Irish Jesuit Archives

Welcome to the catalogue of archival descriptions relating to the Jesuits (Society of Jesus) in Ireland from 1575 onwards. This includes material on administration, chaplaincy, education, individual Jesuits, the MacErlean Transcripts (1527-1774), missions and residences. Due to COVID-19, the archives are closed however, we are endeavouring to make archival material discoverable online via this catalogue. Use the search box with names or keywords to find particular records, the browse option or Collection, Name, Subject and Place.

This catalogue, is still very much in preparation stage, and a guide to searching and glossary to Jesuit terms will be forthcoming (April 2020). Please contact the archivist, with any archival queries.


Irish Script on Screen, ISOS has digitised three of the nine 'lámhscríbhinn Ghaeilge i gcartlann na nÍosánach'.

ARSI (Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu), the archives of the central government for the worldwide Society of Jesus.