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)
- The MHSI Foreign Tour in 2017 will be to the WW1 Western Front in Europe. It will take place from 19th September to 27/29th September. For further details, click on “Field Trip and Tours”
- Summer Tour. Due to the non-availability of accommodation in Belfast on the 20th-22nd May, the Weekend Tour has been postponed until the autumn. It is being replaced with a Field-Day in June
- Summer Field-Day. This will take place to the Portlaoise Area. The Circular and Application Form is available on the Field Trips and Tours page.