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Tuesday, 8 January 2013

The Fighting Irish conference

A Military converence is to be held in Roscommon in May.

Theme: For Flag and Country – The Emigrant Irish in Military Service.

For over 400 years Irish emigrants have served in the military forces of their adopted countries. At a time when Ireland is recognized globally for it's Peacekeeping duties with the UN, this conference explores the history of "The Fighting Irish".

Date and time: Friday 3 May. From 9.45am to 4pm.

Venue: Gleeson's, The Square, Roscommon, Ireland.

Fee: The Conference fee is €60 which includes refreshments and a light lunch.

Places strictly limited to 100

The full programme, biographies of speakers, details of an optional add-on tour and payment instructions can be downloaded here.