Iris Oifigiúil

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Iris Oifigiúil (Irish pronunciation: [ˈirʲəʃ ˈefʲəɡʲuːlʲ]; Official Journal) replaced The Dublin Gazette on 31 January 1922 as the official gazette of the transitional Provisional Government of Southern Ireland. This government created the Irish Free State in December 1922, the state which has since become known as Ireland.

Iris Oifigiúil is sometimes referred to as the Irish State Gazette in English and has been issued twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays since 1922. Prima facie evidence on notices of government business are published in the newspaper; these include orders, rules, and proclamations.

The paper is published as a hard copy by the Office of Public Works and is also now available online at its own web site, irisoifigiuil.ie.

The Belfast Gazette was established for the same purpose in the newly created Northern Ireland on 7 June 1921.

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