Military History Society of Ireland

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The Military History Society of Ireland
Formation 1949
68 years ago
Type NPO
Headquarters Newman House, 86 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
Location
Region served
Ireland
Membership
700
Official language
English
President
Harman Murtagh
Affiliations International Commission of Military History
Staff
25
Volunteers
25
Website www.mhsi.ie

The Military History Society of Ireland promotes the study of military history, and in particular the history of warfare in Ireland and of Irishmen in war. The Honorary Patron is the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins.[1]

The society was formed in 1949, co-founded by Gerard Anthony Hayes-McCoy,[2] and has published its official journal; The Irish Sword, continuously since then. The society organises frequent lectures, conferences,[3] field trips and tours.[4] In 2009 the society had 700 members.[5] The current president of the society is Harman Murtagh and Donal O'Carroll was former president.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Guide To A35 - The Papers of Prof G.A.Hayes-McCoy". Retrieved 30 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Military History Society of Ireland: Lecture Programme". Retrieved 30 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Military History Society of Ireland: Field Trips and Tours". Retrieved 30 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Proceedings of the Military History Society of Ireland 2009" (PDF). Military History Society of Ireland. 2009. Retrieved 31 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "Military History Society of Ireland: About the Society". Retrieved 31 January 2011. 

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