ARTILLERY CLUB’s DIARY of Events – 2023

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Arty Club Diary – 2023 (Version 23 Feb 23)


Date Event Coordinator Remarks
26 January Committee Meeting: McKee Barracks Secretary  
23 February Field Trip:  National Museum, Collins Barracks, Dublin Comdt Lar Joye Report and Photos on Website
23 February Committee Meeting: Collins Barracks, Dublin Secretary  
25 April Field Trip: Artillery School and National Stud Col Tom Carter (Retd)

Col S. McDermott (Retd)

25 April Committee Meeting: Ceannt Officers’ Mess, DFTC Secretary  
18/19 May Field Trip: Fort Shannon, Foynes Flying Boat   Museum, Bunratty, Árd na Crusha and St John’s Castle Capt Pete Murray (Retd)  
01 June Defence Forces Ceremony, Centenary of Artillery Corps, Collins Barracks Cork President  
TBA Gala Dinner 100th Anniversary of Artillery Corps and  50th Anniversary of Artillery Club President  
29 June Committee Meeting: McKee Barracks Secretary  
08 July Commemoration – Islandbridge President  
09 July National Day of Commemoration President  
16 August Annual Golf Competition & Dinner

Royal Curragh Golf Club & Hotel Keadeen

Comdt O’Flanagan (Retd)

Comdt M. Flood (Retd)

13 September Arty Decades’ Reunion – Anniversary of PDF, FCA and AR Commissioning 1953- 2023, Visit to Cadet School and Lunch in Military College Col M. Smyth (Retd)  
TBA Arty Shoot – Glen Imaal Col S. McDermott (Retd)  
28 September Committee Meeting: McKee Barracks Secretary  
01 Oct Defence Forces Veterans’ Day    
TBA Oct Foreign Field Trip: Artillery Installations, London Comdt M. Flood (Retd)  
10 Nov Units’ Annual Mass & Wreath Laying, McKee Barracks Secretary  
01 December AGM and St Barbara’s Day Lunch: McKee Barracks Secretary