Jutland - 100 years on.

To commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Jutland which took place from 31st May to 1st June 1916 the Cork Branch of the Western Front Association will hold a one day exhibition in memory of all those from Queenstown and the surrounding areas (Cobh, Whitegate, Aghada, Monkstown, Passage West and other coastal towns) who perished.

They would particularly like to meet descendants of those who were lost and who might like to share their stories.

The exhibition will take place at the Cobh Maritime Building on Saturday 28th May


2016 from 12 noon to 4pm.

The exhibition is free and all are welcome

Royal Munster Fusiliers - Tralee

On Sat. 4th June, the RMFA and representatives of Kerry County Council will officially dedicate the memorial which was erected by Tralee Town Council near Ballymullen Barracks. The memorial is in memory of those from Tralee town who died in the First World War while serving with the RMF and other military units, including those of Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
Two panels are being erected at the memorial containing the names of those who were killed.
This will be an open event and all are invited to attend the ceremony which will take place at 3.00pm.

The Royal Munster Fusiliers Memorial at Ballymullen Tralee.

Charles Fort Memorial

On the 8th May on the 101st anniversary of the Last Absolution of the Munsters at Rue de Bois, the OPW and the Royal Munster Fusiliers Association unveiled at Charles Fort Kinsale, a new memorial plinth to the memory of the Munsters who had served there. Members of the association along with staff of Charles Fort, the OPW, The Great War Society, representatives from the disbanded Irish Regimental Associations and invited guests were present at the unveiling. The monument was unveiled by Ollie Griffin, President of the RMFA.