The Irish Manuscripts Commission

The Irish Manuscripts Commission is committed to promoting public awareness of primary source materials and their importance for the history, heritage and culture of Ireland. The Commission is recognised nationally and internationally as a publisher of primary sources for the histories and cultures of Ireland

News View all

An Post postal rates increase

March 1, 2022

In line with the recent price increases by An Post, new shipping rates will come into effect on our online shop from today, 1 March 2022. Most rates within Ireland are unchanged. There are slight increases to international shipping, with the exception of deliveries to France, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium and The Netherlands which have been […]

The Irish religious censuses of the 1760s

March 1, 2022

IMC is delighted to announce the publication of ‘The Irish religious censuses of the 1760s: Catholics and Protestants in eighteenth-century Ireland’ by Brian Gurrin, Kerby A Miller and Liam Kennedy. This publication presents parish-level returns from the two national religious surveys conducted in Ireland during the 1760s — by the hearth-money collectors (1764–5) and the […]

Ireland Reads Campaign 2022

February 22, 2022

IMC is delighted to join in the Ireland Reads campaign to get people reading in the lead up to the national day of reading on Friday 25 February. Ireland Reads — organised by Irish libraries, publishers, booksellers and authors — aims to celebrate reading and all the benefits it can have for well-being and enjoyment. […]

The Irish religious censuses of the 1760s — special offers available for pre-order

February 21, 2022

IMC is delighted to announce the first publication of 2022 — The Irish religious censuses of the 1760s: Catholics and Protestants in eighteenth-century Ireland, edited by Brian Gurrin, Kerby A. Miller and Liam Kennedy —  which will be published at the beginning of March. To mark this occasion we have a range of special offers on our […]