Dates for your Diary 2023

2023 Events

10 June                         Leinster Regimental Association lunch – London

11 June                         CIROCA – Cenotaph Parade, Whitehall

Saturday 12th August 2023.

10.30hrs:                     AGM. Birr Theatre.

11.30hrs:                      Talk on “The Leinsters in Victoria Barracks, Cork” given by Gerry White.

13.15hrs:                       Crinkhill – Wreath Laying, Exhortation, Silence and Reveille.

9 November                 Field of Remembrance – Westminster Abbey, London.

11 November               Remembrance Day.

12 November               Remembrance Sunday

2022 Events

11 June                         Leinster Regimental Association lunch – London

12 June                         Disbanded Irish Regiments service – St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin.

12 June                         CIROCA – Cenotaph Parade, Whitehall.

9 July                             Annual Ceremony of Remembrance & Wreath Laying – Islandbridge, Ireland.

7 August                        OGM (Ireland), wreath laying – Birr Vintage Week (see below for more details)

10 (tbc) November      Field of Remembrance – Westminster Abbey, London.

11 November               Remembrance Day.

13 November               Remembrance Sunday

19 November              Joint meeting – LRA and Western Front Association – details below.

Sunday 7th August 2022.

10.30hrs: LRA Ireland AGM. Birr Theatre.

11.30hrs: Talk on the life and exploits of Martin O’Meara VC, AIF, given by Gerry O’Meara.

12.30hrs: Informal lunch in The Thatch, Crinkill. (Booking through Denis Kirby is essential)

14.30hrs: Colour parties and parade assemble.

15.00hrs: Welcome Address by LRA Chairman, Lt-Col Mark Weldon followed by responses from the principal guests.

15.30hrs: Addresses by Brian Kennedy on the disbandment of the Leinster Regiment and by Stephen Callaghan on the handing over of Crinkill Barracks to the Irish Army.

16.00hrs: Wreath Laying, Exhortation, Past Post, Silence and Reveille.

16.15hrs: The Blessing followed by the march off.

16.30hrs: Conclusion of events.

Saturday 19th November 

14.00hrs:  Joint Leinster Regiment Association /Dublin Western Front Association meeting

Location: Pearse Street Public Library, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Topic: Martin Moffatt VC and the Liberation of Ledegem      Presented by Denis Kirby.