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Military Heritage of Ireland Trust Oidhreacht Mhíleata

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

Our Mission

Throughout Ireland and for the foreseeable future, The Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (Limited):

  • Honours all Irish men and women who served in armed forces irrespective of the Theatre of Operations, National Flag or Regimental Colour;
  • Supports the widest understanding and appreciation of Irish military heritage;
  • Encourages research and the study of the Irish Soldier in military history; and
  • Sustains partnerships with relevant stakeholders;

in order to promote and preserve Irish unique military heritage for future generations. Read More>>

Our Vision

Fully understanding the diversity of Irish military service worldwide, we see the Trust as a recognised, effective and open-minded provider, committed to honouring Ireland’s commendable military heritage, in an inclusive cross-border environment and in partnership. Read More >>

Latest News

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Remembrance Ceremonies – November 2014

For the third year in succession, An Taoiseach Mr Enda Kenny TD attended and laid a laurel wreath at the Remembrance Day Service in Enniskillen, on Sunday, 9 November. The Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr Charlie Flanagan TD attended the Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in Belfast. H.E. Mr Dan Mulhall, Ireland’s Ambassador to the […]

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Bursery – Updating Irish War Memorial Records

The Irish War Memorial Records, which list the names of 49,400 men who died in the First World War, are to be updated. In a joint operation, the Irish Government with Google and the In Flanders Fields museum in Ypres are revisiting the records, which were first created in 1922, with the intention of providing […]

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Our Heroes” Database – South Dublin Libraries – Decade of Centenaries

During the Decade of Centenaries, South Dublin Libraries is marking the 100th anniversary of each notable year. Commencing with 2013, the first of a series of schools packs titled “Riots, Rifles and Rebels”, aimed at late primary and early secondary schools, was published in hard copy and online on the “Source” digital archive. Rare photographs […]

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Tipperary Remembrance Trust – 12 October 2014

The Tipperary Remembrance Trust’s Annual Service of Remembrance and Wreath Laying Ceremony took place in Tipperary, on Sunday 12 October 2014, at Saint Mary’s Parish Church and at the Remembrance Arch. The Trust, which was established in 2004, renovated the only remaining portico of the Officers’ Mess of the former Tipperary Military Barracks as a […]

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Second Online Release – Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection

On 2 October, Mr Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Defence formally launched the second online release of material from the Military Service Pensions Collection, in the Officers’ Mess Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. The second release from the Military Service Pension Collection includes the personal application files of 1,158 veterans of the period Easter Week to […]

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Directors Launch the Trust’s Redesigned Web Site – 23 September 2014

During its September 2014 meeting, the Board of Directors formally launched the Trust’s redesigned Web Site. The project, which commenced in February, was implemented by the Trust’s Web Master Sergeant Michael Burke, with software kindly provided, without cost, from civilian resources by Lieutenant-Colonel Stuart McNamara, both from the Defence Forces CIS Corps. Speaking on behalf […]

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