Maps and Plans for Counties Mayo, Galway and Sligo 1753–1873

October’s Archive of the Month from the RCB Library returns to the Diocesan Records of Tuam, Killala and Achonry (D5 & D5A), focusing on the extensive collection of maps and plans (1753–1873) which forms an integral part of this important archive. The highlight of this presentation is making these maps and plans freely available in high–resolution images to researchers, historians, and the general public. The Library worked closely with Dr Michael O’Neill who imaged all of the materials and who uploaded them to a pre–existing online platform, the RCB Library’s Architectural Drawings website:

One of the main functions of…

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