Artillery Club Newsletter 2/2019

Newsletter 2/2019 promulgated on 04 June, consists of sections covering Governance, Activities, the Artillery Corps and Looking into the Past.  .

Since the publication of Newsletter 1/2019, through the medium of emails, members were provided specific details regarding activities such as the Field Trip to Áras an Uachtaráin and the Equitation School, the Field Trip to the Cork Harbour’s Coast Defence Artillery Forts and the Foreign Field Trip to Athens.

Particular issues within this Newsletter include: D-Day Veteran – Comdt Paddy Gillen (Retd),
St Mary’s Battery Canada,  Activity Reports, Planned Activities, and News from the Regiments.

Photographs, including the featured group photograph with President Michael Higgins in Áras an Uachtaráin, are credited to the Defence Forces Press Office, the Club Membership, and RSM Joe Skelly 2 Artillery Regiment.

Looking into the Past provides an insight to Harold Skaarup’s Website titled “Artillery Preserved in Ireland”.

The School Commandant and Regimental Commanders are requested to post this Newsletter on IKON, circulate it to all PDF and AR Artillery officers under their command, and are encouraged to provide information for subsequent Newsletters.

Likewise, serving and retired personnel are encouraged to provide information, news and photographs, for publication in future Newsletters.

Upcoming activities include the Annual Golf Outing and Dinner on 23 August, and the Decades’ Reunion on 11 September.

To view the newsletter click on Artillery Club’s Newsletter 2/2019

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