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Posted by Michael Pegum
on Thursday, 12 June 2014

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Updated: 14th December, 2017

Statistics, new memorials and events. 

NEW FEATURES

1. A list of memorials known to exist, but not yet recorded, is to be found under the heading 'Records wanted' on the top bar. Have a look and, if any are in your area, please find them and send in the photographs and information needed.

2. Having found a memorial, you can now click on a link: 'Search for persons associated with this memorial', which gives a list of all the names. A complete transcript of the inscription on the memorial is available under 'Text and further information' as a PDF.

STATISTICS

The website now has records of 501 places, 1020 memorials and 31,298 persons. 

NEW MEMORIALS

To see the 15 most recently added places, click on the 'Recently Added' tab at the top of the page.

CHANGES TO THE 'HOW TO CONTRIBUTE' PAGE

Explanatory notes have been added to the notes on where a memorial is, and photography. They concern grid references and co-ordinates, and the optimum size of image files.  

CHANGES TO THE 'RECORDS WANTED' PAGE

The list of some memorials known to exist, but not yet recorded, has been updated.

NEWS OF EVENTS .

2018

Friday, 12th January. Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road, Dublin 8

8.00 pm. "French military intervention in Ireland 1689-91". Lecture by Dr. Harman Murtagh. Free; non-members are welcome. 

Friday, 9th February. Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road, Dublin 8

8.00 pm. "Napoleon Bonaparte and Ireland, 1796 to 1916". Lecture by Professor Tom Bartlett. Free; non-members are welcome.

Friday, 9th March. Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road, Dublin 8

8.00 pm. "The destruction of the Irish divisions, March, 1918." Lecture by Nicholas Perry. Free; non-members are welcome. 

Saturday, 10th March. Military History Society of Ireland, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Rathmines, Dublin 6.

(Morning; time t.b.a.) A.G.M. of the Society.

Friday, 6th April. Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road, Dublin 8

8.00 pm. 'You may as well recruit Germans'; the conscription crisis, 1918. Lecture by Professor Adrian Gregory. Free; non-members are welcome.