The National Archives of Ireland has issued three Invitation to Tenders today relating to the Post-Truce Finance Compensation Files. The contracts, for a Preservation Assistant, a Project Assistant (Data Input) and a Project Supervisor (Data input and coordination of work) will start in February 2015 and run through to the end of November.
This collection of files deals with claims for compensation for loss of or damage to property that occurred as a result of military action between July 1921 and March 1923, under the Damage to Property (Compensation) Act, 1923. Claims relating to property in counties Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Longford and Louth are already catalogued on the website.
Full details of the job and person specifications can be found on the NAI website or by clicking the links above (pdf download). The application closing date for each position is 23 January 2015,