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

'Field Marshal Haig' with Gerry White
21 Jul

'Field Marshal Haig' with Gerry White

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

Gerry White will be giving a talk on Field Marshal Haig.

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'Tanks in World War One' with Michael Carragher
15 Sep

'Tanks in World War One' with Michael Carragher

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

Branch member Michael returns again and in this presentation will examine whether Tanks were a wonder-weapon squandered by a hide-bound high command, or, rather, over-rated. The talk will trace the emergence of the tank, give a brief overview of types, and examine their performance at the Somme, Third Ypres, Cambrai, the Kaiserschalcht and the Hund…

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'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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