Introductory Note from Irish Folk Culture Department, National Museum

Paper No.: 01

Year: 1948
Nat. Library No: P.7632

Explains the work of the Folk Culture Dept. and how the local historian can help.

Irish Folk Culture Department, National Museum of Ireland

The house; dairying; games & pastimes; tobacco Dress & footwear; religious objects; education; agriculture; fishing; hunting & fowling; fuel; water supply; transport; festivals & customs; mills; spinning & weaving.

National Library

1659 “Census of Ireland” ed. Pender

Down Survey – William Petty
Political Survey of Ireland
Civil Survey of County Dublin, Editor: Simington Gilbert’s Calendar of State Papers
Calendar of Patent Rolls of James 1st.
Wakefield: An account of Ireland – Historical & Political
Annals of Ulster
Annals of the Four Masters
Antiquities of Ireland by Grosse
Adamnan “Life of St. Colm Chille”
Book of Armagh
Reports of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Reports
Parliamentary Gazettes of Ireland
House of Commons Reports
New Intelligence from Ireland – 17 June 1642 tract
Exchequer Rolls
Hearth Rolls
Thom’s Directories
Archivium Hibernicum
The Neighbourhood of Dublin by Joyce
History of the Parishes of Dublin – Catholic Truth Society
Short History of Dublin Parishes 1916, Author Bishop Donnelly
Lives of the Irish Saints by O’Hanlon
D’Alton’s History of County Dublin
Ulster Journal of Archaeology
History of County Dublin by F.E. Ball
Repository: Marsh’s Library
Material: List of Popish Priests 1697 for Lusk & Holmpatrick
Registered History of Priests 1704
Repository: SHS Archive [?] Material: Skerries Development Association Handbooks 1892-1922