The Dublin Port Archive covers the history of the Port from 1707, offering a unique insight into how Dublin Port shaped Dublin City. The Archive is comprised of 75,000 photographs, 30,000 engineering drawings, 600 historical registers, yearbooks dating back to 1926 along with a ‘Name Book’ for employees from 1906 to 1925. The full collections from the Archive are currently being catalogued but the Digital Archive is an online resource containing examples from a variety of the collections. 

Access & Copyright: We are committed to making the Dublin Port Archive collections accessible to the public and encourage the use of images and other information to help engage and educate. We ask users to respect copyright rules. Learn more HERE 

Select a collection below and delve into Dublin Port’s rich history!

Dublin Port Collections

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