Friday, 14 June 2013

PRONI reveals G8 tie in exhibition

From the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (

G8: Hall of Documents & Top 10 treasures of PRONI relating to Co. Fermanagh

To mark the 2013 G8 summit taking place at Lough Erne, Co. Fermanagh, PRONI has collected and displayed a range of documents and photographs online relating to the countries and governments involved as well as a list of the Top 10 archives of PRONI relating to Fermanagh.

The exhibition includes letters from Francesco Crispi (Italian Prime Minister 1887-1891 & 1893-96) and Lord Dufferin's Visitors' book from St. Petersburg 1879-1880 demonstrating the vast range and diversity of documents held in PRONI. Please refer to the following link to access the exhibition –

(With thanks to Gavin McMahon)


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