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Decade of Centenaries

Our Decade of Centenaries website charts the historical development of Ireland from 1912 to 1923, a decade which was the most turbulent and transformative experienced by Ireland in the 20th century.

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‘Protecting the public record: models of international best practice’ – Seminar 24 June 2021

The National Archives, Ireland hosted an online seminar on June 24th 2021 titled ‘Protecting the public record: models of international best practice’ . The seminar covers a range of areas such as leading change in records management across government, the lifecycle of the public record including the shift towards digital preservation, access to third party records, data protection and GDPR. Each of the speakers present from their own national and legislative context, specifically examining how this impacts on their ability to protect public records and information from the moment of creation.

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Request for Tender: Supply of Archival Quality Boxes
The National Archives is seeking tenders for the supply of Archival Quality Boxes, closing date 19 August. Full details on...


Centenary of the truce, 11 July 1921
On Thursday July, 8th to mark the centenary of the truce, Orlaith McBride, Director of the National Archives, and Antoinette...


Event: ‘Malignant destiny? Recovering the lost collections of the Public Record Office of Ireland’
The National Archives is delighted to announce the sixth talk in its 2021 lecture series ‘Malignant destiny? Recovering the lost...

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