Useful Sources

This page contains information on various resources which would be useful when researching local history. It will continue to be updated over the coming months.


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Books about Coolock & Artane:

Green Fields Gone Forever, the story of the Coolock & Artane area – Douglas S. Appleyard (1985)

In and out of school : over two centuries of Coolock and Raheny schools Douglas S. Appleyard (1989)

Here lyeth… : a record and description of the graveyards of Grange Abbey, Raheny, Coolock and Kilbarrack and a summary of the history of these parishesGrange Abbey Restoration Committee (1987)


Books which feature Coolock and Artane:

The History of the County of Dublin – John D’Alton (1838) (Digitised version available: see entries for Coolock & Artane)

Short histories of Dublin Parishes: Part 14, Parishes of Clontarf, Fairview, Coolock and Glasnevin –  Most Rev. N. Donnelly D.D. (1917)

Dublin, 1950-1970: Houses, flats and high-rise – Joseph Brady (2016)


Digital resources:

Dublin City Libraries Photograph Collections:

National Folklore Archive Photograph Collections:

Irish Newspaper Archives:

British Newspaper Archive:

Britain from Above: (search for Clow Tarf Estates)

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