Military Heritage of Ireland Trust – Oidhreacht Mhíleata
Welcome to the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust’s Web Portal, promoting the widest understanding and appreciation of Ireland’s distinctive and shared military heritage. By means of this Web Site and posted News Bulletins, the Trust endeavours to enhance public knowledge of its vision, mission, objectives, activities, current projects, military heritage and upcoming events. In addition, our Web Site provides guidance for the research of military heritage. The Web Site also advises on how to access information regarding military service. Finally, the site facilitates links with Web Sites associated with Ireland’s military heritage.
Honouring the Irish Soldier
Throughout Ireland and for the foreseeable future, The Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (Limited):
- Honours all Irish men and women who served in armed forces irrespective of the Theatre of Operations, National Flag or Regimental Colour;
- Supports the widest understanding and appreciation of Irish military heritage;
- Encourages research and the study of the Irish Soldier in military history; and
- Sustains partnerships with relevant stakeholders;
in order to promote and preserve Irish unique military heritage for future generations. Read More>>
Fully understanding the diversity of Irish military service worldwide, we see the Trust as a recognised, effective and open-minded provider, committed to honouring Ireland’s commendable military heritage, in an inclusive cross-border environment and in partnership. Read More >>
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Annual General Meeting The 15th annual annual general meeting of the Military Heritage Trust will take place at 1430hrs on Tuesday 26 May 2015 in Collins Barracks, Dublin Guest Speaker: Professor Mary Daly – President Royal Irish Academy
Introduction Acknowledging that military heritage is common to the different political and religious traditions on the island, the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (Ltd), as a voluntary and non-profit organisation, advances an all-Ireland, cross border, non-denominational and non-political approach to military heritage and the story of the Irish Soldier.
Gallipoli On Friday 24 April 2015, a Commonwealth and Ireland commemoration service for the Gallipoli campaign took place at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Cape Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. President Michael D. Higgins and Mr Charles Flanagan TD, Minister for Foreign Affair, Britain’s Prince Charles and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attended the commemoration to mark the […]
On 23 April, An Post issued two new stamps to commemorate the Gallipoli landings. Designed by Dublin-based Vermillion Design, a 68c stamp shows a photograph of Irish soldiers in a trench at Gallipoli while a €1 stamp features the SS River Clyde, the landing ship which carried 2,000 of the 70,000-strong invasion force.
During the Decade of Centenaries, the Government seeks to recognise and remember the totality of the history of this island. This commitment to an inclusive approach, facilitates open dialogue with all traditions on the island of Ireland, builds understanding and helps further reconciliation, North and South.
The Inniskillings Museum is located on the 15th Century keep of the Enniskillen Castle and adjoining buildings, in County Fermanagh. It was originally the Regimental Museum of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. In recent years, a major redevelopment of the Museum took place, including the inclusion of the history of the Inniskilling Dragoons.
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