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Dáil Éireann Collections

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The collections can be searched by keyword, personal name or reference code

View DE/2

The records of DE/2 consist of administrative files of the Dáil Éireann Secretariat.

View DE/4

The records of DE/4 relate to the proceedings of the First and Second Dála including session papers (departmental and committee reports that were submitted in the course of the meetings).

About the Collections

The National Archives, as the official repository of State records, holds a variety of documents relating to the foundational years of the Irish State.

Partnership & Digitisation

A partnership between the National Archives and the Houses of the Oireachtas Service led to the jointly funded digitisation of DE/2 and DE/4.


The Treaty, 1921: Records from the Archives. DE/2 and DE/4 highlights from the exhibition at Dublin Castle and the national tour.