The RIYC MILITARY HISTORY BOOK CLUB meets monthly for a presentation and discussion on a range of military history topics and books chosen by members. 
Monthly meetings take place in the Club Library or Drawing Room at 19.30hrs and all Members are welcome. There is an optional supper in the dining room following same at 20.45hrs for those who wish to continue the discussion. Cost €20 main course and a glass of wine, Reservations to Catering.

Wednesday 11 October:  Mr. Des Cummins "The Punic Wars" (open to all members & guests)
Wednesday 22 November: Mr. David Beattie "Jutland - a failure of British command”
Thursday 9 November: Annual Dinner with guest lecture by Sandhurst academic and German military expert,  Dr Matthias Strohn who will discuss The Western Front. 
Previous meetings have discussed "War and Medical Advances" presented Dr. Peter Boylan;  ‘Pursuit The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck’ by Ludovic Kennedy presented by Joe Conway;  ‘Antwerp and the German occupation of the Scheldt estuary’ presented by Desmond Kelliher; ‘Paris 1919' by Margaret Macmillan presented by Dr. Jane Mahon. All members welcome and details available from Winifred McCourt or 087 2446004