Arty Club’s Newsletter 2/2018 consists of sections covering Governance, Activities, the Artillery Corps and Looking into the Past. The same format will be reflected in this Newsletter.
Since the publication of Newsletter 1/2018, through the medium of emails, members were provided specific details regarding upcoming activities such as the Field Trip to Birr and Templemore, the Gala Dinner, and the Foreign Field Trip to Vienna.
Photographs are credited to the Defence Forces Press Office and the Club Membership.
Looking into the Past, contains an extract from an article published in the November 1973 edition of An Cosantóir, titled “At the Beginning”, written by Lieutenant-General P.A. Mulcahy (Retd). This particular edition of An Cosantóir marked the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Artillery Corps, and can be viewed on the Club’s Web Site.
The School Commandant and Regimental Commanders are requested to post this Newsletter on IKON, circulate it to all Permanent Defence Force and Army Reserve 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 the Club’s Newsletters.
Upcoming Club activities include the Gala Dinner on Thursday 05 July, Guard Mounting Ceremony (2 Arty Regt) on Saturday 18 July at the National Memorial, and the Golf Outing on Thursday, 23 August.