The Military Heritage Annual Award

Directors Announce 2015 Winner – The Military Heritage Annual Award The Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG) promotes activities that facilitate an enhanced awareness and appreciation of Ireland’s military heritage. This unique heritage is common to the different political and religious traditions of Ireland. In advancing military heritage, the Trust …

Memories of the 1966 Easter Rising Commemorations

Memories of the 1966 Easter Rising Commemorations and a recent discovery in a history book. By Commandant Frank Russell (Retd) – Irish Air Corps Saluting the Flag The photograph shows Volunteer Sean O’Duffy and Cadet Frank Russell saluting the National Flag at the Curragh in Easter 1966. Volunteer O’Duffy was …

Conference: The Emergence of Modern Ireland, 1912-2016

Conference: The Emergence of Modern Ireland, 1912-2016, Dublin Castle, 15 October – Call for Papers In order to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, and to contribute to the process of national reflection that is currently in progress, The Defence Forces, in conjunction with the Centre for Military …

Peacekeeper – Poetry Collection

Peacekeeper – Poetry Collection by Michael J. Whelan MA Inspired by his tours of duty as a United Nations Peacekeeper with the Irish Defence Forces in South Lebanon and Kosovo, Michael J. Whelan, poet, historian and writer, has compiled his poems into a new publication titled “Peacekeeper”.