Burke, Thomas

Tom Burke was a member of the committee behind the Island of Ireland Peace Park in Messines opened in 1998. In August 2004, Tom was awarded an MBE for his contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process He has contributed to several publications on Ireland and the First World War. He was a consultant on several television and radio documentaries on Ireland’s participation in the First World War presented by RTE, BBC (NI) and UTV. He is a member of the WW1 advisory committee to the National Library and National Museum of Ireland.