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
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 Regimental...
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 common...
Research Guide
Understanding the importance of research, nurturing a new generation of researchers and inspiring learning, the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG) welcomes research inquiries from all quarters. During the course of a year, through the...

MHIT NEWS

Here is a list of our latest news posts from the MHIT News Blog.
50th Anniversary – Commandant Thomas P. Wickham RIP – Golan Heights 1919 – 1967
50th Anniversary – Commandant Thomas P. Wickham RIP – Golan Heights 1919 – 1967
On 07 June 2017, a Commemoration Ceremony, marking the 50th Anniversary of the death of Commandant Thomas (Tommy) P. Wickham, who was killed on duty...
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State Ceremony – Francis Ledwidge – Slane – 24 June 2017
State Ceremony – Francis Ledwidge – Slane – 24 June 2017
On Saturday 24 May 2017, an official state ceremony to commemorate the centenary of the death of the poet, Irish Volunteer and soldier, Lance Corporal...
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Unveiling of Victoria Cross Commemorative Stones – Glasnevin – 10 May 2017
Unveiling of Victoria Cross Commemorative Stones – Glasnevin – 10 May 2017
Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall unveiled four Commemorative Stones to Irish born recipients of the Victoria Cross, and later laid wreaths in honour...
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Armagh’s Commemoration Service Battle of Messines – Wytschaete 11 June 2017
Armagh’s Commemoration Service Battle of Messines – Wytschaete 11 June 2017
Dignitaries from across Ireland attended a ceremony in Armagh on 11 June, marking the centenary of the Battle of Messines – Wytschaete. The Lord Lieutenant...
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Commemoration Ceremony – Battle of Messines Ridge – 07 June 2017
Commemoration Ceremony – Battle of Messines Ridge – 07 June 2017
On 7th June, the centenary of the start of the Battle of Messines Ridge, an island of Ireland commemoration, jointly led by the Governments of...
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Digging up the Raj: Colonel Sidney O’Donel M.C. 1892 – 1945
Digging up the Raj: Colonel Sidney O’Donel M.C. 1892 – 1945
The grave in Deansgrange Cemetery, Dublin, of the three O’Donel brothers – Sidney, Hugh Stephen and William James – is sad enough, given that the...
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