Archives and Education Programme

Archives Services may provide educational resource material, access to archives, talks, presentations and project partnerships to educators and students.

Archives Assessment

Archive Services may assess records held by individuals and organisations to check if they need to be preserved and made available to the public.

Archives Exhibitions

Archive Services may curate and exhibit archives to feature collections, historical events and topics for the public.

Archives Information and Advice

Archive Services may provide information and advice to history and heritage groups and the public on preserving archives, local history and donating archive collections. They use social media and websites to raise awareness of their resources.

Archives Partnership Programmes

Archive Services may organise or take part in events and projects in partnership with other bodies including Creative Ireland, the Decade of Centenaries Programme and EU Peace funded programmes. They also take part in national festivals and events such as Heritage Week, Seachtain na Gaeilge and Bealtaine.

Archives Public Engagement Programme

Archives Services may give talks, presentations and lectures to the public and to history, heritage and other relevant groups, and present papers at conferences.

Archives Publications

Archive Services may publish books, educational resource packs and articles to feature collections, historical events and topics.

Archivist in Residence

Local authorities may engage an archivist to take up a residency for a specified period of time to deliver their Archivist in Residence Programme.

Archivist in Residence Programme

Local authorities, together with an archivist in residence, may run a programme of archive related events for a specified period of time.

Explore Your Archive Week Initiative

Archive Services take part in an annual archive awareness campaign by holding events and activities for community, school and history groups, and the public.

Local Archives Acquisition

Archive Services acquire, buy and accept donations and deposits of archive collections to preserve them, make them available to researchers and put them on public display.

Public Archives Access

Archive Services provide researchers, students and the public supervised access to archives in a dedicated reading room.

Public Records Acquisition

Archive Services may acquire, buy and accept donations and deposits of public records to preserve them and make them accessible to the public.