Governance: Implementation of Companies Act 2014

Governance: Implementation of Companies Act 2014 Under the Companies Act 2014, a transitional period existed, which expired on 30 November 2016, during which the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust continued to use the suffix “Limited” in is name. Where a company, such as the Trust, did not formally change its name, the Companies …

The Bluet de France

The Bluet de France Attendees at the dedication of the France-Ireland Memorial in Glasnevin, on 13 November 2016 received the Bleuet de France from staff of the French Embassy.  The associated commemorative booklet is a basis for the following information on the Bleuet de France. The Bleuet de France is …

‘A’ company, 35th (Irish) Infantry Battalion: The Action at Jadotville

‘A’ company, 35th (Irish) Infantry Battalion:  The Action at Jadotville, Katanga, Republic of the Congo, September 1961 This is an article, published in the October edition of An Cosantóir, written by Dr. James McCafferty DSM, BA, (Hons), PhD. Dr McCafferty served with the United Nations in the Congo with the …

Launch of Defence Forces 2016 Review and Academic Conference 19 November, 2016

Launch of Defence Forces 2016 Review and Academic Conference 19 November, 2016 In the presence of the contributors, editorial team and invited guests, Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett DSM, Chief of Staff, launched the 13th edition of the Defence Forces Review and an associated Academic Conference, in Headquarters 2 Brigade, Cathal Brugha …

Remembrance Ceremonies – Sunday, 13 November, 2016

Remembrance Ceremonies – Sunday, 13 November, 2016 Throughout Ireland, Remembrance Ceremonies were held commemorating those who died in the First World War.  Ceremonies were also conducted at the Cenotaph in London. Northern Ireland For the fifth consecutive year, An Taoiseach Mr Enda Kenny TD joined Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene …