Decies. Journal of the Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society

Waterford County Library has undertaken, in partnership with The Waterford Archaeological and Historical Decies57_versoSociety, to digitise and publish volumes of Decies online. Completed volumes will be published at intervals during the course of 2009. This will  provide full public access to a resource that remains an essential refernce point for all those interested in Waterford Studies.

Check this section for updates on the project and publishing schedules. Most volumes are now available to browse, and all feature:

  • Fully bookmarked PDF volumes
  • Full volume searchability
  • Indexing of all contributors and articles
  • Accessible through Library Catalogue and Library Website

Contact us by email at if you:

  • Are interested in articles listed but not yet published online
  • Have difficulties in opening files or accessing articles

Using Journals and Articles

How do I download an article?
In order to view PDF files, we recommend that you download the newest version of Adobe Reader. This software is available free of charge.
On a Journal page, select the PDF link.Your article should open in the browser of your chosen PDF reader. 
Tip: Setting your PDF reader to open PDF files in your browser removes steps from downloading, saving, and printing articles. Setting this option is usually available in an Internet Preferences section of your PDF reader.

How do I print an article?
Once the article PDF is visible on your monitor, select "Print" from your PDF reader's File menu to print your article.
You can also print by selecting the print icon from your PDF reader's toolbar.

Is there a limit to how many Journals/Artcles I can download and print?
According to Waterford County Library's Terms and Conditions, you may download one copy of an article for your personal use.

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