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. 


Future Meetings:

18 January     

The Men of Wicklow Parish in The Great War. By John Goodman.

15 February

Trench Warfare in the Fourteen Acres. By Stephen Callaghan.

04 April

'Guinness Roll of Honour'. By Nigel Henderson. (CANCELLED)

16 May

The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at the Rue du Bois. By Gerry White.



 

Upcoming Branch Events

The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at the Rue du Bois.
16 May

The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at the Rue du Bois.

Pearse Street Library, 138 – 144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
16 May 2020 14:00

The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at the Rue du Bois.   By Gerry White. On the 8 May 1915 the 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers were making their way up the Rue du Bois to the front lines to take part in the Battle of Aubers Ridge that was to take place the following morning. Before reaching the front line the unit chaplain, Fr. F…

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'Human Shields or Innocent Victims:  The Sinking of the RMS Lusitania, May 7th 1915'. By James Scannell
20 Jun

'Human Shields or Innocent Victims: The Sinking of the RMS Lusitania, May 7th 1915'. By James Scannell

Pearse Street Library, 138 – 144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
20 Jun 2020 14:00

This talk will cover the financing and construction of this liner, progressing to her use  in the First World War as a high speed  courier vessel bringing warlike stores  to the UK from the USA, ending with her last voyage  including some of these  carried on her who were engaged in war work and whether or not passengers on that fateful last v…

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