The Rev Jonathan Simpson served Portrush Presbyterian Church for well over 50 years as their first minister.  When he came there was a very small congregation and no building.  He visited America four times to raise money in order to […]

The PHSI Library and Archive will be closed from Wednesday 21 December  2016 – Tuesday 3 January 2017 and will be re-opening on WEDNESDAY 4 January 2017. We wish our Members, Researchers and Visitors a joyful  Christmas time and a happy […]

The PHSI Library and Archive will be closed on Tuesday afternoon 15 November 2016  Tuesday 22 November, Wednesday 23 November and Thursday 24 November 2016 and will be re-opening on Tuesday 29 November 2016.

The PHSI Library and Archive will be closed Wednesday 12 October and Thursday 13 October 2016 and will be re-opening on Tuesday 18 October 2016.

Did you know that the Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland has many  second-hand books for sale on its website? These are books that we no longer require. Maybe you have been searching for that book that is long out of […]

Missionaries of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland 1840-1940 Austria Brazil Asians in Britain China France Germany India Indonesia Israel Italy Jamaica Kenya Lebanon Malawi Malaya and Singapore Nepal Spain Syria For further viewing: PCI Foreign Mission in India Presbyterian Mission […]

New Acquisition for the PHSI Library The PHSI library has acquired a copy of the ‘Autobiography of a Country Parson’ by the Rev James Reid Dill, Dromore, Co Tyrone’ (1892). He was born in 1814 in Springfield, Co Donegal and […]

The PHSI Library recently acquired a very large family Bible from Galway Presbyterian Church.  It is the Illustrated Family Bible with original notes by John Kitto and introductions to various Old and New Testament books by the Rev Canon Birks, […]