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Dublin City Archives

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Dublin City Archives, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin City, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)16744999
F: +353(0)16744881
E: cityarchives@dublincity.ie

Found on Pearse Street in Dublin, the Dublin City Archives houses records of the city's civic government dating from 1171 to the late-20th century. A reading room is available for consulting materials.

Dublin City Archives contains records of the civic government of Dublin from 1171 to the late-20th century. These records include City Council and committee minutes, account books, correspondence, reports, court records, charity petitions, title deeds, maps, plans and drawings, all of which document the development of Dublin over eight centuries.

Dublin City Archives also acquires private collections that relate to the history of the city of Dublin or to individuals who worked within the Municipal City.

Additionally, the first floor contains The Reading Room, where visitors may consult manuscripts or early printed books. It is advised to request such texts in advance.