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.
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...
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...
Here is a list of our latest news posts from the MHIT News Blog.
Colonel Francis Charles Burton 1885-1931
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Major General Robert Beatty 1836-1909
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Irish Comrades in Arms – Frezenberg Ridge Memorial – 16th (Irish) and 36th (Ulster) Divisions
(Tom Burke, Chairman, The Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association) Memorial On Friday, 18th August 2017, a bronze memorial was unveiled on Frezenberg Ridge to commemorate the...Read More
Unveiling of Victoria Cross Commemorative Stone and Plaque – Sergeant John Moyney VC, Irish Guards, 12 September.
Commemorative plaques in honour of Sergeant John (Jack) Moyney VC, Irish Guards, were unveiled in Rathdowney on 12 September. The event, organised jointly by The...Read More
State Commemoration – Thomas Ashe 1885 – 1917
The official State commemoration of the centenary of the death of Thomas Ashe took place on 22 September, in Glasnevin Cemetery. Continue readingRead More
The All-Island ‘Decade of Centenaries’ History competition 2018
The Department of Education and Skills, in association with History Ireland, Mercier Press and UCC, has launched the 2018 All-Ireland Decade of Centenaries History Competition...Read More