In branch services

The following online resources are only accessible in our library branches. Please contact your local library to book a session or to find out more information: is an online database of Irish companies with over 130,000 companies listed. enables you to pinpoint specific target markets that are relevant to your business by filtering by location, size, industry sector and executive contact. is available in dlr Lexicon library only.  Please ask library staff for access.

Find My Past

This is the world's most comprehensive Irish family history website, based in Dublin, providing easy-to-search, online access to some of the most significant Irish records that have ever been made available. Find My Past gives dlr library members access to the 'Ireland Collection' which is the largest collection of Irish family records online (over 100 million) with additional records also available from the 'World Collection'.

Irish Newspaper Archives
The world’s largest online database of Irish newspapers. Includes many of Ireland's leading national, regional and out of print titles from the 1700s to the present. Includes a link to the resource 'Radical Newspapers'.

Irish Times Archive
Searchable archives of The Irish Times back to 1859. Contains over 16 million articles.

Please note: While both the Irish Times Archive and the Web version of the Irish Times are working fine, the Irish Times ePaper is currently unavailable at our branches - the Irish Times are working to restore our access.

Ordnance Survey Ireland
Historical maps available to view online. Searchable by county, townland or locality.

JSTOR provides access to academic journal articles, books and primary sources. The only subject fully available on our public PCs is Irish Studies, covering approximately 49 journals and 62 books. 

Please note that in response to the Covid-19 crisis, JSTOR has expanded free access to users in general - see their website for details.


Online portal for Open Access Irish research publications.