Welcome to the Cork branch of the Western Front Association. 


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The meetings are held in Room 103 of the Cork School of Commerce, Morrisons Island, Centre, Cork, T12 H685, Ireland.

If there are changes, Branch members will be notified by email and on  Cork Branch, Western Front Association Facebook page. 

Usually, the meetings are held at 7.30pm on the last Wednesday of each month.

 

Future Meetings:

 

26 February 

Trench Warfare in the Fourteen Acres at Birr Barracks by Stephen Callaghan

25 March

Lord Mayor of Cork, Tomás MacCurtain by Mark Cronin

29 April

The Smyth brothers in Cork and Dublin’ and ‘the Murphy Brewing Family by Gerry O’Meara

27 May 

The Blackpool Ambush, 14th May 1921 by Fiona Forde

24 June

The Killing of the Iron Twelve by Hedley Malloch

   

Upcoming Branch Events

Trench Warfare in the Fourteen Acres at Birr Barracks by Stephen Callaghan
26 Feb

Trench Warfare in the Fourteen Acres at Birr Barracks by Stephen Callaghan

Cork College of Commerce, Morrisons Island, Cork, T12 H685, Ireland
26 Feb 2020 19:30

During the Great War, mock trenches were constructed in the military training ground associated with Birr Barracks; the Fourteen Acres. During August 2018, these trenches were excavated as part of a week long community dig. This talk will focus on the context of the trenches and findngs from the excavation. ABOUT THE SPEAKER Stephen Callaghan is wo…

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