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‘The Armistice’ with Gerry White.


Gerry White will be giving a presentation on the Armistice.     Image: Marshal Ferdinand Foch's train arriving at Compiegne for negotiations with the German representatives, 6 November 1918.

One Day Conference : 'To End All Wars? The Aftermath and Legacy of The First World War'


Registration at 09:30am


Professor Gary Sheffield, (University of Wolverhampton, President of The Western Front Association): ‘Hinge of the 20th Century: The Aftermath of the First World War’

Gerry White, (Island of Ireland Trustee, WFA): 'From Gunner to Guerrilla - Tom Barry's Road to Rebellion'


Port Centre, Alexandra Rd, Nor…

ONLINE 'From Gunner to Guerrilla – Tom Barry’s Road to Rebellion' by Gerry White


    About the online talk: Tom Barry was one of the most significant and controversial figures on the republican side during the Irish War of Independence. As commander of the Flying Column of Cork No. 3 Brigade of the IRA, he conducted a number of successful operations against the forces of the Crown including the Kilmchael Ambush on 28 Novemb…

Ep. 163 – Tom Barry – British First World War soldier to IRA leader – Gerry White


Gerry White, Chairman of the Cork branch of The Western Front Association, talks about his research into Tom Barry, who was a British soldier in the First World and became a leading IRA commander during the Anglo-Irish War.

‘The Barracks on the Hill: A History of Victoria/Collins Barracks Cork’ with Gerry White


Collins Barracks in Cork City is over 200 years old. First occupied in 1806, it was one of the largest British military installations in Ireland. Unlike other barracks in Ireland, it didn't serve as a regimental headquarters. Instead, because of its proximity to Cork harbour and the city's rail network, it became a staging post for British units he…

We are delighted to announce a series of WFA supported events taking place at Cork Public Museum this April and May


VENUE: Cork Public Museum, Fitzgerald Park, and Mardyke Walk, Cork, T12 V0AA.  All talks will start at 1 p.m. All events are FREE (see details below to register attendance) These talks will examine elements of the First World War and its impact on Cork, its people, society, and politics. 1 April : A display of artefacts of the First World War…

'Slaughter on the Somme – Britain’s Bloody Battle of 1916' with Gerry White


The Battle of the Somme was one of the most important and bloodiest battles of the First World War. This illustrated presentation is aimed both at those with little or no knowledge of the battle and those who have a more detailed knowledge. It examines the background to the battle; the plan, strategy and tactics adopted by the British forces; the r…

'Exploring the legacy and impact of the First World War on Cork' Panel Discussion


In the final event in the series of First World War presentations hosted by Cork Public Museum over the last five months, the curator, Dan Breen, will be in conversation with Dr. John Borgonovo from the School of History in University College Cork (UCC), and Gerry White, the Island of Ireland Trustee and chair of the Cork Branch of the WFA. Among t…

A Night at the Museum - Cork, Ireland


On 5th October 2023, The Cork Branch of the WFA in conjunction with Cork Public Museum will present ‘A Night at the Museum’. During this event, Tony Bolton, the Chair of the WFA along with Dr. Tom Thorpe and Gerry White, both of whom sit on The WFA Executive Committee, will give talks. Members of the Cork branch will also provide a research facilit…

A Great Hatred – The Assassination of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson MP by Ronan McGreevy


Faber & Faber, 2022 £16.99, paperback 442 pages, notes, bibliography b/w photos and index ISBN 978–0–571–37281–2 On the afternoon of 22 June 1922, Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson, the Irish–born former Chief of the Imperial General Staff and Unionist MP for the Northern Ireland constituency of North Down, unveiled a memorial in Liverp…