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.
80th Anniversary Handover of Treaty Ports
80th Anniversary Handover of Treaty Ports 11 July 2018 & Cork Harbour Trail Cork County Council’s award winning tourist attraction...
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National Day of Commemoration – Sunday 08 July 2018
National Day of Commemoration – Sunday 08 July 2018 Throughout Ireland, the National Day of Commemoration, An Lá Comórtha Náisiúnta,...
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Annual Ceremony of Remembrance and Wreath Laying
Annual Ceremony of Remembrance and Wreath Laying – Saturday 07 July 2018 The Royal British Legion, Republic of Ireland District,...
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60 Years of Peace Support Operations – 24 June 2018
60 Years of Peace Support Operations – 24 June 2018 A State Ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of Irish participation...
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Lt Col William Saffery Cooper
LT COL WILLIAM SAFFERY COOPER 1903 – 1962 William Saffery Cooper, late Indian Army, shares a tombstone with his wife,...
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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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Digging up the Raj Series - by Shabnam Vasisht

Lt Col William Saffery Cooper
LT Col William Saffery Cooper 1903 – 1962 William Saffery Cooper, late Indian Army, shares a tombstone with his wife, two children and in-laws, the...
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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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