ONLINE SOURCES

1641 Depositions1641 Depositions
A project at Trinity College, Dublin, has transcribed the 1641 depositions for Ulster, which are now online and free to use, with those for the other counties to follow.


1911 Census of Ireland1911 Census of Ireland
This site is operated by the National Archives of Ireland and free to use.



BBC WebsiteBBC Website
History of the Plantation of Ulster.



Belfast GazetteBelfast Gazette
The Belfast Gazette was first published on 7 June 1921 and weekly on a Friday since. Fully searchable online.



BorderlandsBorderlands
Historical sites in Newry & Mourne, Banbridge and Armagh in Northern Ireland and Louth and Monaghan in the Republic of Ireland.


British History onlineBritish History online
British History Online is the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.


Conflict Archive on the InternetConflict Archive on the Internet (CAIN)
Contains information and source material relating to The Troubles and politics in Northern ireland from 1968 to the present.


Connacht Landed Estates ProjectConnacht Landed Estates Project
NUI Galway, Moore Institute. The aim of this online guide is to assist and support researchers working on the history of Connacht from c.1700 to 1914.


Documents of IrelandDocuments of Ireland
An online database of text, images, sounds, video and maps pertaining to Ireland's history.



Hidden Gems & Forgotten PeopleHidden Gems & Forgotten People
A joint project of the Federation for Ulster Local Studies and the Federation of Local History Societies to draw attention to some of the lesser known people & places of our island.


National Inventory of Architectural HeritageNational Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Gives a list of important buildings in County Monaghan with OS references, bibliography, map images and aerial photographs for each.


Ulster History CircleUlster History Circle
This is a small, voluntary, not-for-profit organisation that places commemorative plaques in public places, in towns and villages all over Ulster. This site includes Kate Newman's Dictionary of Ulster Biography online.


Flax Growers List 1796Flax Growers List 1796
The Irish Linen Board published a list of nearly 60,000 individuals in 1796. Spinning wheels were awarded based on the number of acres planted. Searchable list.


Griffith's Valuation Index ExtractsGriffith's Valuation Index Extracts
Ireland's Valuation office conducted its first survey of property ownership in Ireland from 1848 to 1864, later known as 'Griffith's Valuation'. This site has extracts for every county in Ireland.


Hearth Money RollsHearth Money Rolls, Monaghan, 1663 & 1665
List of those who paid tax on stone hearths. Extracted from D. C. Rushe's 'History of Monaghan for 200 years'.



Industrial Heritage infIndustrial Heritage info
Includes photographs, maps, book reviews and links to industrial heritage societies.



Irish MarriageIrish Marriages
Index to the marriages in Walker's Hibernian Magazine, 1771 to 1812.



Irish Scripts on ScreenIrish Scripts on Screen
Extensive collection of scanned images of early Irish manuscripts in various institutions including Trinity College and the RIA.


Irish War Memorials ProjectIrish War Memorials Project
This website presents an inventory of war memorials in Ireland. It includes photographs of each memorial, the text of all inscriptions, and details of the site of the memorial.


Leitrim County LibraryLeitrim County Library
Site includes searchable library catalogue in English or Irish, searchable local studies database, searchable index to Leitrim newspapers (1822-1905). newspapers and Encyclopedia Britannica online - the latter require entry of library card no. which can be obtained by joining the library.


Corpus of Electronic TextsCorpus of Electronic Texts
Transcriptions of many early manuscript sources such as the Annals of Ulster and the Four Masters.



British Library: Turning the PagesBritish Library: Turning the Pages
Turn and magnify the pages of a selection of rare books and manuscripts from the library's collection. Includes Mercator's Atlas of Europe. Excellent definition but requires broadband.


Fermanagh FreeholdersFermanagh Freeholders
PRONI's freeholders project entailed the digitisation of c.5,500 sheets from pre-1840 Registers and Poll Books, and the provision of an index of names linked to the high-quality digitised images. This information is searchable and free.


Post Offices of County MonaghanPost Offices of County Monaghan
Klaus Stange produced an excellent book on this subject in 2005, extracts available online. Clogher Historical Society holds a copy in its library.


Library IrelandLibrary Ireland
A free service, offering access to a collection of out-of-print books and other Irish material online.



Project GutenbergProject Gutenberg
Free books online, including history books - produced by volunteers and free to download.



Pigot & Co's Provincial Directory of Ireland 1824Pigot & Co's Provincial Directory of Ireland 1824
Free scanned images of this directory in .pdf format. This directory gives listings of doctors, clergy, lawyers, tradespersons etc. in the towns of Ulster.


Slater's Commercial Directory of Ireland 1846Slater's Commercial Directory of Ireland 1846
Free scanned images of this directory in .pdf format. This directory gives listings of doctors, clergy, lawyers, tradespersons etc. in the towns of Ulster.


NLI Sources databaseNLI Sources database
The database includes all of the National Library's manuscripts catalogued up to the 1980s; Irish manuscripts held in other libraries and archives in Ireland and worldwide, listed between the 1940s & 1970s; articles, reviews etc. in over 150 Irish periodicals up to 1969.


Street DirectoriesStreet Directories
PRONI now has numerous street directories online, fully searchable and free to use.



UK National Inventory of War MemorialUK National Inventory of War Memorials
Search the records of war memorials in the UK, ranging from community crosses and statues to memorials like bus shelters, sundials, park benches and even an island.