Welcome to the Dublin branch of the Western Front Association.
We have our own website: Dublin Western Front Association.
NEW VENUE: Meetings are held on the third Saturday of each month (except for March & August, when there is no meeting), in the Pearse Street Library, 138 – 144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.
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.
Until Further Notice all Branch Events are CAncelled due to Coronavirus Epidemic.
Upcoming Branch Events
'Better Than No War At All' - 10th (Irish) Division in the Salonika Campaign 1915-1917 By Alan Wakefield This talk looks at the Salonika Campaign as experienced by 10th (Irish) Division from the Allies initial landing in Greece during October 1915, through the winter fighting at Kosturino, construction of the Birdcage defence line and operations i…Event Details
ONLINE LECTURE 'They Shoot Spies - the untold story of the first female agents' by Dr Viv Newman Moving beyond the stereotypes of Edith Cavell and Mata Hari this talk explores the lives and actions of two Belgian and one French woman whose espionage, made a significant contribution to the Allied Cause. One is believed to be the only woman, proba…Event Details
ONLINE LECTURE 'Beyond Vimy Ridge: Canadian Corps Operations, 1918' By Rob Thompson Rob will take us away from Vimy Ridge and look at the Canadians during 1918. Emphasis on Amiens and the logistical setup required to move a 100,000-men-plus corps (and horses, artillery and equipment) in secret and have them in position within less than two wee…Event Details