Ireland and I Guide - Resources and Review

Offers a brief library history, description of collections, details of reader services, opening hours, events and publications. Most information is in English, some in Irish.
Official information from the body responsible for public libraries in Dublin. Includes branch information, and details of services offered to customers. Also includes details of Dublin Public Library publications, and details of participation in European and International cooperative projects.
Offers an overview of Northern Ireland and details of accommodation, houses and gardens, golf, industrial heritage, walking, hiking and horseback activities, events, sample itineraries, transportation, cuisine and restaurants, birdwatching, fishing, ancestral heritage and travel tips.
Northern Irish daily newspaper.
National University of Ireland
Queen's University of Belfast Library
Queen's University of Belfast
National broadcasting service for the Republic of Ireland. Provides links to daily news bulletins, TV schedules, radio news, and Aertel
RTE's teletext service.
Basic reference information about Ireland, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, coordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
Ulster University OPAC
A searchable and browsable database of British official publications from 1995, drawn from the Ford Collection of British Official Publications. BOPCAS includes details of documents published by government departments, parliamentary publications published by The Stationery Office, Green Papers, and House of Commons Library Research Papers. Access to the bibliographic database is free, with subscription required for value
added services. Subject areas include defence, economy, education, environment, Europe, health, law, Northern Ireland, science and technology, Scotland, statistics, transport, Wales and welfare reform.
Collection of documents about the history of Ireland. Topics include general Irish history, republican history, genealogy, famine, unionist history and Northern Ireland history.
Focus for the Irish academic and research community by hosting, linking to, and mirroring relevant resources. Databases available include Irish Business Index, Planning Architecture Database Ireland and National Database of Voluntary Sector Research.
A series of subject specific reports assessing the quality of higher education, derived from analysis of the institution's self
assessment, statistical indicators, and a visit by a team of assessors.
Descriptions of Northern Ireland prisons, statistics about the prison population and related news and reports.
Waterford Institute of Technology OPAC
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
National University of Ireland, Galway
National University of Ireland, Cork, Library OPAC
Libraries in Ireland
Project which aims to develop a collaborative multimedia database of resources relevant to teaching and research on the Northern Ireland conflict. The CAIN server holds resources specific to the Northern Ireland 'Troubles' held within the partner institutions, elsewhere in the region, and in other countries. The CAIN Project is also a gateway to more general network resources on ethnic conflict.
Dublin City University Library
Presents background information on the wartime Luftwaffe bombing of targets in Belfast. Offers timelines of three major air raids in 1940 and 1941, and a selection of stories told by survivors of the bombing.
Official information from the UK Government department responsible for political and constitutional matters as they relate to Northern Ireland, law and order, policing and criminal justice policy, and community relations. It has responsibility for a number of agencies, including the Northern Ireland Prison Service, the Compensation Agency, and the Forensic Science Agency of Northern Ireland.
Introduction to Ireland's national mapping service and map publisher. Includes information on strategy, ordering, tourist and leisure mapping, digital mapping and aerial photography.
Database of Parliamentary papers relating to Ireland between the Act of Union in 1801 and partition in 1922. Includes bibliographic information, Library of Congress subject descriptors and abstracts of contents for a selection of items.
National University of Ireland, Galway, Library OPAC
News, publications, and information on Ireland's archaeology, waterways, architecture, museums, education, and wildlife.
University of Limerick Library
Trinity College Library
Daily Irish newspaper with a local focus.
Archive of findings from the survey launched in 1998 to establish social attitudes of people living in Northern Ireland. Includes views of adults, as well as a special section on the 12
17 year old age group. Data can be downloaded in zip format, with the questionnaire and subsequent publications from the survey results available as PDF files.
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Library OPAC
Collection of documents about the history of Ireland. Topics include general Irish history, republican history, genealogy, famine, unionist history and Northern Ireland history.
Set of maps produced by the CIA covering the political and ethnic boundaries, administrative divisions and major defence industries in all countries in Europe.
University of Limerick
Library: University College Dublin
St Mary's College Belfast Library
Bibliographic database of over 16,000 items relating to all aspects of the built environment in Ireland and Northern Ireland. A range of search options are offered, including searching by subject or building type, structure name, location, architect or designer, and document type.
National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Library OPAC
Trinity College Dublin Library OPAC
Trinity College Dublin Library OPAC
University of Dublin Trinity College
Stranmillis College Belfast Library
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Library OPAC
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Ireland. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
Official information about Ireland and its government, in English and Irish.
James Hardiman Library, National University of Ireland, Galway
Collection of links to resources relating to Irish historical, literary, and cultural studies. Categories include archaeology, Celtic studies, Irish Diaspora, nationalism, unionism, and loyalist agendas.
IRIS: Consortium of Irish University and Research Libraries OPAC
Boole Library, University College Cork: Library Information Resource
Full text of the commission report published, in September 1999. The Commission, chaired by Chris Patten, examined the future of the police service in Northern Ireland as part of the Good Friday agreement.
Ireland's national agency which aims to undertake, coordinate, promote and assist in marine research and development, including compiling the Irish Temperature Data Set.
Information about specific elections from 1993 onwards and parliamentary constituencies with results from 1996
1998. Also offers local council election results from 1993 and 1997, and traces the history of Westminster elections in Northern Ireland since 1920.
Bibliographic database of over 16,000 items relating to all aspects of the built environment in Ireland and Northern Ireland. A range of search options are offered, including searching by subject or building type, structure name, location, architect or designer, and document type.
National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Information about the peace process in Northern Ireland, together with a historical overview of the troubles dating back to 1169. Includes a glossary of local terms and acronyms used in Ireland and Britain in reference to Northern Ireland and the conflict and conflict resolution.
Dublin City University Library OPAC
Basic reference information about Ireland, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
Information about the Northern Ireland peace process, key players and their parties. Features full assembly election results and offers profiles of important figures including Ian Paisley, Gerry Adams, Mo Mowlam, David Trimble and John Hume.
Listing of political resources relevant to Ireland, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
National University of Ireland, Dublin, Library OPAC
Linen Hall Library OPAC, Belfast
University of Ulster Library
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Ireland, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
Dublin City University
University College Dublin
Directory of Irish resources covering a wide range of topics including arts, business, education, government, history, and music.
University of Ulster
Information about the CCRU which commissions research on various aspects of community relations in Northern Ireland. Offers extracts from reports and other publications, and a searchable database of information on CCRU funded projects.
Directory of Irish arts, culture, and environment resources. Topics covered include Irish literature, music, architecture, history, folk culture, archaeology, the Irish language, and genealogy. Brief descriptions of each resource are provided.
An index to records held on over 22,000 Irish genealogy pages, covering over 1.4 million names. Searching is by full name, surname, keyword, year range, and record type. Also offers full contact details for the source record archives, and a list of useful Web resources.
University College Cork
Aims to be a one stop shop for film and television information about Ireland.
University of Limerick Library OPAC
Information about income tax, corporation tax, customs and excise, vehicle registration and the Customs National Drugs Team.
Extensive index to European archaeological resources, organised by country.
A collection of over 52,000 images which are free for educational use by the UK higher education community. The collection comprises images of textiles, paintings, ceramics, metalwork, Chinese and Japanese art, Indian art, furniture, glass, photography, sculpture, costume, theatre and manuscripts, Picture Post magazine images (covering social history in Britain from 1938 to 1957), six areas of British history (the Irish troubles, history of sport, women's history, development of the mass media, UK politicians and Labour history), with editorial input from academics, journalists and archivists, and images from the James Valentine collection (a postcard archive of photography over the past 100 years), plus items from the George Cowie and Robert Adam photographic collections.
National University of Ireland, Maynooth Library
Documents the process of governmental devolution in the UK, with sections on Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and proposals for regional government in England. Also covers the governance of British Dependencies.
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