Welcome to churcharchives.ie, the website of the Association for Church Archives of Ireland.

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St. Mary of the Angels, Church Street, Dublin. Courtesy of the Franciscan Archives.

Founded in 1980, the Association aims to promote the care, preservation and use of church archival collections in Ireland. We host workshops, seminars and visits to archives throughout the year. For more information about the Association and becoming a member visit our About the ACAI section.

Keep up to date with our activities on our Events page or via our

Twitter account. Previous issues of our newsletter have been digitised and indexed and are available in our Newsletter section.

Information on Religious Archives in Ireland can be found in our Archives Directory. Documents and images from our member archives are showcased in our Document of the Month page.

Help and advice for archivists and researchers can be found in our Resources section.