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Database of nearly 850 links to Historic Directories of Ireland, available on free and subscription websites, and also includes directories for To start a search, enter one or more keywords, or parts or words, in the search text and click the search button above, or select one of the county or date dropdown filters. Searches can include any combination of key words, county or dates.

Historic Directories can be useful sources for Family and Local history research, and whilst not listing all people or locations, often include details of various institutions, officials, professions, clergy and certain trades, as well as historical or geographic details of various towns and cities. Note : Some directory links have access restricted to certain parts of the world due to copyright reasons. These are indicated with the following icon :