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

County Limerick Genealogy Archives
Website: County Limerick Genealogy Archives

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

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

Limerick County Council Archives
Limerick Archives
Merchant’s Quay, Limerick
Telephone: 061 556535
Email: archives@limerick.ie
Website: Limerick County Council Archives
Website #2: Limerick County Council Archives

Our archive collections provide a window to the past and allow for the people of Limerick- and further afield- to experience the history of the city and county through our immersive records.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Abbeyfeale Library
Bridge St
Abbeyfeale West
Abbeyfeale
Telephone: 068 32488
Email: abbeyfealelibrary@limerick.ie
Email #2: abbeyfealelibrary@eircom.net
Website: Abbeyfeale Library
Website #2: Abbeyfeale Library
Website #3: Abbeyfeale Library

Adare Library
Main St
Blackabbey
Adare
Telephone: 061 396 822
Email: adarelibrary@limerick.ie
Email #2: adarelibrary@excite.com
Website: Adare Library
Website #2: Adare Library

Broadford Carnegie Library
1 Main St
Tullaha
Five Roads
Broadford
Website: Broadford Carnegie Library

Cappamore Library
Gortnascarry
Murroe
Cappamore
Telephone: 061 381 586
Email: cappamorelibrary@limerick.ie
Email #2: cappamorelib@excite.com
Website: Cappamore Library
Website #2: Cappamore Library

Dooradoyle Library
Crescent Shopping Centre
Dooradoyle Rd
Dooradoyle V94 AP03
Telephone: 061 556 860/496 860
Email: dooradoylelibrary@limerick.ie
Website: Dooradoyle Library
Website #2: Dooradoyle Library

Foynes Library
Main St
Corgrig
Foynes
Telephone: 069 65365
Email: foyneslibrary@limerick.ie
Email #2: foyneslib@eircom.net
Website: Foynes Library
Website #2: Foynes Library

Glucksman Library
University of Limerick
Plassey Park Rd
Sreelane
Castletroy V94 T9PX
Telephone: 061 202166
Email: libinfo@ul.ie
Website: Glucksman Library
Website #2: Glucksman Library

Kilmallock Library
Aras Mainchi Seoighe
Kilmallock
Telephone: 061 556 160/063 20 30 6
Email: kilmallocklibrary@limerick.ie
Email #2: kilmallocklibrary@excite.com
Website: Kilmallock Library
Website #2: Kilmallock Library
Website #3: Kilmallock Library

Limerick City Library (formerly the Granary Library)
The Granary
Michael Street
Limerick
Telephone: 061 557 510/407 510
Email: granarylibrary@limerick.ie
Email #2: citylib@limerickcity.ie
Website: Limerick City Library
Website #2: Limerick City Library
Website #3: Limerick City Library
Website #4: Limerick City Library Catalogue

Newcastle West Library
Gortboy
Newcastle West
Telephone: 069 62273
Email: newcastlewestlibrary@limerick.ie
Email #2: newcastlewest@excite.com
Website: Newcastle West Library
Website #2: Newcastle West Library
Website #3: Newcastle West Library

Rathkeale Library
New Line
Englishtenements
Rathkeale
Telephone: 069 64505
Email: rathkealelibrary@limerick.ie
Email #2: newcastlewest@excite.com
Website: Rathkeale Library
Website #2: Rathkeale Library

Watch House Cross Community Library
Watch House Cross Shopping Centre
Moyross
Limerick City
Telephone: 061 557 726/457 726
Email: patricia.cusack@limerick.ie
Website: Watch House Cross Community Library
Website #2: Watch House Cross Community Library
Website #3: Watch House Cross Community Library

Museum[edit | edit source]

Limerick City Museum (formerly the Jim Kemmy Municipal Museum)
The Old Franciscan Friary
Henry St
Limerick
Telephone: 061 557 740/407136
Email: museum@limerick.ie
Website: Limerick City Museum
Website #2: Jim Kemmy Municipal Museum
Website #3: Limerick City Museum

Limerick Museum houses one of the largest collections of any Irish museum. Established in 1916, the museum is the oldest local authority museum in the state and with nearly 60,000 objects and its aim is to collect, preserve and display objects that tell the story of Limerick and its people.

For a list of County Limerick 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.