MESSAGE FROM CHAIRMAN – 2016

MESSAGE FROM CHAIRMAN – 2016 Introduction Acknowledging that military heritage is common to the different political and religious traditions on the island, the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG), as a voluntary and non-profit organisation, advances an all-Ireland, cross border, non-denominational and non-political approach to military heritage and the story …

Dr Victor Laing – Doctoris Honoris Causa

Dr Victor Laing – Doctoris Honoris Causa – UCD 25 April 2016 The Board of Directors of The Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG) convey its sincere congratulations to Commandant Victor Laing (Retd) who was conferred with the Degree, Honoris Causa, of Doctor of Laws by University College Dublin, on …

Refurbished and Expanded Military Archives

Refurbished and Expanded Military Archives The President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins formally opened a refurbished and expanded Military Archives in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin on 26 April. The €5.4m project was one of the key capital projects funded as part of the Government’s 2016 Centenary Programme. On arrival, President …

ANZAC Day Commemoration

ANZAC Day Commemoration 25 April – Grangegorman Military Cemetery Dublin At 0630hrs, on Monday 25 April 2016, the annual dawn service marking ANZAC Day, organised by the Australian Embassy, took place at Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin. The ceremony was attended by President Michael d. Higgins. ANZAC Day honours the men …