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# national archives

Last year
National Archives building closed to the public until next week due to damage caused by a leak
IRA threatened to attack Dublin cocktail party marking 1953 coronation, official records show
All time
Records of compensation claims during War of Independence and Civil War to be released
€5 million allocated to digitise and publish 1926 Census data by 2026
Documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts fire to be restored and made public
Kim Jong-un 'love letters' retrieved from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort
'It looks like the State is hiding something': Senior historian decries plan to seal testimony of abuse survivors
Ireland considered sanctions on Gaddafi's Libya over IRA support but was worried about beef
Sinn Féin says rumours Gerry Adams set up Loughall ambush are "utter nonsense"
'Play your war games somewhere else': Anger as submarines caused havoc for Irish fishing industry in 1986
A Donegal child wrote a letter to Garret FitzGerald in 1984 having a sly dig at Charlie Haughey
'A punishment from God's own hand' - the Irish got Biblical in their objections to 1985's contraception law
Government considered using 'AIDS argument' in David Norris gay rights case
John Hume was 'rather blunt' with Margaret Thatcher in secret meeting
This 1940s letter describes the 'decent class' of unmarried mothers who were 'first offenders'
Death rate of babies at Tuam mother and baby home was double the rate of other homes
Here's a letter giving state approval of Tuam mother and baby home
State files removed from National Archive following mother and baby home revelations
1982: A year of tragedy for Irish soldiers in the Lebanon
Column: It’s time to scrap the 30-year rule on State documents
Anne Ferris
Revealed: Ireland's surveillance activities during World War Two
Lives of Irish soldiers unveiled in newly published records
A snapshot of the Irish in World War I
What was it like to take part in 1916 Rising or War of Independence?