839. Emigration from Ireland to South Australia. Dublin: J. Bernard. Held at Special
Collections 44.W.4/9.
Sweetman, J.,1883. Recent experiences in the emigration of Irish families. Dublin: M.H. Gill and Son.
Held at Special Collections 45.A.7/13.
Poverty
Content includes:
Hughes, John B., 1914? Poverty in Dublin: a study. Dublin: Irish Messenger. Held at Special
Collections 34.R.3/6.
MacSweeney, A. M., 1917. Poverty in Cork. Cork: Purcell. Held at Special Collections 34.R.3/7.
Martin, A. M., 1914. The problems of poverty in Ireland and their remedies. Dublin: Catholic Truth
Society of Ireland. Held at Special Collections 34.R.3/8.
Sigerson, G., 1881. Report of the Medical Commission of the Mansion House Committee. Dublin:
Browne and Nolan. Held at Special Collections 35.S.10/10.
Willis, T. 1845., Facts connected with the social and sanitary condition of the working classes of the
city of Dublin … Dublin: T. O'Gorman. Held at Special Collections 42.VV.9.
Education
Content includes:
Dunn, J., 1805. Essay on the present state of manners and education among the lower class of the
people of Ireland and the means of improving them. Dublin: Wm. Watson. Held at Special
Collections 44.S.18/6.
Hincks, T. D., 1850. Education in Ireland in the nineteenth century : A letter to the Rev. Thomas
Fitzwilliam Miller. Dublin: J. McGlashan. Held at Special Collections 44.Z.2/4.
An Irish Catholic [pseudonym of J. H. Doyle], 1880. An essay on education and the state of Ireland.
Dublin: Gill. Held at Special Collections 42.M.7.
Organ, J. P., 1856. Adult schools : A letter addressed to the Commissioners of National Education in
Ireland. Dublin: M. & J. Sullivan. Held at Special Collections 44.X.5/7.
The national system of education, Ireland : old objections in a new form., 1880. Dublin: Hodges,
Foster, and Figgis. Held at Special Collections 35.E.4/4.
Parish minister [pseud.], 1851. The alternative: or, How are the poor to be educated? : Being an
argument respecting the National Board, suited to the times. Dublin: Hodges and Smith. Held at
Special Collections 44.Z.1/8.
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Newman, J. H., 1852. Discourses on the scope and nature of university education: addressed to the
Catholics of Dublin. Dublin: James Duffy. Held at Special Collections 43.GG.24
Wyse, T., 1835. Education Ireland : speech of Thomas Wyse in the House of Commons, on Tuesday,
May 19th, 1835, on moving for leave to bring in a bill for the establishment of a Board of National
Education, and the advancement of elementary education in Ireland. Dublin: Milliken. Held at Special
Collections 44.U.11/1.
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History of Medicine
General Medicine
Content includes:
Abernethy, J., 1809. Surgical observations on the constitutional origin and treatment of local diseases
: and on aneurysms. London: Longman [etc.]. Held at Special Collections 28.A.9.
Boyle, R., 1725. The philosophical works of the Honourable Robert Boyle : abridged, methodized,
and disposed under the general heads of physics, statics, pneumatics, natural history, chymistry, and
medicine ... London: W. and J. Innys. Held at Special Collections 40.G.14 (Vol. 3 only).
Buchan, W., 1813. The domestic medicine; or, a treatise on the prevention and cure of diseases, by
regimen and simple medicines ... Dublin:Robert Conolly [sic] Held at Special Collections 27.J.5.
Cullen, W., 1874. First lines of the practice of physic. Edinburgh: C. Elliot. Held at Special Collections
25.Z.1.
Graves, R., 1848. Clinical lectures on the practice of medicine. Dublin: Fannin and Co. Held at
Special Collections 48.U.6.
Gregory, J., 1788. Lectures on the duties and qualifications of a physician. Edinburgh: Printed for A.
Strahan. Held at Special Collections 25.Z.20.
Pott, P., 1778. The chirurgical works of Percivall Pott. Dublin: Printed by James Williams. Held at
Special Collections 25.Y.2.
Tanner, T. H., 1869. The practice of medicine. London: Henry Renshaw. Held at Special Collections
13.R.18-19.
Turner, D., 1736. The art of surgery : in which is laid down such a general idea of the same, as is
founded upon reason, confirmed by practice… London: printed for C. Rivington. Held at Special
Collections 6.D.4.
Medicine Ireland
Content includes:
An account of a medical controversy in the city of Cork : in which five physicians are engaged., 1749.
London: Printed for R. Dodsley. Held at Special Collections 25.R.27.
Breham, E., 1807? Medical truths : addressed to the population of Ireland. Dublin: printed by R.
Gibson. Held at Special Collections 34.X.5/1.
Corrigan, D., 1846. On famine and fever as cause and effect in Ireland; with observations on hospital
location, and the dispensation in outdoor relief of food and medicine. Dublin: J. Fannin & Co. Held at
Special Collections 44.R.18/4.
Houghton, J. W., 1879. New Dublin, or health in highways, byeways, & homes. Dublin: M.H. Gill and
Son. Held at Special Collections 35.F.4/7.
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Kirkpatrick, T. P. C., 1920. Edward Hill, M.D., Regius Professor of Medicine in the University of
Dublin: a chapter in the history of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Dublin: printed at the
University Press. Held at Special Collections 35.P.6/5.
Matheson, R. E., 1908. A review of the anti-tuberculosis campaign in Ireland : paper read before the
Meeting of the British Association for the advancement of science. Dublin: printed by A. Thom. Held
at Special Collections 35.I.9/5.
Mead, R. 1767., The medical works of Richard Mead, M.D ... Dublin: Printed for Thomas Ewing.
Held at Special Collections 25.A.16.
Smith, D., 1984. Dissecting room ballads from the Dublin schools of medicine fifty years ago. Dublin:
Black Cat Press. Held at Special Collections 13.U.19
Tweedy, H. C., 1884. State control for chronic inebriates : a paper read before the Public Health Subsection of the Academy of Medicine in Ireland, February 14, 1884. Dublin: E. Ponsonby. Held at
Special Collections 35.F.7/6.
Walsh, J. J. ,1905. The Irish School of medicine. Boston: s.n. Held at Special Collections 35.E.4/36.
Hospitals Ireland
Mostly pamphlets.
Barrington, M. ,1836. An address to the inhabitants of Limerick, on the opening of the Mont de Piete :
or, charitabale pawn office, for the support of Barrington's Hospital, in that city. Dublin: William
Holden. Held at Special Collections 44.X.6/6.
Boxwell, W., 1942. Historical sketch of the Meath Hospital and County Dublin Infirmary. London: S.
Temple and Co. Held at Special Collections 5.G.1/1.
Childers, E. S. E., 1892. A description of the Royal Hospital, Dublin, with a short account of the
ancient prioriers of Kilmainham. Dublin: Printed by Alex. Thom. Held at Special Collections 35.G.7/4.
General rules for the government of all the district lunatic asylums in Ireland: made, framed, and
established by the Lord Lieutenant and Council of Ireland, March 27, 1843., 1843. Dublin: Her
Majesty's Stationery Office. Held at Special Collections 44.W.5/10.
Curran, C., 1946. The Rotunda Hospital, its architects and craftsmen: a study. 2d ed., abridged.
Dublin: At the Sign of the Three Candles. Held at Special Collections 39.I.2.
Grimbly, F., 1905. A guide to the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, with a short introduction relative to the
ancient priories of Kilmainham, and the foundation and history of the Royal Hospital. Dublin: printed
at the Headquarters Printing Office. Held at Special Collections 34.M.9/1.
Hope, A., 1848. Memoir of the late James Hope, M.D : physician to St. George's Hospital, &c &c.
London: J. Hatchard. Held at Special Collections 12.H.6.
Howard, J., 1789. An account of the principal lazarettos in Europe : with various papers relative to the
plague: together with further observations on some foreign prisons and hospitals ... London: sold by
T. Cadell and others. Held at Special Collections 26.J.7.
Nightingale, F., 1853. Notes on hospitals. London: Longman Green. Held at Special Collections
28.N.22.
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The official catalogue of "Araby," grand oriental fête at Ball's Bridge, Dublin: in aid of Jervis Street
Hospital, May 14th ... 19th, 1894., 1894. Dublin: Brown & Nolan. Held at Special Collections
35.G.9/1.
Pastoral addresses of the R.C. archbishops and bishops : to the clergy and laity of their communion
throughout Ireland. 1826., Dublin: Printed by Richard Coyne. Held at Special Collections 44.S.15/4.
Rotunda Hospital., 1785? An abstract of the yearly income and expence of the Lying-in Hospital, for
ten years, ending 31st December 1784. Dublin: s.n. Held at Special Collections 26.L.15/2.
Rotunda Hospital., 1785. An abstract of the accounts of the Lying-in Hospital, for the year 1784.
Dublin: s.n. Held at Special Collections 26.L.15/6 and 26.L.15/9.
Rotunda Hospital., 1785. An abstract of the registry kept at the Lying-in Hospital, from the 8th of
December, 1757, ... to the 31st of December, 1784. Dublin: s.n. Held at Special Collections
26.L.15/5.
Rotunda Hospital. ,1785. General proposed establishment of the Lying-in Hospital, from 1st
November, 1785. Dublin: s.n. Held at Special Collections 26.L.15/3.
Rotunda Hospital., 1785. Lying-in Hospital, 1785 : Benefactions, since the incorporation. Dublin: s.n.
Held at Special Collections 26.L.15/8.
Rotunda Hospital., 1786. Form of title-page for pass-books for the hospital : Pass-book from the
Lying-in Hospital. Dublin: s.n. Held at Special Collections 26.L.15/14.
Rotunda Hospital., 1786. To the proprietors of the forty-eight tenements surrounding the Lying-in
Hospital gardens, and to the Governors and guardians of the said hospital in Dublin. Dublin: s.n.
Held at Special Collections 26.L.15/10.
Rotunda Hospital., 178-? A statement of the expence of the new enclosure surrounding the Lying-in
Hospital gardens. Dublin: s.n. Held at Special Collections 26.L.15/7.
Somerville-Large, L. B., 1944. Dublin's eye hospitals. Dublin: s.n. Held at Special Collections
34.H.14/13.
Whitworth Medical and Surgical Hospital., 1891. Report of the Whitworth Medical and Surgical
Hospital, Drumcondra, with a list of subscribers and donors and statement of accounts for ... 1890.
Dublin: by J. Falconer. Held at Special Collections 35.G.4/4.
Wodsworth, W. D., 1876. A brief history of the ancient Foundling Hospital of Dublin, from the year
1702, with some account of similar institutions abroad. Dublin: A. Thom. Held at Special Collections
35.F.2/11.
Medicinal Plants
Content includes:
Archer, T. C., 1865. Profitable plants : a description of the principal articles of vegetable origin used
for food, clothing, tanning, dyeing, building, medicine, perfumery, etc. London: G. Routledge and
Sons. Held at Special Collections 40.J.3.
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Bentley, R. ,1880. Medicinal plants : Being descriptions with original figures of the principal plants
employed in medicine and an account of the characters, properties, and uses of their parts and
products of medicinal value. London: J. & A. Churchill. Held at Special Collections 42.C.11-14.
Notes on plants and cures [manuscript],. ca. 1820 Held at Special Collections UCD Add. Ir. Ms 5.
Wilde, W. R., n.d. The history of Irish medicine and popular cures [manuscript]. Held at Special
Collections UCD Ms. 2a.
Health Spas
Content includes:
Flinn, D. E., 1895. Ireland: its health-resorts and watering-places. Dublin: Fannin & Co. Held at
Special Collections 43.H.27.
Madden, T. M.,1892. Lucan spa and hydropathic as a modern health resort. Dublin: M. H. Gill & Son.
Held at Special Collections 35.G.6/5.
Madden, T. M., 1874. The spas and their use : a medical hand-book of the principal watering places
on the Continent : Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy. 3 rd ed. London: T.C. Newby.
Held at Special Collections 42.V.5.
Ward, Lock & Company., 1885. Ward and Lock's pictorial and historical guide to Cork and its
neighbourhood : with excursions to Bantry, Glengarriff, Killarney, and other places in the south-west
of Ireland ... London: Ward, Lock, and Co. Held at Special Collections 40.I.25. (Glengarrif as a health
spa).
Tuberculosis
Content includes:
Barry, E., 1727. A treatise on a consumption of the lungs : With a previous account of nutrition, and of
the structure and use of the lungs. 2nd ed. London: printed for William and John Innys. Held at
Special Collections 6.B.25
Kirkpatrick, T. P C., 1903. The control of consumption by the public health authority. Dublin: J.
Falconer. Held at Special Collections 44.R.18/12.
Women's National Health Association of Ireland., 1908. Some important facts concerning the
tuberculosis exhibition. Dublin: printed by Waller & Co. Held at Special Collections 39.E.3/6.
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History of the Media
Special Collection contains early printed books including 26 books printed between 1450 and
1500, examples of continental printing from 16th century, examples of Irish and continental
printing from 17th centuries onwards.
Material in Special collections can be used to facilitate interaction with the medium of the book
itself. I would encourage staff and students to use the resources available in this repository as we
have many fine examples of books from different eras which were used to disseminate
information and to propagate certain viewpoints. Material from Special Collections could be used
to illustrate points or themes within students’ research.
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Irish revolution (Home Rule, Unionism, Conscription, 1916 Rising,
War of Independence Civil War.
Many pamphlets on Home Rule, Unionism and on the Rising, War of Independence and Civil
War. Almost 200 titles on home rule in Special Collections – mostly pamphlets. Over 100 titles
relating to the Easter Rising and 1916 – mostly pamphlets.
Content includes:
Amery, L. S. 1912., The case against home rule. London: The West Strand publishing Co. Held at
Special Collections 35.I.3/5.
The army and the Ulster crisis. 1914. London: National Unionist Association of Conservative and
Liberal Unionist Organizations. Held at Special Collections 35.J.2/9.
The condition of Ireland: a sketch of Unionist policy : Public works: arterial drainage, fisheries,
railways. 1888., Birmingham: s.n. Held at Special Collections 35.G.1/3.
Conscription ... Vote for McCartan and no conscription ...1918?, Dublin: Sinn Fein Election
Committee. Held at Special Collections 34.Va.4/75.
Brooke, S. A. 188-?, Coercion, concession, and home rule. London: s.n. Held at Special Collections
35.F.9/13.
De Valera, É., 1918. Ireland's case against conscription. Dublin: Maunsel. Held at Special
Collections 39.L.15/7.
Gavin-Duffy, L. et al, 1966. The Easter rising, 1916 and University College Dublin. Dublin: Browne &
Nolan. Held at Special Collections 48.O.12.
Irish Home Rule League 1879,. Accounts of the Irish Home Rule League, 1878. Dublin: s.n. Held at
Special Collections 45.A.3/7.
An Irish Taxpayer [pseud.],1913. The finance of the Home Rule. Dublin: Sealy, Bryers & Walker.
Held at Special Collections 35.J.4/5.
Is Sir Edward Carson a friend of democracy?, 1918. Belfast: Ulster Liberal Association. Held at
Special Collections 39.E.3/30.
Murphy, T. W., 1916. Dublin after the six days' insurrection : thirty-one pictures from the camera of
Mr. T.W. Murphy. Dublin: Mecredy, Percy & Co. Held at Special Collections 1.V.13/8.
Plunkett, H. C., 1918. Home rule and conscription. Dublin: The Talbot Press. Held at Special
Collections 1.V.7/4.
Rice, J. A. 1914,. If conscription comes : the present position under the Militia ballot act explained.
Dublin: Browne. Held at Special Collections 35.J.2/2.
Ulster's Convenant : the great resolve,. ca. 1913. Belfast: Ulster Day Committee. Held at Special
Collections 35.I.4/9.
A Unionist policy for Ireland : with a preface by the Rt. Hon. J. Chamberlain, M. P., 1888. London: S.
Sonnenschein. Held at Special Collections 35.G.1/4.
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Crime in Ireland
Beccaria, C., 1788 An essay on crimes and punishments ... With a commentary by m. de Voltaire.
new ed. Edinburgh: J. Donaldson. Held at Special Collections 25.Z.27.
Bragge, F. 1712,. Witchcraft farther display'd. Containing I. An account of the witchcraft practis'd by
Jane Wenham of Walkerne, in Hertfordshire, since her condemnation … London: Printed for E. Curll.
Held at Special Collections 34.U.3/2.
Haughton, J. 1852. Statistics to illustrate the connexion between ignorance and crime. Dublin:
Hodges and Smith. Held at Special Collections 44.Y.10/10.
Wright, C. D. 1893,. The relation of economic conditions to the causes of crime. Philadelphia:
American Academy of Political and Social Science. Held at Special Collections 44.T.17/1.
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History of Dublin
Maps
Content includes:
Ordnance Survey., 1837-1846. Map of the city and county of Dublin on a scale of 6 inches to one
mile. Dublin: Ordnance Survey Office. Held at Special Collections W2.l-W3.T.
Ordnance Survey., 1847. Map of the city of Dublin on a scale of 5-foot (60 inches) to the mile. Dublin
: Ordnance Survey.Office. Held at Special Collections W2.T.
Rocque, J., 1773., A plan of the city and suburbs of Dublin, with the division of their parishes
geometrically surveyed. Dublin: [s.n.] Held at Special Collections W2.B.1/5.
Rocque, J., 1773. A survey of the city harbour bay and environs of Dublin on the same scale as those
of London Paris & Rome. Dublin: [s.n.] Held at Special Collections W1.U.1/1-4.
General Histories of Dublin
Content includes:
Aftermath of Easter week., 1917. Held at Special Collections 1.V.6/10.
The Anglo-Irish Treaty and Mr. De Valera's alternative., 1922. Dublin: printed by Alex Thom & Co.
Held at Special Collections 39.C.4/8.
D'Alton, J., 1838. The history of the county of Dublin. Dublin: Hodges and Smith. Held at Special
Collections 7.R.24.
Dublin: A historical sketch of Ireland's metropolis., ca. 1850. London: Religious Tract Society. Held at
Special Collections 29.M.21.
Gilbert, J. T., 1861. A history of the city of Dublin. Dublin: J. Duffy. Held at Special Collections
39.Z.3-5.
Harris, W., 1766. The history and antiquities of the city of Dublin: from the earliest accounts ...
London: Printed for J. Knox. Held at Special Collections 6.C.6.
Irish-American verdict on Easter Week 1917?, Dublin?: s.n. Held at Special Collections 4.S.12/4.
Jefferys, N., 1810. An Englishman's descriptive account of Dublin ... Dublin: Archer. Held at Special
Collections 8.l.10.
Joyce, W. St. J., 1921. The neighbourhood of Dublin : its topography, antiquities and historical
associations: by Weston St. John Joyce ; with numerous illustrations from the author's photographs &
sketches. 2nd ed. Dublin: M.H. Gill & Son. Held at Special Collections 39.Y.17.
O'Beirne, J. W., 1911. History of the Phoenix Park. Illustrated And visitors' hand book, to principal
places of interest in Dublin. Dublin: Pearl Printing Co. Held at Special Collections 34.K.9/5.
O'Higgins, K. C., 1922. Civil war and the events which led to it. Dublin: Talbot Press. Held at Special
Collections 35.J.14/7.
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Republican [Pseud.], 1922. 1916-1922 ... a comparison : [unfavourable to the anti-treaty party].
Dublin: s.n. Held at Special Collections 35.E.2-27.
The right to shoot (from Hansard)., 1921? Westminster: The Peace with Ireland Council. Held at
Special Collections 39.D.4/11.
Stevens, W., 1799. Hints to the people, especially to the inhabitants of Dublin: in which the effects of
an union on the trade and property of Dublin are investigated. Dublin: Printed by H. Fitzpatrick. Held
at Special Collections 44.P.16/13.
Warburton, J., 1818. History of the city of Dublin, from the earliest accounts to the present time :
containing its annals, antiquities ... London: printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. Held at Special
Collections 8.O.1.
Dublin Architecture
Content includes:
Burton, N., 1843. History of the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, near Dublin … Dublin: William Curry.
Held at Special Collections 42.VV.14.
Cash, J., 1780. Views of the most remarkable public buildings, monuments, and other edifices in the
city of Dublin. Dublin: Printed for J. Williams. Held at Special Collections 25.J.8.
Dublin delineated in twenty-eight views of the principal public buildings.,1843. Dublin: G. Tyrrill. Held
at Special Collections 7.R.21.
Gandon, J., 1846. The life of James Gandon, Esq. : with original notices of contemporary artists, and
fragments of essays : From materials collected and arranged by his son, James Gandon, Esq.
Dublin: Hodges and Smith. Held at Special Collections 27.M.2.
Gregory, W., 1811. The picture of Dublin, for 1811; being a description of the city, and a correct guide
to all the public establishments ... Dublin: Printed for the proprietor, by J. and J. Carrick. Held at
Special Collections 8.M.2.
Harrison, W., 1909. Memorable Dublin houses : a handy and descriptive guide with thirty-seven
illustrations. Dublin: W. Leckie & Co. Held at Special Collections 5.I.22.
MacNamara, M. A., 1922. Authentic derivations of place-names in County Dublin traced and
explained with the aid of real evidence. Dublin: printed by Cahill & Co. Held at Special Collections
35.M.23/3.
Mason, W. M. 1820. The history and antiquities of the collegiate and cathedral church of St. Patrick :
near Dublin, from its foundation in 1190 to 1819. Dublin: the author. Held at Special Collections
42.N.31.
Murphy, T. W., Dublin after the six days' insurrection : thirty-one pictures from the camera of Mr. T.W.
Murphy. Dublin: Mecredy, Percy & Co. Held at Special Collections 35.P.2/11.
Shaw, H., 1850. New city pictorial directory 1850. To which is added a retrospective review of the
past year. Dublin: Henry Shaw. Held at Special Collections.
7.R.18
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Poverty in Dublin
Content includes:
Hughes, J. B., 1914? Poverty in Dublin: a study. Dublin: Office of the "Irish Messenger". Held at
Special Collections 34.R.3/6.
Rotunda Hospital., 1786. To the proprietors of the forty-eight tenements surrounding the Lying-in
Hospital gardens, and to the Governors and guardians of the said hospital in Dublin. Dublin: s.n.
Held at Special Collections 26.L.15/10.
Sigerson, G., 1881. Report of the Medical Commission of the Mansion House Committee. Dublin:
Browne and Nolan. Held at Special Collections 35.S.10/10.
Stewart, W., 1828. Comments on the Sub-letting act, 7 Geo. 4, chap. 29 : entitled An act to amend
the laws in Ireland, respecting the assignment and sub-letting of lands and tenements. London:
Butterworth [and others]. Held at Special Collections 44.X.5/1.
Willis, T., 1845. Facts connected with the social and sanitary condition of the working classes of the
city of Dublin ... Dublin: T. O'Gorman. Held at Special Collections 27.M.36.
Directories
Slater, I., 1846. Slater's national commercial directory of Ireland; including in addition to the trades'
lists, alphebetical directories of Dublin,. London: I. Slater. Held at Special Collections 28.G.14.
Slater, I., 1856. Slater's late Pigot & Co's, Royal national commercial directory of Ireland, including ...
alphabetical directories of Dublin. Manchester: I. Slater. Held at Special Collections 28.H.24.
Shaw, H. 1850. New city pictorial directory 1850. To which is added a retrospective review of the past
year... Dublin: Henry Shaw. Held at Special Collections 7.R.18-19.
Thom’s Commercial Directory, 1844-1850. Dublin: Thom. Held at Special Collections 15.N.1-6.
(Later vols. held in Library Store).
Wilson's Dublin directory, for the year... containing, an alphabetical list of the names, occupations,
and places of abode, of the merchants and traders of the city of Dublin.,1771-1835. Held at Special
Collections 15.P-15.H (occasional years only).
Other Resources
Content includes:
Beranger, G., 176-? The "Archiepiscopal Palace" (Archbishop of Dublin's residence, Kevin Street,
Dublin) [Watercolour painting] Held at Special Collections WAT 17.
Dublin builder 1859-1866; 1877-1882. Held at Special Collections 30.PPB.1 - 30.PPC.2.
M'Cready, C. T., 1892. Dublin bibliography : historical and topographical. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis.
Held at Special Collections 39.N.8/6.
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Tours in Ireland and Guides to Ireland
19th/20th centuries
Album of Dublin and Co. Wicklow : 27 views., 189-? Dublin : W. Lawrence. Held at Special
Collections 35.H.2/3.
Alexander, J., 1814. An amusing summer-companion to Glanmire, near Cork: bring a picturesque
delineation of that beautiful village … Cork: printed by H. Denmead. Held at Special Collections
27.J.15.
Ashworth, J. H., 1852. The Saxon in Ireland : or, The rambles of an Englishman in search of a
settlement in the west of Ireland. London: John Murray. Held at Special Collections 39.Q.69.
Barrow, J., 1836. A tour round Ireland, through the sea-coast counties, in the autumn of 1835.
London: J. Murray. Held at Special Collections 7.Z.9.
Beaumont, G. De.,1839. Ireland : social, political, and religious. London: R. Bentley. Held at Special
Collections 8.E.13.
Bennett, W., 1847. Narrative of a recent journey of six weeks in Ireland : in connexion with the
subject of supplying small seed to some of the remoter districts. London: Charles Gilpin. Held at
Special Collections 28.E.34.
Brewer, J. N. ,1825-26. The beauties of Ireland : being original delineations, topographical, historical,
and biographical, of each county. London: Sherwood, Jones, & Co. [etc.] Held at Special Collections
28.D.26-28.
Brief notes of a short excursion in Ireland in the autumn of 1852: by the Editor and sole proprietor of
the "Hull advertiser.", 1853. London: Whittaker. Held at Special Collections 34.G.11/8.
Bush, J., 1769. Hibernia curiosa. A letter from a gentleman in Dublin, to his friend at Dover in Kent.
Giving a general view of the manners, customs, dispositions, &c. of the inhabitants of Ireland…
Dublin: Printed for J. Potts. Held at Special Collections 25.A.9.
Campbell, T., 1777. A philosophical survey of the south of Ireland : in a series of letters to John
Watkinson, M.D. London: Printed for W. Strahan. Held at Special Collections 25.X.18-19.
Carlisle, N., 1810. Topographical dictionary of Ireland: exhibiting the names of the several cities,
towns, parishes, and villages ... London: Printed for W. Miller. Held at Special Collections 8.G.9.
Croker, T. C., 1824. Researches in the south of Ireland: illustrative of the scenery, architectural
remains, and the manners and superstitions of the peasantry. London: John Murray. Held at Special
Collections 8.O.4.
Cromwell, T., 1820. Excursions through Ireland : comprising topographical and historical delineations
of each province; together with descriptions of the residences of the nobility and gentry … London:
Longman etc. Held at Special Collections 8.L.24.
Dagg, G. A., 1893. "Devia Hibernia" : the road and route guide for Ireland of the Royal Irish
Constabulary. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co. Held at Special Collections 13.T.22.
Dodd, J. S., 1801. The traveller's director through Ireland; being a topographical description not only
of all the roads but of the several cities, towns … Dublin: printed by J. Stockdale. Held at Special
Collections 27.F.16.
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Dublin : A historical sketch of Ireland's metropolis., Ca.1850. London : Religious Tract Society. Held
at Special Collections 29.M.21.
Flood, J. M., 1918. In five provinces : a journal of wanderings in Ireland. Dublin: T. Kiersey. Held at
Special Collections 39.Q.36.
Fraser, J., 1838. Guide through Ireland descriptive of its scenery, towns, seats, antiquities, etc. with
various statistical tables … Dublin: W. Curry, Jr. and Co. Held at Special Collections 7.W.32.
Hall, J., 1813. Tour through Ireland : particularly the interior & least known parts: containing an
accurate view of the parties, politics, and improvements, in the different provinces … London: Printed
for R.P. Moore [and others]. Held at Special Collections 8.E.19-20.
Hall, S. C., 1841. Ireland: its scenery, character, &c. London: How and Parsons. Held at Special
Collections 29.N.3-5.
Hamilton, W., 1822. Letters concerning the northern coast of the county of Antrim … Belfast: Simms
and M'Intyre. Held at Special Collections 27.J.22
A handbook to Lisdoonvarna and its vicinity …, 1876. Dublin: Hodges, Foster. Held at Special
Collections 35.F.2/4.
Holmes, G., 1801. Sketches of some of the southern counties of Ireland : collected during a tour in
the autumn, 1797 : In a series of letters. London: Longman and Rees. Held at Special Collections
27.H.15.
Holmes, G., 1801. Sketches of some of the southern counties of Ireland : collected during a tour in
the autumn, 1797 : In a series of letters. London: Longman and Rees Held at Special Collections
27.H.15.
Inglis, H. D., 1835. Ireland in 1834 : a journey throughout Ireland, during the spring, summer, and
autumn of 1834. 3d ed. London: Whittaker. Held at Special Collections 29.H.13.
Ireland and its scenery...., (1853). London: T.J. Allman. Held at Special Collections 41.Q.20.
Jefferys, N., 1810. An Englishman's descriptive account of Dublin … London: Printed for Cadell and
Davies. Held at Special Collections 8.L.10.
Kohl, J. G., 1844. Travels in Ireland. London: Bruce and Wyld. Held at Special Collections 7.Z.5.
Lewis, S., 1846. A topographical dictionary of Ireland … London: S. Lewis. Held at Special
Collections 8.U.8-9.
MacCurtin, H., 1717. A brief discourse in vindication of the antiquity of Ireland: collected out of many
authentick Irish histories and chronicles … Dublin: Printed by S. Powell. Held at Special Collections
24.W.3-4.
Mason, W. S., 1814-1819. A statistical account, or parochial survey of Ireland : drawn up from the
communications of the clergy. Dublin: Cumming. Held at Special Collections 8.J.7-9/1.
Otway, C., 1827. Sketches in Ireland : descriptive of interesting, and hitherto unnoticed districts, in
the North and South. Dublin: William Curry, Jun. and Co. Held at Special Collections 27.H.23.
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Otway, C., 1845. Sketches in Erris and Tyrawly. Dublin: William Curry. Held at Special Collections
8.L.21-22.
Reid, T., 1823. Travels in Ireland in the year 1822 : exhibiting brief sketches of the moral, physical,
and political state of the country … London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. Held at
Special Collections 7.P.31.
Seward, W. W., 1795. Topographia hibernica : or The topography of Ireland, antient and modern …
Dublin: A. Stewart. Held at Special Collections 44.C.11.
Smith, J. D., 1853. Connemara: past and present. 2nd ed. Dublin: J. Robertson. Held at Special
Collections 40.B.13.
The tourists' illustrated hand-book for Ireland., 1854. 3rd ed. London: Davis Bryce. Held at Special
Collections 23.P.11.
Trotter, J. B., 1819. Walks through Ireland in the years 1812, 1814, and 1817 : described in a series
of letters to an English gentleman … London: Sir Richard Phillips and Co. Held at Special
Collections 8.F.19.
Twiss, R., 1776. A tour in Ireland in 1775. London: Printed for the author. Held at Special Collections
21.X.25.
Tyner, G., 1794. The traveller's guide through Ireland; being an accurate and complete companion to
Captain Alexander Taylor's map of Ireland. Dublin: Printed by P. Byrne. Held at Special Collections
21.S.4.
Wakeman, W. F., 1852. A week in the west of Ireland. Dublin: Hodges and Smith. Held at Special
Collections 42.M.9.
Wakeman, W. F., 1864. Dublin: what's to be seen, and how to see it; with excursions to the country
and suburbs. Dublin: Hodges, Smith and Co. Held at Special Collections 40.I.21.
Ward, Lock & Company Limited., 1885. Ward and Lock's pictorial and historical guide to Cork and its
neighbourhood … London: Ward, Lock, and Co. Held at Special Collections 40.I.25.
Wilson, W., 1784. The post-chaise companion: or, Traveller's directory, through Ireland… Dublin:
Printed for W. Wilson. Held at Special Collections 25.G.23.
Windele, J., 1843. Historical and descriptive notices of Cork. Cork: Bolster. Held at Special
Collections 27.E.19.
Wright, G. N., 1822. Guide to the county of Wicklow : Illustrated by engravings, after the designs of
George Petrie, esq., and a large map of the county … London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. Held at
Special Collections 7.W.15/1.
Wright, G. N., 1823. A guide to the Giants Causeway, and the north-east coast of the county of
Antrim … London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. Held at Special Collections 7.W.15/3.
Young, A., 1780. A tour in Ireland : with general observations on the present statement of the
kingdom: made in the years 1776, 1777, and 1778. And brought down to the end of 1779. London: T.
Cadell. Held at Special Collections 26.J.3.
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County Histories
Special Collections also holds much material dealing with the history of the various Irish counties.
To identify these, please enter the county name in the keyword search box and select Special
Collections from the collections dropdown menu. For example there are 120 titles in Special
Collections relating to Cork, 34 for Limerick, 17 for Mayo, 48 for Galway, 30 for Waterford, 27 for
Kilkenny, 19 for Donegal, and 30 for Antrim.
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Parliamentary Journals and Statutes, 17th and 18th centuries
Content includes:
The journals of the House of Commons of the kingdom of Ireland from the eleventh year of King
James the First ..., [1st series 1753-63] Dublin : Abraham Bradley.
Series 1 held in Special Collections at 23.E.1-6 and 23.C.10-12.
Series 2 held in Special Collections at 23.E.8-9 and 26.U.1
Series 3 held in Special Collections at 26.U.2-12, 26.T.3-14, 26.V.1-2
Series 4 held in Special Collections at 8.U.2-3, 8.R.1-12, 8.T.1-11
The statutes at large : passed in the Parliaments held in Ireland: from the third year of Edward the
Second, A.D. 1310, to the first year of George the Third, A.D. 1761 inclusive : With marginal notes,
and a compleat index to the whole., 1765-82. Dublin: Printed by B. Grierson. Held in Special
Collections Reading Room. (The Statutes at Large are also available on ECCO).
The Journals of the House of Lords of the Kingdom of Ireland., 1783-1800. Dublin: William Sleater.
Held in Special Collections at 19.E.1-8 (Also available on ECCO)
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French Revolution and Napoleon
Content includes:
An account of the escape of the French king; his recapture, and the proceedings of the National
Assembly, in consequence thereof. Translated from the French., 1790? London: The translator. Held
at Special Collections 23.J.9/2.
Bertrand de Moleville, A. – F., 1800. Annals of the French Revolution. London: s.n. Held at Special
Collections 23.H.6-9.
Bouillé, F – C. – A., 1797. Memoirs relating to the French revolution. London: Cadell and Davies.
Held at Special Collections 26.D.1.
Bourrienne, L. A. F. de, 1840. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte. London: Scott, Webster, and Geary.
Held at Special Collections 9.X.4.
Burke, E., 1797. Three memorials on French affairs. Written in the years 1791, 1792 and 1793.
Dublin: P. Byrne. Held at Special Collections 44.T.6/1.
Kelly, W. K., 1848. Narrative of the French revolution of 1848 : With portraits and other illustrations.
London: Chapman and Hall. Held at Special Collections 9.Y.5.
Miller, G., 1811. A lecture on the origin and general influences of the wars of the French Revolution
… Dublin: University Press. Held at Special Collections 44.Y.7/2.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French., 1819. Correspondance de Napoléon Bonaparte avec le Comte
Carnot, Ministre de l'Intérieur, pendant les cent jours. Paris: Chez Plancher. Held at Special
Collections 5.B.12/5.
O'Meara, B. E., 1827-29. Napoleon in exile : or, A voice from St. Helena … London: Jones & Co.
Held at Special Collections 11.R.14/15.
Orléans, L. P. J., 1791. The memoire of M. Louis-Philip-Joseph (Duke) D'Orleans, accused of hightreason before the tribunal of the Chatelet in Paris … Dublin: P. Wogan [and others]. Held at Special
Collections 44.T.7/1.
Paine, T., 1791. Rights of man : being an answer to Mr. Burke's attack on the French revolution.
Dublin: s.n. Held at Special Collections 34.V.5/2.
Paine, T., 1792. Rights of man : Part the second. Combining principle and practice London: J. S.
Jordan. Held at Special Collections 26.C.7/2.
Phillips, C., 1816. An historical character of Napoleon … London: W. Hone. Held at Special
Collections 35.A.1/9.
Scott, W. 1827., The life of Napoleon Bonaparte : emperor of the French. Paris : A. & W. Galignani.
Held at Special Collections 4.U.1-6.
A vindication of the French emigrants, against the defamatory proclamation circulated under the
name of amnesty, 26th April, 1802, by Napoleon Buonaparte., 1803. Dublin: Printed by John Exshaw.
Held at Special Collections 34.W.8/7.
Whately, R., 1846. Historic doubts relative to Napoleon Buonaparte. London: B. Fellowes. Held at
Special Collections 35.A.12/8.
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Wyse, N. B., 1958. An Irish link with Napoleon. Dublin: Dolmen Press. Held at Special Collections
39.L.17/15.
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Court history
Content includes:
Aikin, L., 1822. Memoirs of the court of King James the First . 2d ed. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees,
Orme, and Brown. Held at Special Collections 13.Q.13.
Birch, T., 1849. The court and times of James the First : containing a series of historical and
confidential letters, in which will be found a detail of the public transactions and events in Great
Britain during that period … London: H. Colburn. Held at Special Collections 15.X.26-27.
Bruce, J., ed. 1856. Charles I. in 1646 : Letters of King Charles the First to Queen Henrietta Maria
London: Camden Society. Held at Special Collections 50.F.25.
Butler, C., 1807. A connected series of notes on the chief revolutions of the principal states which
composed the empire of Charlemagne … London: J. White. Held at Special Collections 11.X.3.
Castiglione, B., 1541. Il cortegiano. In Vinetia : Per Gabriel Iolito de Ferrarii. Held at Special
Collections 28.Z.1.
Goodman, G., 1839. The court of King James the First … London: R. Bentley. Held at Special
Collections 11.R.23-24.
Hamilton, A., 1719. Memoirs of the English court, during the reigns of K. Charles II. and K. James II
… London: Printed for J. Graves [and others]. Held at Special Collections 21.Y.11.
Hamilton, A., 1815-16. Mémoires du Comte de Grammont. Paris: Chez A. A. Renouard. Held at
Special Collections 10.L.12-13.
Montpensier, A.- M.- L. d'O., 1746. Memoires de mademoiselle de Montpensier. A Londres [i.e. Paris:
s.n.] Held at Special Collections 44.L.21-22.
Retz, J. F. P. de G., de 1777. Mémoires du Cardinal de Retz. Nouvelle edition. Geneve: Chez Fabry
& Barillot. Held at Special Collections 13.S.12-15.
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