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Welcome to the PRONI website

Welcome to the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI).  PRONI aims to identify, preserve and make available Northern Ireland's unique archival heritage and community memory.


You can carry out research in PRONI free of charge.  To register you must bring photographic ID to obtain a visitor pass.  You can complete and return your PRONI registration form in advance.  See visiting PRONI for further details on registration and opening hours.
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PRONI would like to wish our friends and visitors a Merry Christmas
and a very Happy New Year
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Customer Notice

PRONI will close at 4.45pm on the following Thursday evenings 4th, 11th and 18th December 2014 and 8th January 2015. PRONI will be closed on the 24th, 25th and 26th December 2014 and 1st January 2015.

What can I do at PRONI?

Annie, Maggie and Connie Cooke-Reference D2412/D/2
Conflict, Change and Transforamtion exhibition touchscreen
Paul McCormack, Nicola McClean and Minister Caral Ni Chuilin at the Ground Zero launch, 2013
Use PRONI's collection of archives
to research your family and local history. Browse our information leaflets, search our online archives and visit our
state of the art new building
Attend talks or events being held throughout the year.
Join our mailing list to ensure you
never miss out on what's happening


PRONI Building  

Irish Language Talk at PRONI

PRONI invites you to a lunchtime talk on The Irish Language and the Foundation of the Northern Ireland State by Liam Andrews at 1.00pm, Wednesday 14 January 2015. Vist our talks and events page for further details.