Welcome to the Dublin branch of the Western Front Association. 

We have our own website: Dublin Western Front Association

Meetings are held on the third Saturday of each month (except for March &  August, when there is no meeting), in the Lecture Theatre at Collins Barracks (National Museum of History & Decorative Art) , doors open at 2.00 pm for a 2.30 start.

Our meetings are open to the general public. We welcome a donation of 3 Euro towards costs (no donation requested for those under 16). There is a raffle (no obligation), we try to make at least one of the prizes relevant to the First World War (book, DVD etc). We come from all walks of life, and range in WW1 knowledge from casual listener to gifted enthusiast. 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'The 2nd Leinsters in the Battle for Vimy Ridge' with Denis Kirby
20 Oct

'The 2nd Leinsters in the Battle for Vimy Ridge' with Denis Kirby

The Lecture Theatre, National Museum of Ireland, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, Ireland
20 Oct 2018 14:00
01 8958831

The talk covers the key action by the 2nd Leinsters in the Canadians major victory at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917.  Denis returns for his second talk to the branch, this time as guest speaker for our annual joint meeting with the  Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment Association. He is a retired Human Resources consultant, a member of th…

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Special Armistice Meeting
17 Nov

Special Armistice Meeting

The Lecture Theatre, National Museum of Ireland, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, Ireland
17 Nov 2018 14:00
01 8958831

A special meeting will be held to mark the 1918 Armistice. Details to follow.

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'Polish Armed Forces in the Russian Army in the First World War' with Marcin Hasik.
08 Dec

'Polish Armed Forces in the Russian Army in the First World War' with Marcin Hasik.

The Lecture Theatre, National Museum of Ireland, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, Ireland
08 Dec 2018 14:00
01 8958831

Marcin Hasik will be giving a talk on the Polish Armed Forces in the Russian Army in the First World War.   The Polish Blue Army was a military contingent created in France in the latter stages of World War I. The name "Blue" comes from the colour of the uniforms. The volunteers for the newly formed unit came from all over the world, but with …

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