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Military Archives is the place of deposit for the records of the Department of Defence, the Defence Forces and the Army Pensions Board. National Archives Act 1986, (Section 14)

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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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Bureau of Military
History
Timeline

View the timeline for the years 1912, 1913 and 1914.

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The Bureau of
Military History
(1913-1921)

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Image
Identification
Project

Can you help identify people in these Military Archives photos?

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An tÓglach
Magazine
Collection

View and Search the An tÓglach Magazines from 1918 to 1933

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Document of
the Month for
March

Historic Documents from our Collections

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Offline Military Archives Collections

The Military Archives holds a significant volume of material that constitutes an extremely important part of the record of Ireland’s history in the 20th century. Please note that collections may be withdrawn from time to time to facilitate archival processing and to ensure preservation. 

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