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 First World War in the Irish Sea' with John Goodman
21 Apr

'The First World War in the Irish Sea' with John Goodman

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

John's talk will look at the how the war was fought in the Irish Sea and how it evolved to match the U-Boat threat.   John is no stranger to the branch, having entertained  us on five prior occasions  on a variety of subjects. He is  Chairman of the Leinster Regiment Assoc. Ireland, and a member of CIGO (Council of Irish Genealogical Or…

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'Generals Died in the Great War' with Bill Fulton
19 May

'Generals Died in the Great War' with Bill Fulton

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

Bill has already given several annual talks to the Branch on a wide variety of  Great War subjects. 'Generals Died in the Great War' will use actual case studies, as well as statistics, in a fully-illustrated talk aimed at enabling those present to review the accuracy of the 'Blackadder' perception that all generals stayed well out of the dan…

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'The sinking of the RMS Leinster' with Philip Lecane
16 Jun

'The sinking of the RMS Leinster' with Philip Lecane

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

16.06.18   Philip Lecane will give a presentation titled 'Torpedoed! The sinking of the RMS Leinster.'

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