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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.

What can I do at PRONI?

Use PRONI's collection of archives
to research your family and local history. Browse our information leaflets, search our online archives and visit PRONI.
Attend talks or events being held throughout the year.  You can also plan group visits.  Join our mailing list to ensure you never miss out on what's happening.



"Stand Up and Be Counted!"

Does ‘having the right to vote’ and ‘democracy’ mean the same thing?
Cafe-conversation style workshop exploring suffrage in relation to gender, citizenship and democracy - past, present and future.
Jointly organised by PRONI, Community Relations Council and the Ethical and Shared Remembering project, this event is aimed at community group members and facilitators.
Visit our talks and events page for further details