Canon Patrick Power Collection

Patrick Power

An item from the Patrick Power Collection

UCD Library Special Collections holds the Canon Patrick Power Collection, which relates to Catholic Ireland and general Irish history of the 16th-19th centuries.

The Collection

  • This collection of books from the library of Canon Patrick Power contains rare and early editions from the 16th-19th centuries, relating to Catholic Ireland and general Irish history of that period.
  • It was purchased in 1948 and funded by Arthur Cox in memory of his father, Dr Michael Cox. This is marked by a bookplate in each of the books.

Access and Use

The collections can be consulted by the students and staff of UCD, and by external users, in the Special Collections Reading Room.

More Information

Find material in the collection:
  • Use The Library Catalogue  to key in Patrick Power
  • When you get a results screen select Special Collections from Location option in the left panel

Find information on Patrick Power in the Dictionary of Irish Biography (UCD only).