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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Details of the 2022 Field-day tour to Wexford can be found on the Field Trips and Tours Page


Lecture Programme 2021:

The Lecture Card for the 2021 lectures can be found on the Lectures page of this site.



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