Dublin City Archives

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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.

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. D02 HE37

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

Jacob's BiscuitsJacob's Biscuit Factory and Dublin: An Assorted History

8 September to 8 November at Dublin City Library and Archive
Drawing on the vast Jacob Biscuit Factory Archive held at Dublin City Library and Archive, this major exhibition explores all aspects of the factory’s twentieth century history and its impact on lives of Dubliners. Colourful panels demonstrate the history of the factory, the workers, the products it produced and its role in Irish life.
Guided tours of the exhibition are also available. More information and to book a tour...


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