Browse Collections (27 total)

Lawrence Photographic Project 1990-1991


The Lawrence Photographic Project 1990-91 was a nationwide photographic initiative focusing on recapturing some of the scenes which had been taken…

Contributors: Cork County Library

Verolme Cork Dockyard


The Verolme Cork Dockyard was based in Cork Harbour at Rushbrooke near Cobh. In 1959 the Dutch shipbuilding company Verolme took over the repair…

Contributors: Cork County Library

Mulcahy photographic collection of Kinsale


The following collection consists of photographs of the streetscape of Kinsale town , taken between the early to mid twentieth century. This…

Standish Barry Estate Maps

Standish Barry Map PDF.pdf

This richly illustrated map book consists of colourised map drawings of 16 townlands which formed part of the Standish Barry Estate at Leamlara,…

The Spike Island Ledger from 1921.

Spike Island.pdf

The ledger lists the names of IRA Volunteers interned during the months of April and May 1921. Thomas Griffin acted as the Canteen Staff Officer for…

Boland Collection of photographs and postcards of Clonakilty


This collection consists of numerous postcards of Clonakilty in West Cork. The collection comprises various images of streetscapes from the early to…

Contributors: Cork County Library

Irish Tourist Association Topographical and General Survey (I.T.A. files)


The Irish Tourist Association Topographical and General Survey was compiled during the 1940s and consisted of surveys of parishes from across the…

Contributors: Cork County Library

Rosscarbery Past and Present


The journal produced by the Rosscarbery and District History Society

The Kinsale Record

The Kinsale Record_Volume 28.pdf

The journal produced by the Kinsale & District Local History Society.

Tracts for the Times


A series of thirteen pamphlets produced circa 1915 on the subject of Ireland and Irish freedom. Digitised are numbers 1 to 13, with the exception of…

Contributors: Cork County Library

Fenian Photographs


A collection of photographs of various members of the IRB (Irish Republican Brotherhood) taken after the arrest of various members between 1865-1867.…

Contributors: Cork County Library

Millstreet - Wallis Estate

Wallis estate_INA article1.pdf

The Wallis Estate & Millstreet:
During the 19th century a large portion of the town of Millstreet came under the ownership of the Wallis Estate. In…

Bandon - McCutcheon Collection

IMcC5_06C_List of Bandonbridge Catholic Electors 1884.pdf

A selection of items digitised by the Local Studies library and belonging to Clare McCutcheon. Ms McCutcheon's father was a former headmaster of…

Ordnance Survey Ireland - Town Maps


A collection of 19th century town maps of Mallow, Passage West, Queenstown (Cobh) and Youghal, County Cork. These maps are at a scale of ten feet to…

Local Studies Library Exhibitions

Fairs and Markets.pdf

Every year the Local Studies library compiles an exhibition on various aspects of Cork County history, to highlight the collections and resources…

Bandon - Lawrence Photograph Collection


Images of Bandon from the Lawrence Photographic Collection.
The collection contains 40 images, which were donated to Cork County Library by the late…

The Revolutionary Years - 1916 and onwards


A collection of pamphlets and postcards relating to events and the history around 1916 and the years after.

Contributors: Cork County Library

County Cork Postcards


A selection of historic postcards with views of County Cork

Colm Creedon Collection

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This collection contains the notebooks and scrapbooks of Colm Creedon. The late Mr. Creedon was a railway historian and enthusiast.