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The Desmond Archives
Map Room

 


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Maps and Atlases of Ireland

Ortelius, Map of Eryn, 1573 -- -- Political Map of Ireland (date unknown) -- Perthes, Map of Ireland, 1841, rev. 1850 -- Samuel Lewis, Atlas of Ireland, 1837 -- Philips' Handy Atlas of the Counties of Ireland, 1884  -- P. W. Joyce, Atlas and Cyclopedia of Ireland, 1st U.S. edition, 1905

 

Maps of the Counties and Provinces of Ireland

Map of County Cork (Lewis's Topographical Dictionary, ca. 1837) -- Map of County Kerry (Lewis's Topographical Dictionary, ca. 1837) -- Map of County Limerick (Lewis's Topographical Dictionary, ca. 1837) -- Map of County Tipperary (Lewis's Topographical Dictionary, ca. 1837) -- A New and Correct Map of the Province of Munster, 1786 (from Henry Boswell's The Antiquities of England and Wales)

 

Irish City Maps

Joseph Connor, Map of the City of Cork, 1774 -- Map of the City of Cork, 1872 (from Wilkie's Directory) -- Map of the City of Cork, 1893 (from Guy's Directory)

 

Thematic Maps

Map of Munster, 1610 (showing locations of principal families) -- Taylor and Skinner's Maps of the Roads of Ireland, 1783 -- P. W. Joyce, "County Cork" (Baronies), ca. 1905

 

Gazetteers and Books on the Place Names of Ireland

Daniel Augustus Beaufort, Memoir of a Map of Ireland, 1792 -- Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 2nd ed., vol. 1, 1840 -- Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 2nd ed., vol. 2, 1849 -- P. W. Joyce, Irish Local Names Explained, 1922

 

Links to Geographic Information

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, GeoNames Search (Worldwide)  -- United States Board on Geographic Names -- U.S. Geological Survey -- USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) -- Ordnance Survey Ireland -- Interactive Ordnance Survey Map of Ireland -- Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland -- The IreAtlas Townland Database -- University College Dublin Historic Maps Collection -- Online Searchable Version of Lewis's 1837 Topographical Dictionary of Ireland -- Online Searchable Version of Joyce's Irish Local Names Explained

 

 

 

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