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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    • The Annual Dinner of the Military History Society will take place on 18th November 2017 in McKee Barracks, Dublin 7. The cost is €65 per person. The Circular and Dinner Application Form will be posted out this week to members. Applications must be returned by 27th October. There is limited capacity at this venue so members are advised to book early
    • Copy Circular Here >>
    • Application is available Here >>