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Where either a full finding aid or a simple general description of a collection is given online, but an appointment in the reading room will be necessary to view the original records.

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If your query relates to the service of a family member or ancestor:
please include details of where and when the person served (including whether Army, Naval Service or Air Corps) and unit, if known, as well as date of birth, service number and contemporary home address

If your query relates to previously published sources from the Military Archives or those which cite the Military Archives:
please include the exact file reference (if known), date of publication, author and title.

The preferred method of contact is via this web form.
Alternatively, you can also email us, post a letter - see below, or phone us on 00353 (0)1 8046457

Email

militaryarchives@defenceforces.ie

Before contacting the Military Archives, please review our FAQ section to see if your question has already been answered.

We are currently responding to email queries within 72 hours.

Post

Address postal queries to:

Officer in Charge,
Military Archives,
Cathal Brugha Bks,
Rathmines,
Dublin 6.