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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Iveagh House – Dublin On 16 December, the former President of Ireland, Professor Mary McAleese, addressed an audience in Iveagh House on the subject of the Christmas Truce of 1914. Professor McAleese was welcomed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Charlie Flanagan TD.
For the third year in succession, An Taoiseach Mr Enda Kenny TD attended and laid a laurel wreath at the Remembrance Day Service in Enniskillen, on Sunday, 9 November.
The Irish War Memorial Records, which list the names of 49,400 men who died in the First World War, are to be updated.
During the Decade of Centenaries, South Dublin Libraries is marking the 100th anniversary of each notable year. Commencing with 2013, the first of a series of schools packs titled “Riots, Rifles and Rebels”, aimed at late primary and early secondary schools, was published in hard copy and online on the “Source” digital archive.
The Tipperary Remembrance Trust’s Annual Service of Remembrance and Wreath Laying Ceremony took place in Tipperary, on Sunday 12 October 2014, at Saint Mary’s Parish Church and at the Remembrance Arch.
On 2 October, Mr Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Defence formally launched the second online release of material from the Military Service Pensions Collection, in the Officers’ Mess Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin.
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