ARTILLERY CLUB’s DIARY of Events – 2017

The Club’s activities are of an Artillery nature, hopefully appealing to a large number of members.  Members are encouraged to offer recommendations for Club activities.  The current version of the 2017 Diary of Events is outlined below.  The Diary remains iterative in nature and outlines activities which are associated with the Club’s objectives.

Date Event Coordinator Remarks
26 January Committee Meeting – McKee Barracks Secretary Minutes circulated on 13 February
23 Feb Field Trip – Air Corps, Casement Aerodrome Col S. McDermott (Retd) 27 Attendees including 4 Guests
23 February Committee Meeting – Casement Aerodrome – 1500hrs Secretary Minutes circulated on 23 February
27 April  National Museum Ireland,  Collins Bks, Dublin Comdt Lar Joye 18 attendees including 1 Guest
27 April Committee Meeting – Collins Barracks Secretary Minutes Circulated 23 May
22/23 June Field Trip – Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa (5 Fd Arty Regt FCA). Col C. Fitzsimons (Retd)  17 Attendees including  3 Guests
29 June Committee Meeting – McKee Barracks Secretary Minutes Circulated
08 July Commemoration – Islandbridge President Club Represented
09 July National Day of Commemoration – RHK President Club Represented
13 July Arty Shoot – Glen Imaal Col S. McDermott (Retd) 30 Attendees (Serving & Retired)
22 July Wreath Laying, National Memorial, Merrion Square President Club Represented
24 August Annual Golf Competition & Dinner – Glasson Hotel Golf Club Comdt C. O’Flanagan (Retd)

Lt Col R.Twomey (Retd)

23 Attendees – See Website
13 September Arty Decades’ Reunion – Anniversary of PDF, FCA and AR Commissioning 1947-2017, Visit to Cadet School and Lunch in Military College Col M. Smyth (Retd) 13 Attendees – See Website
08 October Defence Forces Veterans’ Day – DFTC Secretary
28 September Committee Meeting – McKee Barracks Secretary Minutes Circulated
01 – 05  Oct Field Trip – Portuguese Artillery School, Lisbon Comdt M. Flood (Retd) 28 Attendees – See Website
09 November Gunner Officers & RSMs’ Last Round – Glen Imaal Col S. McDermott (Retd) Calling Notice – 02 Nov 17
11 November Wreath Laying & Annual Mass – McKee Barracks Secretary Calling Notice – 18 Oct 17
01 December AGM and St Barbara’s Day Lunch – McKee Bks Secretary Calling Notice – 07 Nov 17