The latest phase of the project to digitize, catalogue and make available online the RCB Library’s collections of architectural drawings of churches has resulted in the processing of drawings from the western diocese of Tuam
Continuing our commitment to highlight events during the Decade of Commemorations from a Church of Ireland perspective, April’s Archive of the Month provides some analysis of the stories making the headlines in the Church of Ireland Gazette 100 years ago in April 1917.
The RCB Library holds over 60,000 volumes of printed books, many of which have come into its safe custody from members of the Church of Ireland laity, clergy and bishops
The RCB Library has a small but significant collection of architectural drawings of glebe houses from various parts of the country.
The RCB Library holds thousands of unique and distinctive items: parish records, including registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; manuscripts; architectural drawings, and rare books.
Until the mid–nineteenth century, the purchase, rent or assignment of pews within Church of Ireland parishes was not an uncommon practice.
Archive of the Month – November 2016
The List of Church of Ireland Parish Registers has again been extensively revised and updated, and in a collaborative project between the RCB Library and the Irish Genealogical Research Society (IGRS).