Roscommon County Library HQ
Roscommon County Library Headquarters stores the main collection of archival material relating to the history of County Roscommon. Click here to view all libraries in Co. Roscommon.
Offline Record Collection
- local newspapers, photographs, microfilm, maps, and manuscripts.
- Roscommon Historical Newspapers
Roscommon Herald (1859~) Digitized
Roscommon & Leitrim Gazette (1822-)
Roscommon Messenger (1848-)
Roscommon Journal (1828-)
Leitrim Observer (1904-2007)
Freeman's Journal (also at the BNA)
Main Archival Items of Interest:
- Roscommon County Council minutes; Roscommon Grand Jury records
Also, for several towns in the surrounding area (including Athlone, Boyle, Castlerea, Strokestown, and Roscommon Town) a selection of minutes to include
- Board of Guardian minutes (e.g. Poor Law / Workhouse)
- Rural District Council minutes,
- Board of Health minutes and
- Town Commissioners minutes.
|Address||Abbey St, Ballypheasan, Roscommon F42 RP49|
|Parish(es)||Roscommon St Peters (Roscommon) Boyle (Roscommon) Bumlin (Roscommon) Roscommon (Roscommon) Kilkeevin (Roscommon)|
|Category (ies)||Heritage/Culture Local Organisation|