Irish Resources for your St. Patrick’s Day Perusing Pleasure

Today being St. Patrick’s Day, we thought we would share some Irish resources.

Special limited time offers for FREE access to genealogy websites pertaining to Irish Research:     (all Irish resources FREE March 15-22!)

Irish Genealogy Tool Kit





Have you ever wanted to take a closer look at the Book of Kells? Check out the digitized book from Trinity College Dublin. 



In our Collections: 

Local Ancient Order of Hibernians



Can you believe the Grand Parade has been going on for 32 years?! The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center has a number of early posters for the parade in our Ephemera collection.

Image courtesy of Our Quad Cities


Interested in local Irish-American stories? The 2007-2008 Iowa Stories 2000 topic brought out local individuals with great stories to tell. Their oral histories are archived here as well.



The Celtic Heritage Trail of the Quad-Cities was an active local organization in the early 2000’s. Their records contain a good deal of Irish history and lore. Available from our Archive & Manuscript Collection. 


Come visit us for all of your Irish genealogy and history research needs!


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