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Easter Rising and War of Independence IRA pension records released

16 January 2014 Last updated at 18:34 GMT

Military pension records of those who fought in the 1916 Easter Rising and Irish War of Independence are being made available to the public.

Three hundred thousand files relating to 60,000 individuals who received some form of the old IRA pension will be released.

Julie McCullough reports.

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