Cork Local History Links


Cork Corporation Official website of Cork Corporation including a complete list of Lord Mayors, history of Cork's fire service, city maps, future development etc.

Heritage Sites

Cork Vision Centre Model of the city, Photographs, Exhibitions, all in the restored St. Peter's church
Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story, emigration, local history and genealogy service
Ballincollig Gunpowder mills History of the Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills
Cork City Gaol History of the city Gaol situated at Sundays Well, Cork


St. Finbarr's South

South Parish Website includes a brief history and parish records contact information

National and International Sources

National Archive of Ireland Transportation to Australia database and other resources from the National Archive
Ellis Island Searchable Database of emigrants who passed through Ellis Island
LDS Family Search Database of family history information and publications from the Church of Latter Day Saints
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Database with the location of graves or memorials to allied servicemen killed during the two world wars, some genealogical information and a commemorative certificate


Cork Genealogical Society Schedule of Meetings, Members links, Journal details etc.
Cork Historical and Archaeological Society The society was founded in 1891 for the collection, preservation and diffusion of all available information regarding the City and County of Cork. Journal published annaully.