Information for former Archinfo members: Services & Other Sources of Information
Archinfo was established in 1988 and based in UCD's Architecture and Planning Library at the Richview Campus off the Clonskeagh Road.
After more than 30 years in business Archinfo closed on 20th December 2019.
This website offers some suggestions for alternative sources of information and services to Archinfo.
We sincerely thank all our former customers for their support and business over the past 30 + years.
The Library at Trinity College Dublin provides a historical mapping service
UCD Library Maps Guide : Historic Maps of Dublin libguides.ucd.ie/findingmaps/mapshistDublin
UCD Library Maps Guide : Historic Maps of Ireland - County by County https://libguides.ucd.ie/findingmaps/mapshistoriccounties
OSi National Townland and Historical Map Viewer - instructions on how to use this website can be found in this PDF below:
How to find the date of an OSi six inch or 25 inch historic map
Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) National Townland and Historical Map Viewer allows you view the historic 25 inch and 6 inch mapping series. Instructions are provided in the PDF below and the contents are:
Finding townland names and their boundaries pages 1-5
Finding sheet map numbers pages 6-8
Finding dates for the 6inch & 25inch historic maps pages 9-10
Marking and sharing locations of sites pages 11-13
National Map Services
We are delighted to recommend our fellow OSi Agent, National Map Services, for your current mapping requirements. Eileen Lane and her team have been in business since 1984 and will provide a fast and professional OSi map service.
- National Map Services, South Ring Business Park, Cork.
Contact: Eileen Lane
Opening Hours: 9.30am - 4pm (Mon-Fri)
Tel: 021-4966888 Fax: 021-4966662
OSi Online Map Store
- OSi Online Shop: https://store.osi.ie/
For enquires regarding any of the following:
- annual copyright licences for architects / engineers
- permit numbers
- copyright issues
- questions about correct usage of the once-off copyright licence for digital mapping
Copyright Department, Ordnance Survey Ireland, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8
Phone: (01) 802 5320 or (01) 802 5392
Book Borrowing from UCD Library
The discounted fee for external borrower membership for former Archinfo members will be €250 for the first year of membership (i.e. 2020). This membership can include up to three researchers from a company.
This fee represents a significant discount on the normal cost of membership (Commercial company (per named researcher): €375. Commercial company (2-3 named researchers): €1000.).
The company will be issued with a UCD Library visitor card (a U-CARD). It will be necessary for the company to hold the card, and the card will be required for borrowing. The company will be required to provide an email address on application, all correspondence (recalls, overdues etc.) will be sent to this email address.
External borrowers can borrow from all UCD library sites. The quota is 10 books for 14 days.
The application form for membership can be found at the following link:
The external borrower membership does not include a research query service.
- Last Updated: Jul 6, 2022 1:59 PM
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