Irish Society for Archives

We exist to promote the place of archives in Irish society


The Irish Society for Archives has learned with sadness of the death of Fr. Leo Layden C.S.Sp., who was Vice Chairman of the ISA, 1991-97. An appreciation will appear in the next ISA Newsletter.

Our Spring newsletter is now available to view here. It includes articles on the Irish Quaker Archive, the first World Digital Preservation Day, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy project, the use of letters from the Great War held at Dublin City Library and Archive, Feis Ceoil, and a commemoration of the centenary of the all-important Guide to the Public Records of Ireland by Herbert Wood.

Previous newsletters can be viewed here.

The most recent edition of our journal, Irish Archives 2019, is dedicated to the 90 year history of the Gate Theatre, it was launched at City Hall in December 2018. Copies are free to our members, are available to buy from Easons and can be purchased individually from our editors.





The history and archives of the Guinness Choir

A talk by Dr Kerry Houston, Head of Department of Academic Studies, DIT Conservatory of Music & Drama.

This is a free public lecture on Tuesday 10th December at 6.00pm
at Dublin City Library and Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, D2.
All welcome. No booking required

Twitter:  @Irish_Archives


For a list of our forthcoming events later in the year and into next see here.




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