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'Irish Golf and Golfers: Experiences of War and Revolution 1914-16' a talk by Bill Gibson.

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While golf might have been considered a game for the elderly and privileged in the years preceding World War 1, a significant number of the golfing community in Ireland responded to the call for volunteers at the outbreak of hostilities in August 1914. Over 2,000 members of golf clubs throughout Ireland joined the various branches of the British Ar…