Discover the history of Offaly through archives

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Welcome to the online catalogue hosted by Offaly History Archives to unite archival collections in various repositories in Offaly on a searchable digital platform. It is a work in progress and many more finding aids will be added to the database on a regular basis. Please visit our Blog for further information and updates.

Offaly History Archives is the archival repository of Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society (or Offaly History). The society has actively collected archival material from around County Offaly for many years and it complements its substantial library of local history volumes. It is a non-profit community group with a growing membership of some 150 individuals. The archives contain material from the county's landed estates, solicitors' firms, industries and private individuals. This catalogue also hosts digital content owned by Offaly County Council's Heritage Office and Birr Castle Archives.

To learn more about how to search the catalogue, please see our FAQ page.