The Irish Soldier in 1918

The Irish Soldier in 1918 Commandant Lar Joye   On 21st March the German Army attacked on the Western Front in a last attempt to win the war before American divisions arrived. The attack was fast and fluid, using specially equipped soldiers called stormtroopers. The allies held on, eventually counter-attacking …

Message From Chairman – 2018

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), as a voluntary and non-profit organisation, advances an all-Ireland, cross border, non-denominational and non-political approach to military heritage and the story of the Irish Soldier. …

First World War Commemorative Wood – Brackfield Wood – Northern Ireland

Established in 1972, the Woodland Trust, a conservation charity, is marking the centenary of the First World War with an ambitious planting project in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. During the war, timber was indispensable resulting in woods and trees playing an invaluable part in the war effort.

Expert Advisory Group on Centenary Commemorations

Second Phase Mission Statement 2017 – 2023 The reappointed Expert Advisory Group is, first and foremost, a collection of individual professional historians, record custodians and cultural practitioners, with individual research interests, interpretations and institutional affiliations. While continuing to serve on this Advisory Group, we will all be involved on an …