Clubs, Societies, Trade Unions

Club, Society and Trade Union Archives

These archives often include members' registers, board/committee minutes, financial accounts and correspondence. Records relating to clubs and societies are also to be found in other types of collections, such as, personal and family papers, local government archives and business records.

Examples of some of the archives of clubs, societies and trade unions held by Cork City and County Archives

  • Amalgamated Engineers Union (A.E.U) 1925-1990
  • Ancient Order of Hibernians, Crosshaven 28 Jan 1910 - 3 May 1915
  • Communications Workers Union, Cork Branch (1959) 1966 - 1990 
  • Cork Catholic Young Men's Society 1882-1960
  • Cork Children's Fresh Air Fund Association 1932 - 1984
  • Cork Civic Party 13 Jun 1946 - 28 Dec 1948
  • Cork Community Development Institute 1972-1996
  • Cork Constitution Rugby Football Club 1892-1993
  • Cork Coopers’ Society 1870-1965
  • Cork Council of Trade Unions,  1915 - 1988
  • Cork County Club 1837-1989
  • Cork County Cricket Club 1873 - 1990
  • Cork Grafton Club 1888-1939
  • Cork Industrial Development Association 1909-1919
  • Cork Literary and Scientific Society 1816 - c1975
  • Cork Master Tailors Association May 1897 - Mar 1964
  • Cork Mountaineering Club c 1975 - 1990
  • Cork Newsboys' Club  1942 - 1957 
  • Cork Protestant Orphan Society 1855 - 1899
  • Cork Preservation Society  1962-1991  
  • Cork Shakespearian Society  1894 - 1901
  • Cork Stonemasons Union 1882-1990 
  • Cork Typographical Society Records 1806-1968
  • Cork Freemasons' Lodges, various, 1700s - 1900s (access restriction applies)
  • Indigent Roomkeepers Society of the City of Cork 1888, 1945-1955
  • Irish Guild of St.Luke and SS. Cosmas and Damian (Cork Branch) 1934-1968 
  • Irish Medical Association Cork Branch 19 Jul 1902 - 5 Mar 1918
  • Irish National Teachers' Organisation (INTO) Scrapbooks 1965-1971
  • Irish Transport and General Workers Union (ITGWU) Cork Branch 29 Nov 1920 - 29 Mar 1922
  • Irish Volunteers Cork Corps Membership 1913-14 (in the Liam de Roiste collection)
  • Mallow Club 1896-1908
  • Munster Dairy School and Agricultural Society 1809-1843
  • Old I.R.A. Men's Association (Cork County) (1923) 1935-1937 
  • Operative Plasterers and Allied Trades Society (Cork Branch) 1898-1990
  • Richard Dowden personal archive, ephemera and records from various Cork societies and organisations- 1800s
  • Sick Poor Society, Cork (North Parish) 1820-2000 
  • National Union of Sheet Metal Workers of Ireland, Cork Branch 1954-1990
  • Sinn Fein meeting, Macroom, Royal Irish Constabulary File 1919  
  • Skiddy’s Alms House 5 July 1809-31 October 1843‌
  • Technical, Engineering and Electrical Union Records Cork Branch 1920 - 1994
  • Thomas Hewitt personal archive, ephemera and records from various Cork societies and organisations- 1800s

 

Stonemasons Union parade 1950s
Photo, Stonemasons Union parade 1950s