Artillery Club’s Newsletter 1/2019

The Artillery Club’s Newsletter 1/2019 includes sections covering Governance, Activities, the Artillery Corps and Looking into the Past.  .   

Particular issues within this Newsletter include 2018 AGM, Activity Reports, Planned Activities, and finally News from the Regiments. 

The article on Fort Dunree County Donegal and Garry Point Fort County Down was kindly provided by Colonel Brian O’Reilly (Retd). 

Photographs are credited to the Defence Forces Press Office and Club Membership.

Looking into the Past recalls the speech made by Canada’s Ambassador to Ireland,
H.E. Kevin Vickers ONB SC, Guest of Honour at the Club’s 2018 Annual Saint Barbara’s Lunch.  The complete speech which was published in the Canadian Gunner News on
31 January, is posted on the Club’s Website in the Information Section under Publications.

The School Commandant and Regimental Commanders are requested to post this Newsletter on IKON, circulate it to all PDF and AR 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 activities include the Visit to Áras and Uachtaráin and the Equitation School on Thursday 25 April, and the Field Trip to Cork Harbour Coast Defence Artillery Forts (1 & 8 Fd Arty Regts): 23/24 May. 

The current version of the Diary of Events for 2019 is posted on the Club’s website and is attached as Annex A to the Newsletter..

,Download a copy in PDF format of Newsletter  01 / 2019 of The Irish Artillery Club.




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