Remembering Our Heritage and
Appreciation of Ireland’s Distinctive
and
Shared Military Heritage
Encouraging Research and the Study
of the
Irish Soldier in Military History
Promoting and Preserving Ireland’s
Unique Military Heritage
for Future Generations

Welcome Message

You are very welcome to the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust’s web portal, where we promote 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.
About Us
About Us Throughout Ireland and for the foreseeable future, the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG): Honours all Irish men and women who served in armed forces irrespective of the Theatre of Operations, National Flag...
Membership
The Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG) was founded in 1999, in order to promote the widest understanding and appreciation of Ireland’s distinctive and shared military heritage. Acknowledging that military heritage is common to the...
Bursary
Arising from its objectives, commencing in 2018, the Trust will award an annual bursary to an individual conducting original and innovative research into an aspect of Irish military heritage and the Story of the Irish...
Research Guide
Research Guide Inniskilling Fusiliers hand over Spandau Prison guard, Berlin to the French Understanding the importance of research, nurturing a new generation of researchers and inspiring learning, the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG) welcomes...

MHIT NEWS

Here is a list of our latest news posts from the MHIT News Blog.
Message From Chairman – 2018
Introduction Acknowledging that military heritage is common to the different political, religious and cultural traditions on the island, the Military...
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RMS Leinster – Commemorations 2018
From 01 January 1850 through to 1920, the City of Dublin Steam Packet Company operated a maritime mail and passenger...
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First World War Commemorative Wood – Brackfield Wood – Northern Ireland
Established in 1972, the Woodland Trust, a conservation charity, is marking the centenary of the First World War with an...
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LT Col William Black Eddowes
This is a continuation of the Eddowes family – I have already written about the father, Surgeon Major William Eddowes....
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Doctor Frank Murrray RIP – Board of Directors
Doctor Frank Murrray RIP - Board of Directors With sincere regrets, the Chairman advised members of the Military Heritage of...
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Expert Advisory Group on Centenary Commemorations
Second Phase Mission Statement 2017 - 2023 The reappointed Expert Advisory Group is, first and foremost, a collection of individual...
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Digging up the Raj Series - by Shabnam Vasisht

LT Col William Black Eddowes
LT Col William Black Eddowes 1878-1947 This is a continuation of the Eddowes family – I have already written about the father, Surgeon Major William...
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Surgeon Major William Eddowes 1827 – 1880
SURGEON MAJOR WILLIAM EDDOWES 1827-1880 The William Eddowes in this grave was buried (if you’ll pardon the pun) under a virtual landslide of Eddowes’ –...
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LT Col Arthur Oram C.I.E
LT COL ARTHUR ORAM C.I.E 1885-1965 This grave holds the remains of Isabella and her brother Arthur Oram. They were two of the eight children...
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Major John Langran Giddings
Major John Langran Giddings 1818-1873 John Langran Giddings’ grave confirms ‘His end was peace’. Of course it was, given the seaside tranquillity of Sandycove, County...
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Colonel Francis Charles Burton
Colonel Francis Charles Burton 1885-1931 For a change, I am writing about someone whose name is connected to a grave in Ireland, but who is...
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Major General Robert Beatty
MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT BEATTY 1836-1909 Robert Beatty was born in 1836 in Lisburn, Co Down. His father, David, was a tanner and currier, who was...
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