Field Trips and Tours


3-Day Tour 2017
The Summer Weekend Tour will be to “Norman Ulster”. No date has been fixed but it is likely to be on an extended weekend in mid to late May.

Foreign Tour 2017

The Complete Western Front. The MHSI Foreign tour in 2017 will take place from 19th to 27th September with an optional 2 extra nights in Paris.

GTI have been appointed by the Military History Society of Ireland to conduct the tour. It has been tailored by the MHSI and will offer you the opportunity to join your colleagues in the Society to visit the Complete Western Front – from Flanders to Verdun.

Guided by Colonel Dick Heaslip, the tour will follow in the footsteps of Irish soldiers on this remarkable journey and discover the WW1 battlefields of France and Belgium where over 200,000 Irishmen fought. A truly historic era in the world’s history and now we have the opportunity to see what happened in what is possibly the most comprehensive and expertly led tour of the Western Front.

Captain Donal Buckley will be on hand throughout the tour to lend administrative and other day-to-day support.

As an optional extra, we are offering an additional two-night stay in Paris. One day will be free to members to explore the city; on the last day, we will visit the Palace des Invalides and Rodin Museum. We are also exploring the possibility of visiting Ecole Militaire, which is not normally open to visitors!

Full details, including an Application Form, are available at:


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