Launch of Napoleon Society of Ireland

The Napleon Society of Ireland (NSI) will be officially launched on Sunday the 4th of March at 5pm in Saint Catherine’s Church on Thomas Street, Dublin 8.

We are delighted to announce that the NSI will be jointly launched by Mr. Chris Flynn, Principal Officer of Arts and Cutural Institutions, The Department of Arts, Hertitage and Gaeltacht Affairs and Msr. Gerard Cairet, Head of Council, The French Embassy.

The event will be attended by J. David Markham, President of the International Napoleonic Society (INS), who is flying in from Floriday especially for the occasion.

Dr. Rafe Blaufarb of the INS will also attend the ceremony which will be a remarkable celebration of a shared history between the Irish and French Nations.

The Emmet Medal for humanitarianism will be presented to Sr. Stan Kennedy, founder of the Immigrant Council of Ireland by Philip Emmet, the current representative of the Emmet family.

All are welcome to attend. For further information, please contact Derek Byrne at

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