Irish Society for Archives

We exist to promote the place of archives in Irish society


Our Autumn newsletter is due to be published mid-October, calls for content will be issued mid-September.

The 2018 Spring edition of our newsletter is now available to view here.  This edition includes articles on the Ballybit Vessel in Carlow, Jim Herlihy’s new book on the Irish Revenue Police, the Erasmus Smith Schools Archive, the ISA Gate Theatre Seminar and ‘The Archivist and the Historian’ symposium.

The most recent edition of our journal, Irish Archives 2018, dedicated to the 90 year history of ESB was launched in November 2017. Copies are free to our members and can be purchased individually from our editors.

Journal launch




Feis or festival?: The Dublin Feis Ceoil, 1897-1922

Please join us for a lecture by Helen Doyle on the archives of Feis Ceoil on Tuesday April 10th. This lecture will be preceded by the Annual General Meeting of the ISA.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 at Dublin City Library and Archive: 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

AGM 6pm

Lecture 6:30pm

Refreshments will be served.


See here for a report on our last seminar held in February on 90 years of the Gate Theatre.




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