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'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence
# Military Archives
# Military Archives

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence

Feb 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 27,834 Views 48 Comments

The Brigade Activity Files are the latest release by the Military Service Pensions Collection.

Mass graves in Rwanda and trying to break the Jadotville seige: Listen to these pieces of Defence Forces history
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# Military Archives

Mass graves in Rwanda and trying to break the Jadotville seige: Listen to these pieces of Defence Forces history

Dec 31st 2017, 11:10 PM 12,098 Views 6 Comments

The Military Archives’ Oral History Project was launched earlier this year.

IRA spies and 10-year-old dispatch carriers: Inside newly-released military docs
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# Military Archives

IRA spies and 10-year-old dispatch carriers: Inside newly-released military docs

Oct 24th 2017, 6:01 AM 17,995 Views 15 Comments

A new collection of documents relating to the revolutionary period have been released.

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...
# 1916
# 1916

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...

Jan 10th 2016, 7:00 PM 47,825 Views 97 Comments

The GPO Garrison Easter Week, a 30-year labour of love for author Jimmy Wren, aims to say definitively who was present in the landmark building during the seismic events of late April 1916.

How Michael D Higgins's father fought for Irish independence
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# 1916

How Michael D Higgins's father fought for Irish independence

Dec 11th 2015, 6:10 AM 17,181 Views 31 Comments

New documents offer a fascinating insight into the family’s history.

First military census shows pressures faced by 1922 army
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# Michael Collins

First military census shows pressures faced by 1922 army

Nov 13th 2012, 8:23 AM 14,055 Views 20 Comments

Head of the new National Army Michael Collins faced serious administrative challenges as new force took over British barracks.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jan 3rd 2012, 8:05 PM 6,774 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene, a reprieve for the Irishmen who fought Hitler, watch out for 125kmh winds, and more…