County Carlow Archives and Libraries

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For a list of archives and libraries on the national level, go to the Ireland Archives and Libraries page.

Archives[edit | edit source]

British Newspaper Archive (County Carlow)
Website: British Newspaper Archive (County Carlow)

Carlow County Archives
Tullow Street
Telephone: 059 9170094
Website: Carlow County Archives
Website #2: Local Studies

The main functions of Carlow County Archives are to collect archival documents relating to County Carlow and to make them available to the public for research.

County Carlow Genealogy Archives
Website: County Carlow Genealogy Archives

Ireland Genealogy Projects (County Carlow)
Website: Ireland Genealogy Projects (County Carlow)

This website is dedicated to all Carlovian's at home and around the world for without their generous contributions that they have all made to this website, it would not have become one of the largest Irish County websites that it is today. The aim is to bring to life various elements of the Carlow communities by way of its people, heritage, culture, and arts and to acknowledge those who have contributed to its history both past and present.

The Irish Archives (County Carlow)
Website: The Irish Archives (County Carlow)

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Bagenalstown Library
Main Street
Telephone: 059 9129703
Website: Carlow County Libraries
Website #2: Contact Hours
Website #3: Bagenalstown Library

Borris Library
Main St
Knocknagundarragh, Borris
Telephone: 059 9771605/059 9129705
Website: Carlow County Libraries
Website #2: Contact Hours
Website #3: Borris Library

Carlow County Library
Tullow Street
Telephone: 059 9129705
Website: Carlow County Libraries
Website #2: Contact Hours
Website #3: Carlow County Libraries

Tullow Library
New Rd
Templeowen, Tullow
Telephone: 059 9136299
Website: Carlow County Libraries
Website #2: Contact Hours

Museums[edit | edit source]

Carlow County Museum
Carlow Tourist Office
College St
Telephone: 059 913 1554
Website: Carlow County Museum
Website #2: Carlow County Museum

The role of Carlow County Museum is to to collect, preserve, conserve, document, and display the history and material culture of the county. County Museums are significant in that they are a home for a county’s many historic treasures and they become centres for research, education, as well as maintaining high standards of collections care.

St Mullins Heritage Centre
St Mullins
Telephone: 059 8650 503
Website: St Mullins Heritage Centre
Website #2: St Mullins Heritage Centre
Website #3: St Mullins Heritage Centre

The Centre was opened in the 1980s in order to preserve the rich heritage of the townland, by presenting an exhibition which interprets its varied history, and by displaying a collection of artifacts.

Tullow Museum
Bridge St
Tullow Road
Telephone: 087 238 3515
Email #2:
Website: Tullow Museum
Website #2: Tullow Museum
Website #3: Tullow Museum

Tullow Museum features a splendid collection of artefacts, war memorabilia, photographs, and shop items reflecting local history. Our many displays feature collections of local shop and industry items, photographs, genealogy records, and headstone inscription records.

For a list of County Carlow museums, go to List of museums in the Republic of Ireland in Wikipedia. Click on the arrow in the column heading labeled County to make the listing alphabetical by county name beginning with County Carlow.