Cavan Local Studies

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Guide to our Collection

Johnston Central Library is home to the single most important resource for the study of the history, literature, and culture of Cavan ...

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Genealogy / Family History

Before you begin researching your family history, familiarise yourself with the resources available ...

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Places in Cavan

West Breifne was under O’Rourke control while East Breifne was ruled by the O’Reilly's ...

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Bishop MacKiernan Collection

The library of Bishop Francis J. MacKiernan consists of more than 2,000 volumes ...

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'Mapping is fundamental to the process of lending order to the world.' - Robert Rundstrum.

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Cavan Biography

Our aim is to highlight the significant contribution of people to the written history, literature and culture of the county, and further afield ...