The Irish Sword

The Irish Sword

Abbreviated title (ISO 4): Irish Sword

Discipline: Military history of Ireland

Language: English

Edited by: Kenneth Ferguson

Publisher: Military History Society of Ireland (Ireland)

Publication history: 1949–present

Frequency: Biannual

The Irish Sword is the official journal of the Military History Society of Ireland containing articles on the military history of Ireland, book reviews, notes, notices, queries, illustrations and proceedings.

It includes information on subjects such as "West Cork and the Elizabethan wars" and the experiences of Irish soldiers in Swedish service.

The journal has been published since 1949, normally with two issues a year. The editor-in-chief is Kenneth Ferguson. Gerard Anthony Hayes-McCoy was founder editor, editing the journal for the first ten years to 1959. Kevin Danaher edited from 1960 to 1971.