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.
Mission 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 or...
Membership The Trust 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...
Here is a list of our latest news posts from the MHIT News Blog.
Online Kilmainham Gaol Museum Autograph Books
On 4 January 2017, the Office of Public Works Heritage Service launched a dedicated website catering for a rare collection of autograph books held in the...Read More
Defence Forces International Service Medal
On 04 September, 2016, while visiting the crew of the LÉ James Joyce in Sardinia, the Minister of State with responsibility for Defence, Mr Paul Kehoe TD,...Read More
Governance: Implementation of Companies Act 2014
Governance: Implementation of Companies Act 2014 Under the Companies Act 2014, a transitional period existed, which expired on 30 November 2016, during which the Military Heritage of...Read More
An Irish Soldier: Commemoration
Private James Duffy VC - 26 November 2016 Private Ceremony On 26 November 2016, Donegal County Museum, in Association with the Royal Inniskillings Fusiliers Museum, hosted...Read More
Defence Forces 1916 Commemorative Medal
The 1916 Centenary Commemorative Medal was presented to serving personnel of the Permanent Defence Force and the Reserve Defence Forces at Dublin Castle, on Sunday...Read More
The Bluet de France
The Bluet de France Attendees at the dedication of the France-Ireland Memorial in Glasnevin, on 13 November 2016 received the Bleuet de France from staff...Read More