Unveiling of Victoria Cross Commemorative Stone and Plaque – Sergeant John Moyney VC, Irish Guards, 12 September.

Commemorative plaques in honour of Sergeant John (Jack) Moyney VC, Irish Guards, were unveiled in Rathdowney on 12 September. The event, organised jointly by The Irish Guards, the Royal British Legion and Laois County Council, marked the centenary of the events for which Sergeant Moyney won the Victoria Cross, during …

Research Process – The D Day Irish

As a member of the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust CLG, Lieutenant-Colonel Dan Harvey has made a tangible contribution in fostering an enhanced awareness of the story of the Irish Soldier in the Battle of Waterloo and in the Anglo-Zulu war.

Changing of the Guard – National Memorial

Throughout the months of July and August, a Ceremonial Military Guard paraded at noon on Saturdays at the site of the National Memorial to Members of the Defence Forces in Merrion Square, Dublin, Units from the three components of the Defence Forces and across the Army, Air Corps and Naval …

National Day of Commemoration – Sunday 10 July 2016

Throughout Ireland, the National Day of Commemoration, An Lá Comórtha Náisiúnta, took place on Sunday, 09 July 2017. The principal event was held at the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, Dublin. Events were also held in Cork, Kilkenny, Limerick, Sligo and Galway. The purpose of the commemoration is to remember all …