Gallipoli’s Long Shadow

Colonel Dorcha Lee (Retd), a valued member of The Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG), presented “Gallipoli’s Long Shadow”, which was first broadcasted on RTE Radio 1’s Sunday Miscellany Programme, on 31 August 2015. The text of the presentation is published below with the kind permission of the RTE Authorities …

The Trust’s Patron – M.D. Higgins, President of Ireland

During its February 2015 meeting, the Board of Directors endorsed a motion that its Chairman should formally invite Mr Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland, to be Patron of the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG). In August 2015, the Trust was advised that Michael D. Higgins acknowledged the Chairman’s letter, …

Launch of 2016 Military Heritage Annual Award

During the meeting held on 22 September 2015, the Trust’s Board of Directors launched the 2016 competition for The Military Heritage Annual Award in memory of Major Charlie Trainor MM. Entries for the 2016 Award should be submitted by 30 September 2016. The Trust will endeavour to have the winning paper …

Somme Centenary Commemoration at Thiepval Memorial 2016

Ballot for Tickets – Somme Centenary Commemoration at Thiepval Memorial 2016 The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, has encouraged interested Irish people to apply for tickets to attend the centenary commemoration of the Battle of the Somme, being held in Thiepval in France on 1st …