FAQs

 
Which of the professions are represented in the collection?

There is a small collection of objects relating to dentistry and medicine, as well as some legal papers. 


What areas of Irish commercial activity are being sought by the Museum for the collection?

The Museum is most interested in collecting tobacco related objects; product packaging; objects relating to mills and milling; and mart and co-op related objects.

Where can I find information about a specific business or shop?

Though the Museum has a small quantity of shop ledgers, invoices and receipts, the National ArchivesLinks to external website is the main repository of the paper-based resources used for such research. The National LibraryLinks to external website holds a large range of commercial and trades directories from the 20th Century, and an extensive collection of local histories.

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