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Can you offer information on property records?

We have Tipperary records for Griffiths Valuation, the House & Tenure Books and the Tithe Applotment Books.

Other property valuation records are held by bothe the Valuation Office and the Land Registry Office, and these can be searched at their archive;

Block 2, Irish Life Centre, Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1, D01 E9X0

Tel:         00 353 (0)1-8171035        Email:

Land Registry, Chancery Street, Dublin 7, D07T652

Does Tipperary Studies keep copies of Electoral Registers?

The Library’s collection of electoral registers begins in 1986, though there are gaps in the collection. For earlier lists, contact the following;

National Archives, Bishop Street, Dublin 8

Tel:         00 353 (0)1 4072300

The National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Tel:         00 353 (0)1 6030200

Do you hold records of Civil Births, Deaths and Marriages in your archive?

No. These are held in the following archives;

Family History Research Facility, General Register Office, 1 Werburgh Street, Dublin 2

Tel:         1890 252076

Tipperary North Family History Research Centre, Governor’s House, Kickham Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary

Tel:         00 353 (0)67 33850

Bru Boru Cultural Centre, Rock of Cashel, Cashel, Co. Tipperary

Tel:         00 353 (0)62 61122


Many of these records may now be freely consulted on website  , Births (up to 1915), Marriages (up to 1941) and Deaths (up to 1966)


Do you offer access to Church Baptism and Marriage records?

Catholic Church records up to c. 1880 are available to the public at

For Church of Ireland records, please contact;

RCB Library, Braemor Park, Dublin 14

Tel:         00 353 (0)1 4923979         Email:

Is there access to digital newspapers?

Tipperary Studies offers access to all of the titles available on the Irish Newspaper Archive website, which includes the Nenagh Guardian and Nenagh News, and a number of national titles that date back as far as the Freemans Journal of 1763. Access is also offered to the digital archive of the Irish Times.

Is it necessary to book an appointment?

Whilst it is advisable it is not necessary. However, in order to ensure that we can guarantee you access to a microfilm reader we recommend that a booking be made a day in advance, at 00 353 (0)504 29278.

Does Tipperary Studies undertake full genealogy searches?

Staff will only carry out searches of the genealogical material available in Tipperary Studies. For other material, such as civil registration and church records, you will need to contact the centres listed above. Please note that, due to time constraints, staff cannot spend excessive amounts of time to intensive searches.


Do you undertake newspaper searches?

Provided that we can be given an approximate date (i.e. a year and month) it is possible for us to search newspapers for you, and provide you with either hardcopy or digital copies of same.

What charges are applied by Tipperary Studies?

Members of the public can study all of the material in Tipperary Studies free of charge. However, we do charge for printing at the following rates;

Photocopier A4:                               €0.20

Photocopier A3:                               €0.30

Microfilm A4:                                     €0.35

Microfilm A3:                                    €0.60

Computer Copies B&W:               €0.35

Computer Copies Col.:                  €0.50

Can members of the public borrow from Tipperary Studies?

No. All of the material in Tipperary Studies is for reference on site only, and cannot be borrowed. However, if there is a lending copy of the publication available in any of the County’s library branches we can organise for a copy to be sent to your most convenient Tipperary Library Service branch.

What is Tipperary Studies' copying policy?

Photocopying is subject to certain copyright restrictions. Many of the sources in the Library are in a fragile or vulnerable state, and in the interests of conservation it is not possible to photocopy these. In certain circumstances sources may be scanned or photographed, but this, again, will be determined by the condition of the sources in question.

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