ARTILLERY CLUB’s DIARY of Events – 2022


Date Event Coordinator Remarks
21 April Field Trip to DFTC, Ordnance Workshops (Civil War 18-pounder Mark II QF Field Gun), and the Curragh Museum Col Seamus McDermott (Retd) Report and Photos on Website
19 June Defence Forces Veterans’ Day: McKee Bks Dublin Secretary
09 July Commemoration – Islandbridge President
10 July National Day of Commemoration President
01 September


Annual Golf Competition & Dinner: Midleton, Co Cork Lt Col Cormac Lalor (Retd) & Comdt Jack Burke (Retd) Report and Photos on Website
29 September Committee Meeting: McKee Barracks Secretary
October Foreign Field Trip to London Comdt Michael Flood (Retd) Deferred to 2023
26 October Arty Decades’ Reunion – Anniversary of PDF, FCA and AR Commissioning 1949-2019, 1950 – 2020, 1951 – 2021 and 1952 – 2022, Visit to Cadet School and Lunch in Military College Col Michael Smyth (Retd) Calling Notice Issued 14 July, reissued on 12 August.  Instructions issued 20 October

Report and Photos on Website

12 November Units’ Annual Mass and Wreath Laying: McKee Barracks Comdt R. Armstrong (Retd) Report and Photos on Website
16 November Defence Forces Remembrance Ceremony, National Memorial, Merrion Square, Dublin President
01 December Artillery School’s Annual St Barbara’s Commemoration, Defence Forces Training Centre Col Seamus McDermott (Retd) Calling Notice Later
02 December AGM and St Barbara’s Day Lunch: McKee Barracks Secretary Calling Notice issued 03 Nov