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Microform Records in Kildare County Library

The Kildare Observer newspaper & Journals of the County Kildare Archaeological Society are digitised and available for free elsewhere on this site. Digital copies of other local and national newspapers are available in the Local Studies Reading Room or some branch libraries through the Irish Newspaper Archive, while there are also hard copies available. 

On microfilm

  • Newspapers (including Leinster Leader, Kildare Nationalist, Leinster Express and Kildare Observer). 
  • 1901 and 1911 Census
  • Lidwell Naas Trial 1800
  • Maps of Monasterevin and some estate maps, convictions, presentments
  • Copies of UCD Folklore Collection for Co. Kildare.

On microfiche

  • Griffith's Valuation (with index to surnames of householders) for Carlow, County Dublin, Laois, Kildare, Meath, Offaly, Wicklow
  • Census (abstracts, returns, stats.) 1821; 1831; 1841; 1851; 1861; 1871 (no.1 & no. 2); 1881; 1891; 1901
  • Devon Commission 1845
  • The Bell 1940-54;
  • Irish Review 1911-14
  • Envoy 1949-51
  • An Macaomh 1909-13
  • Dana 1904-5
  • Irish Writing 1946-57
  • Sources for the History of Irish Civilization, article in Irish Periodicals (2 Boxes); (c. 21 sets)