Updated: 12th September, 2018.
Statistics, new memorials and events.
NEW CONTACT ADDRESS
The new address for contact with any comments or queries is: irishwarmemorials[at]gmail.com (put @ instead of [at]).
The website now has records of 557 places, 1087 memorials and 32,625 persons.
To see the 15 most recently added places, click on the 'Recently Added' tab at the top of the page.
N.B. CHANGES TO THE RECORD FORM
An improved version of the form to be used when recording a memorial has been added to the 'How to contribute' page. It can be downloaded as a Word document or as a PDF.
UP-GRADING OF U.K. WAR MEMORIALS REGISTER
This register (https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials) now allows searching for the names of individuals, and shows photographs of many of the memorials.
In accordance with General Data Protection Regulations, a Privacy Statement has been added to the website.
NEWS OF EVENTS
Military History Society of Ireland.
The programme can be seen at: http://www.mhsi.ie/downloads/Lecture_Programme_2018_2019.pdf
Western Front Association, Antrim and Down.
The programme can be seen at: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/western-front-association-201718-program
Western Front Association, Cork.
The programme can be seen at: http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/
Western Front Association, Lecture Theatre, National Museum, Collins Barracks, Dublin 8
Talks are held at 2.00 for 2.30pm on Saturdays, and are open to all. A contribution of €3.00 is welcomed.
The programme can be seen at: https://wfadublin.webs.com/branchmeetings.htm
Tuesday, 9th October. Maritime Museum, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
All day, times t.b.a. Seminar on the sinking of R.M.S. Leinster. For details, contact Philip Lecane: rmsleinster[at]gmail.com
Wednesday, 10th October. The R.M.S. Leinster Anchor, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
Time t.b.a. State-run commemoration ceremony to mark the centenary of the sinking of the R.M.S. Leinster. Details from info[at]rmsleinster.com.
Wednesday, 10th October. Old Dublin Society, City Library, Pearse Street, Dublin 2.
6.00pm. 'The Torpedoing of the RMS Leinster', by James Scannell.
Open to all; admission is free.
Friday, 10th November. City Quay Church (south side, just east of Matt Talbot Bridge).
7.30pm. Mass 'To remember the Fallen'. All may attend.
Sunday, 11th November, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
2.30pm. Ecumenical service of remembrance, attended by Prsident Michael D. Higgins. All may attend.
Sunday, 16th December, the Chapel, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.
12.30pm. 'Christmas in the trenches', an event of song and poetry presented bu the musicians of The Invincibles to recall the Christmas truce of 1914. For details, contact Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.