Catalogues and Databases

Online Catalogue (Photographs)

Many photographs are catalogued onto the Online Catalogue. The Hogan, Keogh, Tilbrook, Congested Districts Board, Casement and Tuke collections are available in their entirety on the Online Catalogue with digital images attached to the catalogue records.

Sections of the Lawrence, Eason, Valentine, Clonbrock, Clarke, O’Dea, Wiltshire and Independent Newspapers (Ireland) collections have also been catalogued. The majority of these catalogue records also have digital images attached. 

Digital Photographs

The Library has digitised over 33,000 glass plate negatives from the Lawrence Royal and Cabinet, Poole Whole Plate, Independent H, Clarke, Eason, Keogh, Stereo Pairs and Tempest photographic collections. These images are accessible, at a low resolution and with basic information, through the Online Catalogue.

Clonbrock Database

A listing of the Clonbrock Collection which contains over 2,000 glass plates spanning the years 1860-1930. The photographers were members of the Dillon family, Barons Clonbrock, of Ahascragh, Co. Galway. Some photographs have been catalogued and digitised and are availalbe through the Online Catalogue 

Poole Database

A listing of the Poole Collection which contains images taken by the family firm of AH Poole in Waterford during the period 1884-1945.  Note: Over 5,000 photographs from this collection have been digitised and are availalbe through the Online Catalogue 

Printed Lists

Also available for consultation are current collection indexes, and surrogate prints for some of the smaller collections. A number of general reference sources on photography are also available for consultation.

Moorish Bridge on Blackwater, Dromana, Co. Waterford, c.1890 (PI 592).
Moorish Bridge on Blackwater, Dromana, Co. Waterford, c.1890 (PI 592).
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