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Dublin City Archives


Dublin Wide Streets Commission, 1787Dublin City Archives contains records of the civic government of Dublin from 1171 to the late 20th century. These records include City Council and committee minutes, account books, correspondence, reports, court records, charity petitions, title deeds, maps and plans and drawings all of which document the development of Dublin over eight centuries.

Dublin City Archives also acquires private collections that relate to the history of the city of Dublin or to individuals who worked within the Municipal City.

Dublin Civic Collections Slideshow

The Reading Room

The Reading Room is located on the first floor, Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse Street. Readers wishing to consult manuscripts or early printed books are advised to request them in advance.

Contact Details

Dublin City Archives
138 - 144 Pearse Street
Dublin 2

Tel: +353 - 1 - 6744999
Fax: +353 - 1 - 6744881
email: cityarchives@dublincity.ie