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 1930 hrs and all Members are welcome. There is an optional supper in the dining room following same at 2045 hrs for those who wish to continue the discussion. Supper cost €20 main course and a glass of wine,  Reservations to Catering.

RIYC Member and noted maritime historian Hal Sisk will deliver the next talk in the RIYC Military History Book Club series. Entitled "The Irishman who captured the flagship of the Royal Navy" it will take place at 1930 hrs on Wednesday 31 January in the Club. There is an optional supper in the dining room following same at 20.45 hrs for those who wish to continue the discussion. The latter must be booked by individuals in advance with catering.

Previous meetings have discussed "Jutland - a failure of British command”presented by Mr David Beattie, "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 Mahony; "The Punic Wars" presented by Des Cummins.

All members welcome and details available from Winifred McCourt winifred62@hotmail.co.uk or 087 2446004