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Photograph of British delegate Sir Gordon Hewart.


High-quality Adobe Acrobat .pdf versions of some of the components of the exhibition can be downloaded by clicking on the file titles below. An internet broadband connection is recommended to facilitate download as two of the files exceed 30MB.


Note: The Irish delegates’ biographies are reproduced gratis from the Dictionary of Irish Biography courtesy of Cambridge University Press while those of their British counterparts are reproduced gratis from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography courtesy of Oxford University Press. We are grateful to the staff of both companies for their kind generosity and contribution to our online exhibition.



Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921


Anglo-Irish Treaty, 6 December 1921 – download



Dáil Éireann Cabinet minutes (1919–1922)


DE/1/1 (26 April–19 September 1919) – download

DE/1/2 (26 September 1919–15 September 1920) – download (32MB)


DE/1/3 (24 September 1920–8 December 1921) – download (32MB)


DE/1/4 (11 January–28 April 1922) – download




British delegates’ biographies


Lord Birkenhead (FE Smith) – download


Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain – download


Sir Winston Churchill – download


Sir Hamar Greenwood – download


Sir Gordon Hewart – download


David Lloyd George – download


Sir Laming Worthington-Evans – download



British secretaries’ biographies


Lionel Curtis – download


Thomas Jones – download



Irish delegates’ biographies


Robert Barton – download


Michael Collins – download


George Gavan Duffy – download


Éamonn Duggan – download


Arthur Griffith – download



Irish secretaries’ biographies


John Chartres – download


Erskine Childers – download


Fionán Lynch – download


Diarmuid O’Hegarty – download



Irish Cabinet ministers’ biographies


Cathal Brugha – download

WT Cosgrave – download


Éamon de Valera – download


Austin Stack – download