To be recognised as a casualty one had to be proven to be :
- A member of the Forces as set out in legislation: - the Irish Volunteers, Irish Citizen Army, Na Fianna Eireann, the Hibernian Rifles and Cumann na mBan.
- Proven to have been on active service
- To have been killed or wounded in the course of his duty
- Death not due to any serious negligence or misconduct
- To have died within three years of having received a wound provided the death was solely due to such wound.
In addition, a list of 'particulars' concerning the 16 executed Leaders of the Easter Rising can now be downloaded.
* In accordance with the provisions of the Army Pensions Acts 1923, 1927 and 1932 and the Military Service Pensions Acts 1924, 1934 and 1949.