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.
Abbey St, Ballypheasan, Roscommon F42 RP49