The National Monuments Service hosts this excellent website. It includes a monuments database with map links to all of the registered monuments in the Republic of Ireland.
|Bodleian Library Map Room |
The Map Room has an extensive range of books on cartography and GIS. A large selection of atlases are available, together with journals, gazetteers and other reference works.
|An Brainse Logainmneacha/Placenames Branch |
Déanann an Brainse Logainmneacha taighde ar logainmneacha na hÉireann. Soláthraíonn an Brainse foirmeacha oifigiúla Gaeilge de logainmneacha d'eagrais phoiblí nuair a iarrtar iad. Government department responsible for researching Irish placenames and providing Irish placename forms to public bodies on request.
|British Library map collections |
Search or browse the British Library map catalogue.
|Bunachar Logainmneacha na hÉireann/Placenames database of Ireland |
Searchable site run from DCU.
|Griffiths Valuation maps |
The online database has accompanying OS maps showing individual plots in each townland.
|Harvard Map Collection |
Search Harvard's print and digitial map collections.
|National Monments Service |
Includes interactive maps, which zoom up to aerial photograph level. A searchable database lists every national monument in the country.
|Placenames NI - The Northern Ireland Place-Name Project |
Online database, with searchable maps and index, giving the history of the 9,600 townland names of Northern Ireland.
|Ordnance Survey of Ireland Historical Mapping Archive |
The first editition OS 6-inch maps of all parts of Ireland are now available online. Subscription service. There is also a free map viewer on the OSi site, searchable by county, townland name etc.
The Pointer site includes a townland name search facility with accompanying maps and a history of each townland name in Northern Ireland, run by the Northern Ireland Place-name Project.
|Scottish Place-Name Society |
The Society, launched in February 1996, exists for the support of all aspects of toponymic studies in Scotland, and in particular the work of the Scottish Place-Name Database at the University of St. Andrews and the University of Edinburgh.
|Townlands of County Monaghan |
Monaghan County Council's website gives free access to 1:50,000 OS maps and aerial photographs for the county, searchable by townland name.
|Townland Database |
Searchable database listing townlands in every county, giving acreage, barony, civil parish and PLU.
|UK National Archives, early Irish maps |
Early Irish maps from State Papers c.1558 - c.1610, available online at affordable cost.
|Ulster Place-name Society |
The Society is surveying place-names in Ulster and publishes both a journal, Ainm, and stand-alone books giving the results of the areas they have surveyed.
|Taylor and Skinner Road Map of Ireland 1778 |
Colour maps, free website.
"This project has been funded by Cavan-Monaghan Rural Development Co-op under the National Rural Development Programme. Funded by the Irish Government and part-financed by the European Union under the National Development Plan 2000-2006."