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O'Brien family histories

Published family histories in book format

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J.F. Ainsworth The Inchiquin Manuscripts Dublin 1960   National Library of Ireland Ir 091 a 1
Mario Belgrano Repatriacion de los restos del general Juan O'Brien, Guerrero de la Independencia Sud Americana Guillermo Kraft Ltda Buenos Aires 1938    
Pedro Pablo Figueroa Vida del General Don Juan O'Brien, Heroe de la Independencia Sud Americana, Irlandes de nacimiento, chileno de adopcion Imprente Mejia, de A. Poblete Garin, Santiago, Chile: 1904    
Damian John Gleeson Irish dusk colonial dawn : the Dooly, Hickey, O'Brien, o'Neill (Neale), O'Toole (Toole) & Ryan septs D. J. Gleeson, Australia 1999 44 p. National Library of Ireland 1B 2669
D.G. Holland The Fitzwilliam, O'Brien and Watson families: history and genealogy Privately printed by the Mercury Litho Co Saint Louis, 1973 137 p National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 f 11
G. & J Latterell Genealogical information on the Bryan/O'Bryan and Fitzgerald families 1981   National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 b 54
W.T Lindsay The O'Briens London 1876    
Jeanne Mullen MacLardy Breen : Samuel Breen & Margaret Murphy of County Carlow, Ireland and their descendants J.M. MacLardy, Oceanside, Calif. : 1993. 89 leaves Library of Congress CS71.O13 1993
Hilary Murphy Families of County Wexford Geography publications Dublin 1986 Compendium of local surname histories National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 m 60
Grania Rachel O'Brien These my friends and forebears: the O'Briens at Dromoland Castle Ballinakella Press Whitegate 1991 259 p. National Library of Ireland iR 9292 O 54
Réamonn Moulton Seán O'Brien Pedigree of the family of O'Brien from the Irish annals, with copious notes and references. London, 1947 Genealogical table Library of Congress CS499 .O2 1947
Ivar O'Brien O'Brien of Thomond : the O'Briens in Irish history, 1500-1865 Phillimore, Chichester, Sussex, England : 1986. 266 p. National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 o 48
Kim O'Brien From island to island : Ireland - Van Diemen's Land, Tasmania, Australia : stories of William Wallace & Mary (nee Thorpe) O'Brien and their descendan O'Brien Shearwater, Tas 2010 943 p. National Library of Australia
R.G. O'Brien Noel, Nova Scotia, and the O'Briens: its inhabitants and descendants New Bedford, Mass. 1925    
Thomas Park O'Brien Brian Boru : his descendants, the O'Briens and others Adams Press, Chicago, Ill. : c1991. 169 p. Library of Congress DA932.2.B74 O27 1991
D. O'Brien History of the O'Briens Batsford London 1946 302p. National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 o 24
Ivar O'Brien Murrough the Burner Murchadh na dTóiteán : a life of Murrough, sixth Baron and first Earl of Inchiquin, 1614-74 Ballinakella Press Whitegate 1991 66 p National Library of Ireland Ir 92 i 23
J. O'Donoghue Historical memoir of the O'Briens : with notes, appendix, and a genealogical table of their several branches / compiled from the Irish annalists Hodges, Smith & Co., Dublin : 1860 551 p., reprint Ruan, Co. Clare : Martin Breen, 2002
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National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 o 1
John E. Phelan The descendants of Brian Boru Emperor of the Irish Midtown Printing, Syracuse, N.Y. : 1998   National Library of Ireland GO 724
Kevin Edgeworth Toohey Toohey : Ireland to Van Diemen's Land thence N.S.W. & QLD. : incorporating the following names, Deneen, Douse, Jenner, O'Brien, Simmons, Timmins, While Toohey Kiama, N.S.W. 147 p National Library of Australia
H. Weir O'Brien people and places Ballinakella Press Whitegate, Co. Clare 1983 86 p. National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 o 44
J.D. Williams History of the name O'Brien Dublin 1977   National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 p 14 (2)
[Unknown] The royal O'Briens, a tribute O'Brien Clan Association Cratloe, Co. Clare 1992   National Library of Ireland Ir 941 p 118 (5)
Dáithí Ó hÓgáin O'Brien : Ó Briain Gill & Macmillan, Dublin : 2003 64 p National Library of Ireland
  Genealogical notes on the O'Briens of Kilcor, Co. Cork 1887    
  A historical profile of the O'Brien, Brien family : the Dalcassians of Ireland. Irish Families Historical Society, New Jersey : c1993 200 p. Library of Congress CS39 .O27 1993
  Irish Roots Belgrave Publications Cork 1992 -   National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 i 5
  Playfair's Family Antiquities, (Earls of Thomond), 2 vols.     National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 o 29


Published family histories in periodical or chapter format

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The Irish Genealogist W. Clare     'The family register of the O'Briens of Ballyporeen, Co. Tipperary' II 1953   308-10 National Library of Ireland Ir 9291 i 2
The Irish Genealogist Lord Dunboyne     'The family of O'Brien Butler' 8, No.1 1990   74-8 National Library of Ireland Ir 9291 i 2
The Irish Genealogist P.I.D. O'Brien     'The Cratloe O'Briens' VI 1980   48-53 National Library of Ireland Ir 9291 i 2
The Irish Genealogist D. O'Brien     'The O'Brien family' I 1939   164-70 National Library of Ireland Ir 9291 i 2
The Irish Genealogist P.I.D. O'Brien     'An O'Brien family in France' 8, No.2 1994   207-209 National Library of Ireland Ir 9291 i 2
Journal of the North Munster Archaeological Society J. Ryan Guy Cork 1909-1915   'The O'Briens in Munster after Clontarf' II 1941   141-52 National Library of Ireland Ir 794105 n 1
Journal of the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society W.B. Steele The society Cork 1892 -   'The genealogy of Lucius O'Brien and Thomas Osborne' N.S.III 1897   11-21 National Library of Ireland Ir 794105 c 1
Journal of the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society W.B. Steele The society Cork 1892 -   'The sept of Mac-I-Brien Ara' N.S. III 1897   10-21 National Library of Ireland Ir 794105 c 1
Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland T.J. Westropp   (Also XXXVIII (1908) 141-159) 'Carrigogunnell Castle and the O'Briens of Pubblebrien in the Co. Limerick' XXXVII 1907   374-92 National Library of Ireland Ir 7941 K 1 (22)



 
O'Brien households by county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1848-64.
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Antrim 21
Armagh 34
Belfast city 16
Carlow 8
Cavan 83
Clare 511
Cork 418
Cork city 50
Derry 32
Donegal 59
Down 20
Dublin 61
Dublin city 110
Fermanagh 30
Galway 169
Kerry 77
Kildare 16
Kilkenny 9
Laois 15
Leitrim 64
Limerick 649
Limerick city 76
Longford 23
Louth 53
Mayo 129
Meath 48
Monaghan 23
Offaly 26
Roscommon 53
Sligo 75
Tipperary 455
Tyrone 63
Waterford 141
Westmeath 13
Wexford 13
Wicklow 7