Military Heritage of Ireland Trust
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.
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.
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On 2nd September, Mr Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Defence formally opened an exhibition on “A Century of Conflict, 1845 – 1945, the Irish Solder”, in the Curragh Military Museum, County Kildare. The exhibition includes galleries outlining the Anglo-Sikh Wars (1845 – 1846 and 1848 – 1849), the Crimean War (1854 – 1856), First World […]
Organised by the Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith Commemorative Society, the 92nd Annual Commemoration of General Michael Collins and President Arthur Griffith took place at their burial places in Glasnevin Cemetery on Sunday 17th August. For the first time in recent decades, the Irish Defence Forces was represented at the ceremony by Lieutenant-General Conor O’Boyle, […]
Under the auspices of the Parnell Society, this year’s International Summer School took place from 10th to 14th August 2014, at Avondale Demesne, Rathdrum, County Wicklow, which is the ancestral home of Charles Stewart Parnell. An educational trust, the Parnell Society was established in 1986. The aims of the Society include stimulating interest in the […]
On Monday 4th of August, President Michael D. Higgins and Mrs Sabina Higgins, whilst on an official visit to Belgium, attended two World War 1 Commemoration Ceremonies held at Liège and Mons. Ceremony in Liège On 4th August, President Higgins attended the official ceremony in Liège, hosted by Belgium, to mark the outbreak of hostilities […]
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