On 9-11 June 2017 Kildare County Council’s in association with Ireland’s Military Story, Merrion Press and June Fest, hosted the inaugural Irish Military Seminar, at the Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. The aim of the seminar was to look at all aspects of Irish military history, in a county that has a long association with mutiple military traditions that continues up to the present day. Participants included Helen Litton, John Dorney, Lar Joye, James Durney, Declan Power, Helene O’Keeffe, Maurice O’Keeffe, and Wesley Bourke. The seminar will also incorporate a number of displays and a field trip. The seminar was organised under the auspices of the Creative Ireland Initiative.