Fonds RRDC33 - Records of Roscrea Rural District No: 2

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Records of Roscrea Rural District No: 2


  • 1899 - 1917 (Creation)

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6 Books
1 List
3 Printed Material items (over-sized)

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Name of creator

(1898 - 1925)

Administrative history

Rural district councils were created through the Local Government (Ireland) Act, 1898, and were eventually abolished after the partition of Ireland, by the Local Government Act of 1925.
The first meeting of the Roscrea Rural District Council No. 2 was held on Saturday 15th of April, 1899, in the boardroom of the Union Workhouse, Roscrea.

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6 Minute Books -
RRDC33/1/1: April 1899 - February 1901
RRDC33/1/2: March 1901 - May 1905
RRDC33/1/3: June 1905 - February 1908
RRDC33/1/4: March 1908 - January 1911
RRDC33/1/5: January 1911 - November 1913
RRDC33/1/6: December 1913 - March 1917

1 List of Meeting dates -
RRDC33/1/7: taken from RRDC33/1/1-6 Minute Books.

1 Printed Material item -
RRDC33/2: 1898. Featuring a 'Local Government (1) Act, 1898. Adjustments. Portion of the Poor Law Union of Roscrea situated in the King's Co. Order made... adjusting certain balances shown in the final account of the Guardians... before the Local Government (Ireland) Act, 1898, came into operation'.

1 Printed Material Poster -
RRDC33/3: 22 October 1911. Featuring a 'list of applications made by notice of motion for new works or involving new contracts for the quarter ended 31 September 1911, etc.'

1 Printed Material Notice -
RRDC33/4: 31 October 1912. Featuring a 'notice... to receive tenders... for works, 31 October, 1912'.

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RRDC33 is arranged as follows:
RRDC33/1/1-6: Minute Books
RRDC33/1/7: List of meeting dates from Minute Books RRDC33/1/1-6
RRDC33/2: Printed Material Item
RRDC33/3: Printed Material Poster
RRDC33/4: Printed Material Notice

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By appointment only. Contact Offaly Archives at [email protected]

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May be reproduced in accordance with provisions of the Copyright and Related Rights Act (2000). No reproduction online, in print or broadcast without the express permission of copyright holder.

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  • English

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Finding aids

Michael Murphy, Anne Coughlan and Gráinne Doran, 'Grand Jury to Áras An Chontae', (Jetprint: Tullamore, 2003).

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Michael Murphy, Anne Coughlan and Gráinne Doran, 'Grand Jury to Áras An Chontae', (Jetprint: Tullamore, 2003).

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June 2019, Erin Sears




Michael Murphy, Anne Coughlan and Gráinne Doran, 'Grand Jury to Áras An Chontae', (Jetprint: Tullamore, 2003).

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