Celebrations for the 40th anniversary of ARA Ireland

ARA Ireland welcomed President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins,as guest of honour at an event held in Dublin on 5th Decembertocommemorate the 40th anniversary of the association and its predecessororganisation, the Society of Archivists Ireland.

President of Ireland addresses the 40th anniversary of ARA Ireland

ARA Ireland committee membersThe Archives and Records Association Ireland welcomed President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, as guest of honour at an event held in Dublin on 5th December to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the association and its predecessor organisation, the Society of Archivists Ireland.

Niamh Ní Charra, Communications Officer at ARA Ireland, comments: "Everyone at ARA Ireland was honoured to welcome President Higgins to address the event. He delivered a fantastic speech outlining his support for the association and recognising the work of archivists and the many challenges we face."

You can see photos of the event and read or listen to the President's speech in Irish and English here.