Maps for Research

Maps for Research

Digital Maps

Historic Mapping from 1760-2013 for South Dublin County and surrounding areas available via historical mapping site

Paper Maps

A wide selection of maps of the South Dublin County area is held at the County Library, Tallaght. For full details, please consult the Map Catalogue.(pdf )

Online Map Resources

Griffith’s Valuation maps
(1852) based on the 1st ed. 6" Ordnance Survey maps are available online at  

Ordnance Survey Ireland Historical Maps Library Viewer

Historical Ordnance Survey maps are now available for online viewing in public libraries only. The images are high-quality and may be printed. The maps may be searched by county, townland or locality. The available maps series are:

6 inch Colour (1834 - 1842)
6 inch Black and White (1834 - 1842)
25 inch Black and White (1834 - 1842)
OSI online Historic Mapping
OSI historic maps are available for viewing online and include 3 series of aerial photography


The Down Survey of Ireland Maps (1656-1658)