ARTILLERY CLUB’s DIARY of Events – 2020


Date Event Coordinator Remarks
16 January Committee Meeting: McKee Barracks Secretary Minutes Circulated
19 February Field Trip:  Irish Wars 1919 – 1923, Collins Barracks, Dublin Comdt Lar Joye 25 Attendees, photos on website
19 February Committee Meeting: Collins Barracks, Dublin Secretary Minutes Circulated
23 April Field Trip: Ordnance School and National Stud Col Tom Carter (Retd)

Col S.  McDermott (Retd)

Deferred to 2021
23 April Committee Meeting: Ceannt Officers’ Mess Secretary Deferred 11 March
09  May Defence Forces Veterans’ Day: Collins Bks Dublin Secretary Cancelled 18 March
28/29 May Field Trip: Fort Shannon, Foynes Flying Boat   Museum, Bunratty, Árd na Crusha and St John’s Castle Capt Pete Murray (Retd) Deferred to 2021 on 22 May
TBA Arty Shoot – Glen Imaal Col S. McDermott (Retd)
25 June Committee Meeting: McKee Barracks Secretary Deferred on 22 May
11 July Commemoration – Islandbridge President
12 July National Day of Commemoration President
20 August Annual Golf Competition & Dinner: Birr Comdt O’Flanagan (Retd)

Comdt M. Flood (Retd)

Under Review,
09 September Arty Decades’ Reunion – Anniversary of PDF, FCA and AR Commissioning 1950-2020, Visit to Cadet School and Lunch in Military College Col M. Smyth (Retd) Deferred to 2021 on 22 May


24 September Committee Meeting: McKee Barracks Secretary
04 – 08 Oct Foreign Field Trip: Arty Installations, London Comdt M. Flood (Retd) Deferred to 2021 on 22 May
TBA Nov Annual Mass & Wreath Laying &: McKee Barracks Secretary
04 December AGM and St Barbara’s Day Lunch: McKee Barracks Secretary