Selected records from the National Archives of Ireland

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2012.7
  • RG-89.001
1 Jan 1933 - 31 Dec 1960
Level of Description
  • English
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

16,736 digital images, JPEG

10 microfilm reels,

Archival History

National Archives of Ireland


Under the National Archives of Ireland Act, 1986, all records of Government Departments, including the courts and a range of other bodies, must be preserved and transferred to the National Archives when they are thirty years old, unless their disposal has been specifically authorised by the Director.Thousands of official documents are transferred annually to the National Archives of Ireland by Government Departments and archives of the following Departments and State agencies are available for consultation by members of the public at the National Archives of Ireland.

Scope and Content

Contains selected records from the National Archives of Ireland including records of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary's Office, Department of Justice, and the Department of the Taoiseach (Prime Minister). These records include reports of the German Legations in Berlin and Rome, and the High Commissioners Office in London, regarding immigration and refugees, the situation in Germany and Italy, lists of visas, visa applications, and the Irish Co-ordinating Committee for Refugees.

System of Arrangement

Arrangment is thematic by departments and series.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: National Archives of Ireland


Corporate Bodies



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.