75th Anniversary D-Day

75th Anniversary D-Day: Lieutenant-Colonel Dan Harvey (Retd) D-Day has a little known but not insignificant ‘ Irish ‘ dimension to it.  There were ‘ Irish ‘ among the American, British, and Canadian paratrooper and glider-borne infantry landings prior to H-Hour on D-Day; they were in and amongst the first and …

Sleeping Flags Appeal

The Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel – SLEEPING FLAGS APPEAL On Monday, 11 February, the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel – Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann) formally launched its Sleeping Flags Appeal, in order to raise public awareness and aid for the homeless Irish Defence Forces veterans.  The associated campaign involves …