About Limerick Archives

Limerick Archives provides for the collection and preservation of archives relating to Limerick and makes archives available to the public.

The Geary Family examining their family's collection

Archives are the raw material of history and the archives service is committed to preserving and documenting the past to ensure that the history of Limerick is accessible to its citizens.

Limerick Archives has a large collection of material relating to its parent body - Limerick City and County Council and it has also collected archive material relating to older administrations including Limerick Union, Limerick Rural District Council, private papers and collections relating to the commercial and cultural aspects of life in Limerick.

Read the Limerick Archives Acquisition Policy


Our policy is to make collections available digitally, but we also accommodate viewings of collections that have not yet been digitized. If you would like to visit the archives, bookings are by appointment only, and can be made at:  archives@limerick.ie or 061 557293.


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