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Local Studies, Genealogy & Archives

 *Due to ongoing Covid restrictions, the Local Studies, Genealogy & Archives Section of Kildare Library Service is closed to visitors at this time. Local Studies staff are available to take queries by emailing localhistory@kildarecoco.ie , while genealogical queries can be emailed to cilldaragenealogy@gmail.com .*

Tel: 00353(0)873611439

 

Kildare Local Studies Department

The Kildare Local Studies Collections hold an extensive collection of books, periodicals, maps, photographs and newspapers relating to the history and heritage of County Kildare. The Collection also holds a huge range of material relating to all aspects of Irish archaeology, history and heritage. 

Click here for details on services and resources, including online resources.

Click here for EHistory - Kildare Online Electronic History Journal

Kildare Genealogy

The Genealogy Dept. provides a professional genealogical research service to identify, collect and record historical and genealogical information relating to Co. Kildare.

Click here for information on sources, research fees and forms, and useful links

Archives

Researchers are welcome to access the County Archive collections in the reading room in Newbridge, by prior appointment. 

Click here for more information on the County Archive service.

Heritage

View Historic buildings and religious sites of County Kildare.

Publications include books published by the library itself, and books by local writers