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 working on a part-time research masters degree at UCD. He has a strong interest in Birr Barracks and the Leinster Regiment