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    Military Service Pensions Collection

    Military Service Pensions Collection

    From 1923, if you wanted to apply for a military pension in a newly independent Ireland, you had to supply detailed information about your service. Because of this, there are almost 300,000 application files in the Military Archives, containing a wealth of first-hand accounts of the Irish Revolutionary Period. Last January, about 3000 of these documents, mostly relating to the Easter Rising, were published on an internet database. This week, the online archive was enhanced further, with records that shed more light on the events of the period. Lorcan Clancy went to the Military Archives at Cathal Brugha Barracks in ...
    The History Show Sunday 8 June 2014 - The History Show - RTÉ Radio 1

    The History Show Sunday 8 June 2014 - The History Show - RTÉ Radio 1

    The Irish and World War One This August will mark the centenary of the start of World War One. We will be commemorating this anniversary on The History Show with special programmes and short items telling the stories of Irish people who were involved in the war. We will also be examining what was happening here during these turbulent years. Do you have relatives who were involved in the First World War? We would like to hear their stories. Email:


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