Historical Experience

The members of An Garda Síochána have paralleled the development of Irish history since the foundation of the State in 1922.  As a result, memory documented as part of Capturing Our History interconnects with some of the most significant, controversial and historic episodes, events and people in modern Irish history.  Here, you will hear from retired Gardaí who, as part of their duties with AGS, were witness to key moments in Irish history.