Waterloo – A Member’s Perspective – Lt Col D. Harvey

In recent times, Lieutenant-Colonel Dan Harvey, a member of The Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG), has made a tangible contribution in fostering an enhanced awareness of the story of the Irish Soldier in the Battle of Waterloo. Following extensive research, his commendable book, “A Bloody Day – The IRISH …

Sir John Leslie Receives the Légion d’Honneur

The 99 year-old World War II veteran, Sir John (Jack) Norman Ide Leslie, 4th Baronet, was bestowed with the Légion d’Honneur on 9 November, 2015 in Dublin, for service in France during the Second World War. He celebrated his 100th birthday on 06 December. H.E. Jean-Pierre Thébault, French Ambassador to …

Laying Up of the Royal Artillery Association (ROI Branch) Standard

The Royal Artillery Association’s Standard (Republic of Ireland Branch) was laid up in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, on Sunday, 6 December after the Choral Evensong. Ken McLean, the Standard Bearer and Standard Custodian, who is the last surviving member of the Dublin based Association, presented the Standard to Rev Charles Mullen …