Under the terms of the 1993 Local Government Act, Dublin County Council was replaced by the three new Councils of Fingal, South Dublin and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown. The archives of Dublin County Council were transferred to Fingal County Council and the Archives services provided are jointly funded by the three new Councils.
As well as containing the records of the former Dublin County Council, the Archives also contains the records of the Council’s predecessor bodies including Grand Juries and Boards of Guardians as well as many other collections dealing with the development of County Dublin.
Fingal County Council is committed to providing its citizens with a free, accessible, user-friendly, and professional Archives Service. Anyone interested in the history of local government in Dublin County, in family, social, or local history, is encouraged to avail of the services provided by the County Archives. Researchers, both professional and amateur, groups or individuals are welcome to make an appointment to view first hand the original records held in the Archives.
Queries are also welcome by phone, fax, post, or e-mail. Any errors or omissions can be addressed to Colm McQuinn at [email protected].
Fingal Local Studies & Archive Service
Colm McQuinn, Archivist
The following services are free of charge:
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