Welcome to the Cork branch of the Western Front Association. 


Your can find us on Facebook: Cork Branch, Western Front Association

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 the Cork WFA Branch Facebook Page.

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

Forthcoming 2019/2020 Meetings:

2 October 

 

‘Aspects of Ireland’s Post War Conflict: The Life and Death of Terence MacSwiney’

 

Gerry White

30 October        

 

'Otto Dix and the Visual Memory of the Western Front of the Great War'

 

Ann Murray

27 November 

 

‘The Battle of Verdun’

 

Emilie Duchateau

11 December 

 

‘The Capture of Carrigtwohill RIC Barracks, January 1920’

 

Marie McCarthy

2020

 

 

 

 

29 January

 

‘The Catholic Church 1914/1918’

 

Will Bryant 

26 February

 

‘Trench Warfare in the Fourteen Acres at Birr Barracks’

 

Stephen Callaghan

25 March 

 

‘Lord Mayor of Cork, Tomás MacCurtain’

 

Mark Cronin 

29 April 

 

‘From Mesopotamia to West Cork - Tom Barry’s Road to Rebellion’

 

Gerry White 

27 May

 

‘The Blackpool Ambush, 14th May 1921’

 

Fiona Forde 

24 June 

 

‘The Smyth brothers in Cork and Dublin’ and ‘the Murphy Brewing Family’

 

Gerry O’Meara 

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'Otto Dix and the Visual Memory of the Western Front of the Great War' by Ann Murray
30 Oct

'Otto Dix and the Visual Memory of the Western Front of the Great War' by Ann Murray

Room 103 of the Cork School of Commerce, Morrisons Island, Centre, Cork, T12 H685, Ireland
30 Oct 2019 19:30

Images: Otto Dix Assault Troops Advance under Gas 1924 and Otto Dix Self-Portrait with Easel 1929

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'The Battle of Verdun' by Emilie Duchateau
27 Nov

'The Battle of Verdun' by Emilie Duchateau

Room 103 of the Cork School of Commerce, Morrisons Island, Centre, Cork, T12 H685, Ireland
27 Nov 2019 19:30

Emilie Duchateau will give a talk on the Battle of Verdun.  IMAGES: French soldiers coming out of their trenches and French soldiers in front of the Voevre.

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'The Capture of Carrigtwohill RIC Barracks, January 1920'  by Marie McCarthy
11 Dec

'The Capture of Carrigtwohill RIC Barracks, January 1920' by Marie McCarthy

Room 103 of the Cork School of Commerce, Morrisons Island, Centre, Cork, T12 H685, Ireland
11 Dec 2019 19:30

The Capture of Carrigtwohill RIC Barracks, January 1920  by Marie McCarthy

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