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.
Until Further Notice all Branch Events are CAncelled due to Coronavirus Epidemic.
Upcoming Branch Events
ONLINE LECTURE 'Beyond Vimy Ridge: Canadian Corps Operations, 1918' By Rob Thompson Rob will take us away from Vimy Ridge and look at the Canadians during 1918. Emphasis on Amiens and the logistical setup required to move a 100,000-men-plus corps (and horses, artillery and equipment) in secret and have them in position within less than two weeks.…Event Details
ONLINE LECTURE 'Out of the Western Front Frying Pan and into the Fire of Fermoy…' By Steve Warburton A Captain in the Royal Berkshires at the outbreak of war in 1914, CHT Lucas had by November 1918 been promoted to be GOC 4th Division on France ... by way of 1st Ypres, Gallipoli, the Somme, Arras, 3rd Ypres, Cambrai, the MGC and the '1…Event Details
ONLINE LECTURE'The Conquest of German Togoland, August 1914'. By James White. This is an account of Britain’s first victorious, albeit short (three weeks), campaign of the Great War in West Africa. Led by a Captain Bryant and his men of the Gold Coast Regiment, it sees amongst many firsts the first shots fired by a British soldier in the Great …Event Details