Dates for your Diary 2024


15 June                         Leinster Regimental Association AGM & lunch – London

16 June                         CIROCA – Cenotaph Parade, Whitehall

Sunday 3 November 3pm – Royal Irish Regiment Service of Remembrance, St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast.

Thursday 7 November 2024 – The Poppy Field of Remembrance, Westminster Abbey.

 Sunday November 10 – Remembrance Sunday.


Saturday 13 July – RBL(RoI) Wreath laying ceremony, Islandbridge, Dublin

Sunday 14 July – 10.30 am National Day of Commemoration, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin

Wednesday 31 July – Opening of Leinster Regiment display at Birr Library

Saturday 10 August – 10 am AGM – Birr Civic Offices.

Followed by Lecture on the Connaught Rangers mutiny and the Birr connection.

Wreath laying ceremony in Crinkle.

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.