Welcome to Irish History Online
Irish History Online is an authoritative listing (in progress) of what has been written about Irish history from earliest times to the present. It lists writings on Irish history published since the 1930s, with selected material published in earlier decades. It currently contains over 82,000 bibliographic records (May 2013).
Irish History Online includes bibliographic information on books and pamphlets, articles from journals published in Ireland or internationally, and chapters from books of essays, including Festschriften and conference proceedings.
Searches can be made by author/editor, by title or keyword from title, by subject, by journal title or series, or by publication details. Irish History Online is an essential resource for the study of Irish history at any level, and is free of charge to users.
Irish History Online is now hosted by the Royal Irish Academy Library (Dublin). Irish History Online is compiled, managed and regularly updated by a small team of voluntary editors and compilers.
Irish History Online is part of a European network of fifteen historical bibliographies from thirteen countries.
Summary report on additions to Irish History Online in 2012
A total of 3,666 new items (1,613 articles in journals; 630 monographs or collective volumes of essays; 1,423 articles in books) were added to the Irish History Online database during 2012. A further 8,337 earlier records were upgraded, generally with enhanced subject indexing. Of the new items added during 2012, just over 550 were published in 2012, with most of the remainder having been published in the preceding five years.
More than 1,350 recently published books and articles have been added to the Irish History Online listings in the first four months of 2013.
This page last updated 9 May 2013.