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Military Service Pensions Collection Blog

4 August 2017. A new blog is available to view from the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection. This blog is to keep users up to date with stories and themes that have emerged and been brought to light by...


To progress the moving of further extensive collections into our storage facility and the completion of a number of long-standing projects, the Reading Room will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC from 24th April to 31st May 2017,...

image description04th January 2017 - Annual File Release 2017

The Military Archives has now released its 1986 catalogue of files released under the ‘30 year rule.’ The files are drawn from the Office of the Chief of Staff, Air Corps Headquarters, Naval Service Headquarters, Office of the...

image descriptionHappy New Year from all the Military Archives staff!

While there are still important historical commemorations to be observed this year, for us, 2017 will also be about consolidating and upgrading our services and resources for the researching public, following all the work leading...

image descriptionDublin Festival of History 2016

Military Archives is delighted to participate in Dublin Festival of History 2016, which is running from 23 September to 8 October 2016.  Members of the public are welcome to...

image descriptionHeritage Week 2016 Military Archives Lectures and Tours

The staff of Military Archives are pleased to take part in Heritage week 2016! Lectures (duration 40 mins) and tours (duration 20 mins) are due to take place at set times in Military Archives on Friday 26th August,...

image descriptionFiles of a further 9 Easter Rising Veterans released

The MSPC has released the files of a further nine 1916 Easter Rising Veterans. The files are available now for viewing. This brings the total number of 1916 veterans with files in the collection to 2,594.

image descriptionRelease of the particulars of the 1916 leaders executed

The list shows the following particulars: name, address, organisation, rank, unit, civilian occupation, cause and place of death as well as file references in the collection

image descriptionRelease of the Roll of Honour

1916 Roll of Honour now released

image descriptionMilitary Archives Reading Room Closure

The Military Archives will be moving to a new purpose-built facility within Cathal Brugha Barracks in 2016 which will provide state of the art storage and services for our collections and for our researchers respectively. ...

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