PRONI will host a half day conference looking at military traditions to mark the launch of a new book by Dr William Butler.
The day will feature input from a number of historians and academics, including:
• Dr Timothy Bowman (University of Kent): The Protestant amateur military tradition in Ireland since 1778
• Ian Montgomery (PRONI): Thoroughbred Irishmen: Black Watch volunteers in Dublin before the First World War.
• Michael Foy: The Fenian tradition in the latter nineteenth century.
• Dr William Butler (University of Kent): The Irish amateur military tradition in the British Army
The event will be followed by the launch of 'The Irish Amateur Military Tradition in the British Army, 1854-1992'.
Entry is free. CLICK HERE to register.