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Documents of the Month

2009


January Document of the Month (Menu of an official dinner in Áras an Uachtaráin given by President Douglas Hyde, 1940)

 

February Document of the Month (Garda Síochána report regarding a shooting incident in Fort Templebreedy, county Cork, 1940)

 

March Document of the Month (Resolution adopted and passed by the Assembly of the Californian State Legislature concerning St Patrick’s Day, 1963)

 

April Document of the Month (Department of External Affairs memorandum approving the imposition of economic sanctions by the Irish Government against Southern Rhodesia, 1967)

 

May Document of the Month (Letter to the Secretary of the Ministry of Finance relating to an armed robbery which took place in Dunmore East Sub-Post Office, 1923)

 

June Document of the Month (Letter from the Department of the Taoiseach to the Secretary to President Douglas Hyde, informing him of the new government policy of censoring phonecalls between Ireland and wartime Britain, 1940)

 

July Document of the Month (Garda Síochána report regarding the daubing of provocative slogans by five men on the streets of Clogheen, county Tipperary, 1934)

 

August Document of the Month (Letter from the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Royal Dublin Society thanking Taoiseach Jack Lynch for hosting an official dinner in honour of Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, 1967)

 

September Document of the Month (Irish Times newspaper article detailing the unveiling by Phyllis O’Kelly (wife of President Seán T O’Kelly) of a plaque commemorating the centenary of the death of Anne Devlin, housekeeper and conspirator of Robert Emmet, 1951)

 

October Document of the Month (Departmental letter regarding the sighting of a submarine off the Galway coast, 1931)

 

November Document of the Month (Letter from the Secretary of the Football Association of Ireland to the Secretary to the President of Ireland inviting President Douglas Hyde to the forthcoming football match between Ireland and Poland in Dalymount Park, 1938)

 

December Document of the Month (Photograph illustrating ploughing in the grounds of Áras an Uachtaráin, 1942)