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 and women 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)


Latest News



    The 2024 AGM of the Society will take place on 23rd March 2024. Click here for details.


    The 2024 Annual Dinner of the Society will also be held on 23rd Match 2024. Information about the Dinner is available here, and the Application for dinner tickets is available here.



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