The following is the list of books given as the present sources of history:
Some of the original sources of Irish History. Ancient Irish times.
Annals of Tigernach, abbot of Clonmacnoise, from A.D. 200 to his death, 1188, partly compiled from writers of the eighth, seventh, and sixth centuries. Lives of St. Patrick, St. Columbanus, etc.
Annals of the Four Masters, from the earliest times to 1616. Other Annals, such as those of Innisfallen, Ulster, Boyle, etc. Publications of the Irish Archaeological Society, Danish and Icelandic Annals.
English Invasion and the Pale.
Gerald de Barri, surnamed Cambrensis, Topography and Conquest of Ireland. Four Masters. Tracts in Harris's Hibernica. Campion's, Hanmer's, Marlborough's, Camden's, Holingshed's, Stanihurst's, and Ware's Histories. Hardiman's Statutes of Kilkenny.
Henry VIII and Elizabeth.Harris's Ware. O'Sullivan's Catholic History. Four Masters. Spencer's View. Sir G. Carew's Pacata Hibernia. State Papers, Temp. H. VIII. Fynes Moryson's Itinerary. James I.Harris's Hibernica. Sir John Davies' Tracts.
Charles I.Strafford's Letters. Carte's Life of Ormond. Lodge's Desiderata. Clarendon's Rebellion. Tichborne's Drogheda. State Trials. Rinuccini's Letters. Pamphlets. Castlehaven's Memoirs. Clanrickarde's Memoirs. Peter Walsh. Sir J. Temple.
Charles II.Lord Orrery's Letters. Essex's Letters.
James II. and William III.King's State of the Protestants, and Lesley's Answer. The Green Book. Statutes of James's Parliament, in Dublin Magazine, 1843. Clarendon's Letters. Rawdon Papers. Tracts. Molyneux's Case of Ireland.
George I. and II.Swift's Life. Lucas's Tracts. Howard's Cases under Popery Laws. O'Leary's Tracts. Boulter's Letters. O'Connor's and Parnell's Irish Catholics. Foreman on The Brigade.
George III.Grattan's and Curran's Speeches and LivesMemoirs of Charlemont. Wilson's Volunteers. Barrington's Rise and Fall. Wolfe Tone's Memoirs. Moore's Fitzgerald, Wyse's Catholic Association. Madden's United Irishmen. Hay, Teeling, etc., on '98. Tracts. MacNevin's State Trials. O'Connell's and Sheil's Speeches. Plowden's History.
Compilations. Moore. M'Geoghegan. Curry's Civil Wars. Carey's Vindiciae. O'Connell's Ireland. Leland.
Current Authorities. The Acts of Parliament. Lords' and Commons' Journals and Debates. Lynch's Legal Institutions.
Antiquities, Dress, Arms. Royal Irish Academy's Transactions and Museum, Walker's Irish Bards, British Costume, in Library of Entertaining Knowledge.