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• Historical Talk • Dublin
Interested in the Great War? The Dublin Branch of the Western Front Association holds monthly meetings in the Lecture Theatre at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, (Collins Barracks.) The meetings are open to everyone and the doors open at 2.pm for a 2.30 start, while entry is free we would welcome a donation of 3 Euro to help cover our costs. Saturday, 18 February, 2017. Annual General Meeting (For full details of the AGM, please see our website, address shown below) Followed Immediately By "Lt. Michael A Higgins; Leinster Regiment. A Family Reminiscence" By Denis Kirby. Denis' talk tells the story of the time Higgins spent in the Leinsters from January 1915 until March 1917. Higgins, whose eldest brother was a Surgeon Commander on the Royal Navy, was the younger brother of Dr. Tom O'Higgins TD, former Head of the Irish Army Medical Corps and subsequently Minister for Defence 1948 - 51 and an older brother of Kevin O'Higgins TD, a member of the First Dail and subsequently Vice President of the Irish Free State Government and first Minister for Justice, until his assassination in 1927. They were all uncles of Denis. Denis is a retired Human Resources consultant, a member of the Cork Branch of the Western Front Association and Vice-Chairman of the Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians) Association. For more information, contact our Chairman, Ian Chambers. For more information, contact our Chairman, Ian Chambers. Telephone: 018958834. Email: ian1914@eircom.net See Our Website At: wfadublin.webs.com and Our Facebook Page At: Dublin Branch, Western Front Association.
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