Civil War Soldiers Visit Kinsale

As part of Irish National Heritage Week, Charles Fort in Kinsale is hosting the ‘Calling Them Home’ military reenactment show. Among the main participants are The PARDS, an American Civil War reenactment group from Ireland. The show will run from 12.00 to 17.00 on Saturday and Sunday the 28th and 29th August, and admission is free. For more details of what events are on across Ireland during Heritage Week click here.


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Author:Damian Shiels

I am an archaeologist based in Ireland, specialising in conflict archaeology.

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4 Comments on “Civil War Soldiers Visit Kinsale”

  1. reenactment man
    August 26, 2012 at 8:20 pm #

    i went today with my friend it was the best place i ever went to im going to be like them when i grow up

    • August 27, 2012 at 9:22 am #

      Hi Cormac,

      It is a great place and Calling Them Home is a really good event!

      Kind Regards,


  2. September 26, 2012 at 1:29 am #

    are there active American Civil War reenactments in Ireland?

    • October 4, 2012 at 9:39 am #

      Hi Jed, There are some- the most active group are called The Pards and do events around the country, although we have nothing on the scale of the US unfortunately!

      Kind Regards,


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