The Military History Society of Ireland was founded in 1949. The aim of the Society is to promote the study of military history, and in particular the history of warfare in Ireland and of Irishmen in war. The flagship of the Society, The Irish Sword, is a twice yearly publication, renowned for its scholarly treatment of military history

The Society is affiliated, under the style of the Irish Commission for Military History, to the International Commission of Military History (www.icmh.info)


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    MHSI Members' Survey:
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    Details of the Society's Foreign Tour to Scotland on 17th - 22nd May 2019 are available on the Field Trips and Tours page


    The AGM of the Society will take place on 9th March 2019. Notices were posted out to members on 5th October 2018.