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    Why was this Census taken?

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The 90th Anniversary of the carrying out of the Army Census occured on 12th/13th November 2012. The Census returns are a valuable source of information on any person serving in the National Army in November 1922 and as such are of particular use to readers working on genealogical queries.


Cadet School Photo Gallery

The official photographs of all Cadet Classes from the 1st Cadet Class in 1928 to the 88th Cadet Class in 2013 are now available to view on the Military Archives Photo Gallery. Located within the Military College, the Cadet...[Read more]

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About the Collection

Irish Army Census Project

The Census collection consists of 10 volumes of Census Returns bound in leather and card and arranged alphabetically by post. In the past access to the collection has been limited by their size and location – unless a researcher knew what post a particular soldier served in there was no way to search the volumes without reading each individual entry




Spotlight - Philip Conran Archive

Philip Conran Archive

The Military Archives is pleased to present the private library of aviation historian, Philip Conran. 

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