Web Archive Collections

Please follow the links below to find out more about selected web archive collections.

Referendums                                                                                            Marriage Equality Referendum 2015
A collection of websites relating to the Marriage Equality Referendum held 22 May 2015. Also includes a smaller number of sites relating to the Age of Eligibility for Election to Office of President Referendum and the Carlow-Kilkenny By-Election which both took place on the same date.                                                                                                     Referendums 2011-2015 includes collections of websites relating to the following Irish referendums:
Abolition of Seanad Éireann Referendum and the Court of Appeal Referendum, both held 4 October 2013
Fiscal Stability Treaty Referendum held 31 May 2012
Children Referendum held 10 November 2012
Oireachtas Inquiries Referendum and the Judges' Pay Referendum, both held 27 October 2011.                                                                                              Brexit Referendum 2016-2017
A collection of sites relating to the UK's EU Referendum (Brexit Referendum) held on 23 June 2016.

A number of collections covering elections from 2011 onwards including General Election 2011, Presidential Election 2011, European Elections 2014, By-Elections 2014, Local Elections 2014 and General Election 2016.

Other political collections                                                                                Fine Gael Leadership change 2017

Sinn Féin Leadership change 2018

Collections of websites relating to the annual Budget Submission; these have been collected on an annual basis since 2012.

Local Authorities and Counties
Collections of websites relating to the administrative and geographic regions of Ireland. This includes the websites of all Local Authorities which were archived in 2014. It also includes a collection of websites that were suggested by County Librarians and archived in 2012.

Commemorations and Anniversaries                                                              A number of collections of websites relating to various significant anniversaries and commemorations since 2011.                                                                  Remembering 1916, Recording 2016 is a collection of websites that tell the story of the 2016 commemorations online. Websites include the official Ireland 2016 programme commemorating the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising and also the Irish involvement at the Battle of the Somme.                                   Decade of Centenaries (1912-1922)

Decade of Centenaries 2017

Literary                                                                                                       Collections relating to Irish literature and writers including:
James Joyce
150th Anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats                                               Irish Children's Literature & Illustration
Irish Publishers

Literature and Publishing 2017

Festivals and Events
Collections of websites relating to festivals and events that have taken place nationwide since 2011.

Health and Social Issues
Collections of websites relating to the issues of health and welfare.                                                                                                        Health, Welfare, Housing & the Refugee Crisis 2015

Mother and Baby Home Commission 2017                                               
8th Amendment of the Constitution

8th Amendment of the Constitution 2017

Health and Social Issue 2017

Culture, Genealogy and Sport
A collection of websites relating to culture and creativity in Ireland. This includes:

Cultural Institutions



Irish sports

Irish Sports 2017

Irish Design 2017

 Irish Commentary 2017

Other Collections
Regulars: a number of websites that we have archived on a regular basis since 2012.                                                                                                          State of the Nation

Hurricane Ophelia

Storm Emma

Seasonal Collections:
2012, 2013, 2014 2016, 2017