Légion d’Honneur Ceremony, Glasnevin 13 November, 2016

Légion d’Honneur Ceremony, Glasnevin 13 November, 2016 At a ceremony in Glasnevin, following the dedication of the France-Ireland Memorial, Jean-Marc Todeschine, Minister of State at the Department of Defence with special responsibility for Veterans and Remembrance invested three Irishmen with the Légion d’Honneur, for service in France during the Second …

Dedication of the France-Ireland Memorial, Glasnevin, 13 November 2016

Dedication of the France-Ireland Memorial, Glasnevin, 13 November 2016 The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphries T.D., with Minister Jean-Marc Todeschini, French Minister for State for Veterans and Remembrance, in association with the Chairman and Board of Gasnevin Trust, hosted a dedication ceremony of the …

92 Infantry Regiment – Glasnevin November 2016

92 Infantry Regiment – Glasnevin November 2016 During September 1916, the 92 Infantry Regiment was engaged in the Battle of the Somme, in the vicinity of Chaulnes, a few kilometers from Guillemont and Ginchy where the 16th Irish Division was also engaged. Based in Clermont-Ferrand since 1881, the 92 Infantry …

Armistice Day Commemorations Glasnevin 11 November

Armistice Day Commemorations Glasnevin 11 November Under the auspices of the Glasnevin Trust, Armistice Day Commemorations were conducted in Glasnevin Cemetery Dublin, on Friday 11 November.  The commemorations included an Ecumenical Service in the Church of the Resurrection, a Parade to the Cross of Sacrifice, the Unveiling of Victory Cross …