Irish Research

Materials Available for Irish Family History Research in the SSGHS Library.

We are a non-lending library – all research must be done on site and there is a $3 fee for non-members use of the library. Become a member for free access to the library.
For more recent additions to the library collection, check the library catalog here.

Additional materials on Ireland and Irish Research can be found in the Pamphlet File.

941.5 A-BEG Irish genealogy a record finder / ed by Donal F Begley. — Dublin , IR : Heraldic Artists, 1981. 252 p   illus   maps  paper   index
941.5 A-BET Ireland a genealogical guide for North Americans / by Kyle J Betit and Dwight A Radford . — Second edition — Salt Lake City , UT : The Irish at Home and Abroad, 1995.
941.5 A-COL Irish family research made simple / by E. J. Collins.  2nd ed.  Munroe Falls , OH : Summit Publication, 1980. 65 p  paper
941.5 A-FAL Irish and Scotch-Irish ancestral research / by Margaret Dickson Falley. — Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984. 2 vols  indexes
941.5 A-GEN Genealogical research guide for Ireland . — Gen Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1984. 50 p   maps
941.5 A-HER Handbook on Irish genealogy / by Heraldic Artists Ltd. — Dublin : Heraldic Artists Ltd, 1980. 145 p   illus  maps   paper
941.5 A-MCC Irish research and sources / by Betty L. McCay. — sl : sn. 1972. 36 p    paper
941.5 A-RYA Irish records / by James G. Ryan. — Salt Lake City : Ancestry Publishing, 1988. 562 p   illus   index
941.5 A-SMI Guide to tracing your Mayo ancestors / by Brian Smith. — Dublin , IR : Flyleaf Press, 1997. 96 p  illus  index  paper
941.5 A-WAR Primer for Irish genealogical research / by William R. Ward. — Salt Lake City : sn, 1976. 35 p   paper
941.5 D-FAM Index to Griffith ‘s Valuation of Ireland , 1848- 1864. — Family archives. — sl: Broderbund, 1998 1 CD
941.5 D-GRA Gravestone inscriptions / comp by R S J Clark. — Belfast : Ulster-Scot Historical Foundation, 1968- library has vol 8, 13, 16
941.5 D-HAC Passenger lists from Ireland / by J Dominick Hackett and Charles Montague Early. — Baltimore : Genealogical Pub Co, 1965. 46 p
941.5 D-HER World immigration series: Irish in the 1870 U.S. Federal census. — Generations Archives. — sl : Sierra On-Line, 2000. 1 CD
941.5 D-JAC Ireland 1841 census index edited by Ronald Vern Jackson. — Salt Lake City , UT : Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1989. 195  p
941.5 D-PHI Indexes to Irish wills / edited by W.P.W. Phillimore and Gertrude Thrift . — Baltimrore : Genealogical Pub Co, 1970. c 827p
941.5 D-RET Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties, counties of cities, and counties of towns in Ireland . –Baltimore : Gen Pub Co. 1988
941.5 H-AKE Irish education experiment : the national system of education in the 19th century / by Donald H. Akenson. — Studies in Irish history. –London : Routledge & Keagan Paul, 1970. 430p
941.5 H-DUR If you’re a wee bit Irish a chart of old Irish families / by William P.Durning. — La Mesa , CA : Irish Family Name Society, 1978.
941.5 H-GIL Cavan : essays on the history of an Irish county / edited by Raymond Gillespie. — Portland , OR : Irish Academic Press, 1995. 240p index  photocopy
941.5 H-INQ Inquiry into the abuses of the chartered schools in Ireland . — London : Thomas & George Underwood, 1818. 206p  photocopy
941.5 H-MAC Irish Families their names, areas and origins / by Edward MacLysaght. — New York : Crown Pub., 1972. 365 p   illus   map  index
941.5 H-MAC History of Ireland ancient and modern / by the Abbe Mac-Geoghegan. — New York : D & J Sadlier, 1845. 630p
941.5 H-OBR States of Ireland / by Conor Cruise O’Brien. — New York : Vintage Books, 1972. 336 p   index   paper
941.5 H-OCO Lost Ireland / by Laurence O’Connor. — Dublin , IR : Rainbow Publications, 1984. 244p  photos  paper
941.5 H-OFA Story of the Irish people / by Sean O’Faolain. — New York : Avehel Books, 1982.   180p
941.5 H-THA General report of the Charter Schools of Ireland / by Rev. Elias Thackery. — Dublin : L. Tate, 1818. 68p  photocopy
941.5 P-ALL All-Ireland heritage a journal of genealogical and historical research. — Vienna , VA : DRH Associates, 1984- Periodical
941.5 P-FAM Family links – past and present — Belfast , IR : Irish Genealogical Association, 1981. Periodical
941.5 P-GAE Gaelic gleanings . —  Prescott Valley , AZ : Magee Publications, 1980- . Periodical   Library has vol 9:2-10:1 (1990)
941.5 P-IRI Irish ancestor — Dublin , IR : sn, 1969-. Periodical Library has vols 1:1 to 3:2 plus supplements
941.5 P-IRI Irish at home and abroad . — Salt Lake City , UT : Irish at home and abroad, 1993. Periodical  Library has vols 1-6 (1993-1999)
941.5 P-OLO Olochlains Personal Journal of Irish Families . — Kansas City , MO : Michael O’Laughlin, 1983-. Periodical Library has scattered issues 1990-2001.
941.5 P-SEP Septs . — St. Paul , MN : Irish Genealogical Society International, 1978- . Periodical
941.5 T-FOD Fodor’s Ireland 1977 (excluding Northern Ireland ) / edited by Eugene Fodor & Robert C. Fisher. — New York : David McKay co, 1977. 316 p  illus  maps
941.5 T-GEN General alphabetical index to the townlands and towns, parishes and baronies of Ireland . — Baltimore : Gen PubCo., 1986. 968  p
941.5 T-KIL Shell guide to Ireland / by Lord Killanin and Michael Duignan. — sl : Norton, 1967
941.5 T-ROD Dictionary at Irish place-names / by Adrian Room .  — Belfast , IR : Appletree Press, 1986. 136 p   bibliography
941.5 T-SHE Ireland in colour / text by Terence Sheehy, photos by Noel Habgood . — London : T. T. Batsford, 1975. 79 p  illus
941.6 A-DUF Tracing your Donegal ancestors / by Godfrey F. Duffy. — Dublin , IR : Flyleaf Press, 1996. 94p  maps  index  paper
941.6 D-BAK Port of Derry ship list from Cooke’s Line (1847 -1849) / edited by Dessie Baker. — Apollo , PA : Closson Press, 1985
941.6 H-DAY Parishes of county Down IV 1833-7 East Down and Lecale / edited by Angelique Day and Patrick McWilliams. — Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland . — Belfast : Institute of Irish Studies, 1992.
941.6 P-FAM Familia Ulster genealogical review . — Belfast , IR : Ulster Historical Foundation, 1987-88. Periodical incorporation Ulster Genealogical
941.6 P-NOR North Irish Roots : Journal of the North of Ireland Family History Society. — Belfast , IR : North of Ireland Family History, nd. Periodical
941.6 P-ULS Ulster genealogical and historical guild newsletter. — sl : Ulster Genealogical and Historical Guild, 1978. Periodical
941.6 T-PLA Place-names of northern Ireland , vol two, Co Down II / by A.J. Hughes & R.J. Hannan. — Belfast , IR : Institute of Irish Studies the Queen’s University of Belfast , 1992.  301 p  maps
941.815 H-WOO Annals of Westmeath : ancient and modern / by James Woods. — Dublin , IR : Sealy, Bryers & Walker. 1907. 329p  photocopy
973.09415 ADA Alphabetical index to Ulster emigration to Philadelphia , 1803-1850 / Raymond D Adams. — Baltimore : Clearfield , 1992. 102 p
973.09415 GLA Famine Immigrants Lists of Irish immigrants arriving at the Port of New York 1846-1851 / ed by Ira A. Glazier. — Baltimore : Gen Pub Co, 1983.  7 volumes   index in each vol
973.09415 MAR Ulster sails west / by William F Marshall. — Baltimore : Gen Publ Co. 1979.  orig publ Belfast , 1950 79 p   paper
973.09415 MIT Irish passenger lists 1847-1871 / compiled by Brian Mitchell. — Baltimore , MD : Genealogical Pub Co, 1988. 333p  index
973.09415 OBR Irish settlers in America / by Michael O’Brien. — Baltimore : Genealogi- cal Society, 1979.  Indexed by Thomas L. Hollowak 2 vols.
973.09415 OHA Irish-American history of the United States / by John Canon O’Hanlon. — New York : P. Murphy & Sons, 1907. 2 vols
973.09415 OTO Why they came. . .two Irish-American farmers of the mid-19th century / by Donald O”Toole. — Frankfort , IL : O”Toole Publishers, 1983. 57 p    index   paper
973.09415 SCH Passengers from Ireland   lists of passengers arriving at American ports between 1811 and 1817 / by Donald M. Schlegel. — Baltimore , MD: Gen Pub Co., 1980.  158p  index
977.311 D-CIT Chicago’s Irish population / City of Chicago Dept of Development & Planning . — Chicago : the author, 1976. 36 p   illus  maps   paper
977.311 H-MCC Irish in Chicago / by Lawrence J. McCaffrey, et al. — Urbana , IL : University of Illinois Press, 1987. 171 p   illus   index
CD/941.5 D-FAM Index to Griffith ‘s Valuation of Ireland , 1848- 1864. — Family archives. — sl: Broderbund, 1998 1 CD
CD/973.0941 SCO Scotch-Irish settlers in America , 1500s-1800s . — Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co. , 2001. 1 CD
CD/942 Z-LEW Lewis’s gazetteers of England , Ireland , and Scotland / compiled by Samuel Lewis. — Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co. , 1999.