The 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

Latest News

Asgard Commemoration – Howth – 27 July 2014

The official commemoration of the centenary anniversary of the landing of arms on 26 July 1914 by the yacht Asgard at Howth took place on Sunday 27 July 2014 at Howth harbour. Descendants and relatives of the key participants were guests of honour and members of the public were also invited to attend.


Launch of An Post's World War 1 Commemorative Stamps – 24 July 2014

Published August 1, 2014 | By admin | Edit On 24 July, An Post issued two commemorative stamps marking the forthcoming centenary of the outbreak of World War I (1914 – 1918) "Recruiting Irish Soldiers for the Great War".



National Day of Commemoration
Sunday 13 July 2014

Throughout Ireland, the National Day of Commemoration, An Lá Comórtha Náisiúnta, took place on Sunday 13 July 2014. The principal event was held at the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, Dublin. Events were also held in Cork, Limerick and Galway.


Annual Ecumenical Ceremony of Remembrance and Wreath Laying – Saturday 12 July 2014

The Royal British Legion, Republic of Ireland District, hosted its Annual Ceremony of Remembrance and Wreath Laying at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens, Islandbridge, Dublin, on Saturday 12 July 2014.