You are very welcome to the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust’s web portal, where we promote the widest understanding and appreciation of Ireland’s distinctive and shared military heritage. By means of this Web Site and posted News Bulletins, the Trust endeavours to enhance public knowledge of its vision, mission, objectives, activities, current projects, military heritage and upcoming events. In addition, our Web Site provides guidance for the research of military heritage. The Web Site also advises on how to access information regarding military service. Finally, the site facilitates links with Web Sites associated with Ireland’s military heritage.
About Us Throughout Ireland and for the foreseeable future, the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG): Honours all Irish men and women who served in armed forces irrespective of the Theatre of Operations, National Flag...
The Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (CLG) was founded in 1999, in order to promote the widest understanding and appreciation of Ireland’s distinctive and shared military heritage. Acknowledging that military heritage is common to the...
Arising from its objectives, commencing in 2018, the Trust will award an annual bursary to an individual conducting original and innovative research into an aspect of Irish military heritage and the Story of the Irish...
Here is a list of our latest news posts from the MHIT News Blog.
Established in 1972, the Woodland Trust, a conservation charity, is marking the centenary of the First World War with an...Read More "First World War Commemorative Wood – Brackfield Wood – Northern Ireland"
Doctor Frank Murrray RIP - Board of Directors With sincere regrets, the Chairman advised members of the Military Heritage of...Read More "Doctor Frank Murrray RIP – Board of Directors"
Second Phase Mission Statement 2017 - 2023 The reappointed Expert Advisory Group is, first and foremost, a collection of individual...Read More "Expert Advisory Group on Centenary Commemorations"
Digging up the Raj Series - by Shabnam Vasisht
LT Col William Black Eddowes 1878-1947 This is a continuation of the Eddowes family – I have already written about the father, Surgeon Major William...Read the Article.... "LT Col William Black Eddowes"
SURGEON MAJOR WILLIAM EDDOWES 1827-1880 The William Eddowes in this grave was buried (if you’ll pardon the pun) under a virtual landslide of Eddowes’ –...Read the Article.... "Surgeon Major William Eddowes 1827 – 1880"
Major John Langran Giddings 1818-1873 John Langran Giddings’ grave confirms ‘His end was peace’. Of course it was, given the seaside tranquillity of Sandycove, County...Read the Article.... "Major John Langran Giddings"
Colonel Francis Charles Burton 1885-1931 For a change, I am writing about someone whose name is connected to a grave in Ireland, but who is...Read the Article.... "Colonel Francis Charles Burton"
MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT BEATTY 1836-1909 Robert Beatty was born in 1836 in Lisburn, Co Down. His father, David, was a tanner and currier, who was...Read the Article.... "Major General Robert Beatty"