Cheering news for everyone interested in Ireland’s history: the mammoth project to recreate in virtual form the Public Records Office in Dublin’s Four Courts has been officially unveiled. (It can’t be said it’s been completed – indeed, it’s doubtful it ever can be.)
You can read about the destruction of the original archive here.
[Note: this post should have been published in May. For some reason it landed in the “drafts” folder instead.]