Modified Diary of Events 2020

On account of Government advice arising from Covid-19, regretfully the Committee agreed on 22 May to defer the Field Trip to Shannon, the Decades’ Reunion and the Foreign Field Trip to London until 2021.   The Committee apologies for any inconvenience caused, but the circumstances are outside of our control.

Keep Safe.

The modified Diary of Events is as follows:

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: Secretary Minutes Circulated
23 April Field Trip: Ordnance School and National Stud Col Tom Carter (Retd)

Col S.  McDermott (Retd)

Deferred to 2021 on 11 March
23 April Committee Meeting: Officers’ Mess, McKee Barracks Secretary  
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 11 March
TBA Arty Shoot – Glen Imaal Col S. McDermott (Retd)  
25 June Committee Meeting: McKee Barracks Secretary Cancelled on 22 May 20
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, Go/NoGo  Later
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: Artillery 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  

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