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Annual Service of Remembrance

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral – 13 November 2022 President Michael D Higgins attended the annual Service of Remembrance commemorating Ireland’s war dead in the National Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Patrick, Dublin on Sunday, 13 November. During the service, President Higgins and Lieutenant-Colonel Ken Martin, President of the Royal British …

Armistice Day 2022

Under the auspices of the Dublin Cemeteries Trust, the Annual Armistice Day Commemoration, marking the 1918 Armistice, was conducted in Glasnevin Cemetery Dublin, on Friday, 11 November. The Commemoration included an Address, Ecumenical Service, Readings and a Wreath Laying Ceremony, in the vicinity of the Cross of Sacrifice and the …

2024 Military Heritage Research Bursary

Acknowledging that military heritage is common to the different political, religious and cultural traditions on the island, the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust CLG, (hereafter referred to as “Trust”), advances an all-Ireland, cross border, non-denominational and non- political approach to military heritage. The Trust encourages the study of Ireland’s military …

Thomas & Eliza Little – Irish Pioneers in India and Western Australia – 1797-1877

Thomas & Eliza Little – Irish Pioneers in India and Western Australia – 1797-1877 Thomas and Eliza Little were brave, extraordinary, fascinating emigrants.  They left poverty in Ireland to rise, against the odds, to reasonable wealth and status in British India.  They then moved on to become founding fathers of …

Christmas Greetings 2021

The Trust’s Chairman Brigadier-General Paul Fry (Retd) wishes to convey on behalf of the Board of Directors, sincere thanks for your steadfast support during 2021, and  best wishes to all Trust Members, Colleagues, Supporters and respective families, for Christmas and 2022.   Le gach dea-ghuí don Nollaig Agus don Athbhliain  With …

The Military Heritage Research Bursary 2020

Introduction Acknowledging that military heritage is common to the different political, religious and cultural traditions on the island, the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust CLG, (hereafter referred to as “Trust”), advances an all-Ireland, cross border, non-denominational and non-political approach to military heritage. The Trust encourages the study of Ireland’s military heritage, …

Major-General David O’Morchoe RIP – MHIT Board of Directors

Regretfully, I am to advise of the death, after a short illness, of our esteemed colleague Major-General David Nial O’Morchoe CB, CBE, KLJ, Hereditary Chief and Prince of the Ó Murchadha, at his residence, Oulartleigh House, Tara Hill, Gorey, Co. Wexford, on Friday, 22 November, 2019. An honourable, courteous and …

The Carpendales

Seven members of a single-family are named in this grave although not all are actually buried in it. The Carpendales were a highly-respected South County Dublin family – many of whom served in India.  The Rev Maxwell Carpendale was a Perpetual Curate in the village of Mullavilly in County Armagh …