In addition to our Cork Collection, the Local Studies Library also houses an extensive collection of books of national interest on various subject areas from education, archaeology, folklore and travel memoirs, to books focusing on important moments in Irish history.
Some examples of texts in the Irish Collection include:
‘Atlas of the Great Irish Famine’ Edited by John Crowley, William J. Smyth and Mike Murphy
‘Atlas of the Irish Revolution’ Edited by John Crowley, Donal Ó Drisceoil and Mike Murphy; associate editor John Borgonovo
‘Ireland under the Tudors: with a succinct account of the earlier history: 3 volumes’ by Richard Bagwell.
‘The beauties of Ireland: being original delineations, topographical, historical and biographical of each county’ by J.N. Brewer
‘The Irish Country House: a social history’ by Peter Somerville-Large