UCD Archives' core function is the curatorship of the archives of the university and the significant institutions which predated its foundation; and of those outstanding collections of private papers and institutional archives acquired and preserved to help document the foundation and development of modern Ireland.
The mission of UCD Archives is to achieve the highest standards in the performance of its core functions:
To identify and preserve collections of archives, papers and manuscripts of national significance, safeguarding the interests of depositors and supporting the teaching and research needs of the university and the wider community.
To identify and preserve those records of the university which are evidence of university functions and which have enduring significance, to support administration and research.
Before his deployment to France in September 1917, Michael Moynihan wrote this letter to his beloved younger brother John. Michael refers to the heavy losses of the 8th (Irish) Battalion of the King’s Liverpool Regiment at the Third Battle of Ypres (Battle of Passchendaele) in August 1917..... Read more.
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