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Invaluable Irish Archives Burnt During 1922 Civil War Retrieved

Irish records once thought lost forever have been successfully recreated and will be available online by 2022.

In June 1922, a massive explosion during the Irish Civil War destroyed the Public Records Office attached to Dublin’s Four Courts. Documents representing hundreds of years of history, including 19th century census records, centuries of Church of Ireland parish records, and thousands of wills and title deeds, were destroyed in the fire.

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