Archival Collections

Archives are collections of documents or 'records' that have been selected for permanent preservation because of their value as evidence or as a source for historical or other research. The Archival Collections at the LexIcon are housed as part of dlr Local Studies (Level 5). As per the dlr Local Studies Guidelines 2015-2019, material is acquired by:

  • Purchase
  • Donation
  • Generation/Commission

The Archival Collections currently available for consultation (listed below) can be viewed at the LexIcon by appointment only. To make an appointment, please email or phone (01) 280 1147.


Archival Collections currently available for consultation

DLR/AG - Arthur E. Guinness Photograph Album

DLR/CK/P1 – Christ the King Committee Papers

DLR/CSC – Charles Stanley Cuthbert, Diary of a WW1 Soldier

DLR/CYC – Dún Laoghaire Cycling Week

DLR/DLBHS - Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society – Millennium Project

DLR/DLSF - Dún Laoghaire Summer Festival

DLR/DOM – Dominican Convents, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

DLR/FOF – F.M. O’Flanagan – Recorder of Dalkey Collection

DLR/FLHC – Foxrock Local History Club

DLR/LIB - Dún Laoghaire Libraries Administrative Archive

DLR/MIC – St Michael's Church, Dún Laoghaire

DLR/PAV - The Pavilion Theatre

DLR/REV - Dún Laoghaire Revolutionary Period Collection

DLR/SBC - Seapoint Boat Club

DLR/SC - Scotts Footwear Specialists

DLR/SCG - Swimming Clubs and Galas

DLR/SHSH - The Shankill-Shankill Project

DLR/SPEC – Special Collections

DLR/VH – Veronica Heywood Collection