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From TheJournal.ie Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations Warsaw

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations

Among the slogans that participants shouted were “USA, empire of evil” and “Poland, white and Catholic.”

From TheJournal.ie Commemorations in Ireland and abroad mark centenary of the end of World War I Armistice Day

Commemorations in Ireland and abroad mark centenary of the end of World War I

The First World War officially ended at 11am on 11 November 1918.

From TheJournal.ie Remembering World War I: The Hauntings Soldier keeps watch at St Stephen's Green Armistice Day This post contains videos

Remembering World War I: The Hauntings Soldier keeps watch at St Stephen's Green

Events are taking place this morning to mark the moment the guns fell silent.

From TheJournal.ie '2 more weeks and he'd be back with other survivors with scarred lungs, stumped limbs or a shattered sanity' Opinion

'2 more weeks and he'd be back with other survivors with scarred lungs, stumped limbs or a shattered sanity'

Remembering our war dead means reminding ourselves who and what made them war dead and to despise their modern-day equivalents, writes Tom Farrell.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know World War One? Armistice Day

Quiz: How well do you know World War One?

Armistice Day will be marked tomorrow, 100 years on from the cessation of hostilities.

From TheJournal.ie Forgotten by whom? The memory of World War I in Ireland Armistice Day

Forgotten by whom? The memory of World War I in Ireland

The war was never forgotten among those who had fought it or those who lost loved ones, writes historian Donal Fallon.

From TheJournal.ie Macron seeks to defuse tensions after Trump blasted his proposals for a European army Best Of Friends

Macron seeks to defuse tensions after Trump blasted his proposals for a European army

The two leaders held talks ahead of World War I commemorations this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are divided on whether their politicians should wear the poppy Armistice Day

Irish people are divided on whether their politicians should wear the poppy

In a survey for the Claire Byrne Show, one in five people said they didn’t know whether elected officials should wear it.

From TheJournal.ie World War I memorial in Clare vandalised by 'spineless coward' Ennis

World War I memorial in Clare vandalised by 'spineless coward'

The memorial which came about after a number of years of fundraising is worth about €70,000.

From TheJournal.ie Calls to move Presidential Inauguration date as it will clash with Armistice Day memorial Centenary

Calls to move Presidential Inauguration date as it will clash with Armistice Day memorial

Labour and Sinn Féin said the date should be changed.

From TheJournal.ie Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery Armistice Day

Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery

The event was marked by the laying of wreaths at the France-Ireland memorial and Cross of Sacrifice.

From The42 Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan Remembrance This post contains videos

Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan

Goals from Kyle Lafferty, Gareth McAuley, Conor McLaughlin and Chris Brunt secured the win for Michael O’Neill’s team.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's World War One war dead are remembered on Armistice Day Poppy Day

Ireland's World War One war dead are remembered on Armistice Day

About 50,000 Irish men fought and died during the war.

From The42 'England's players want to wear poppies' Debate

'England's players want to wear poppies'

Harry Kane is satisfied at the outcome of his country’s recent debate with Fifa.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you wear a poppy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you wear a poppy?

You might see a few around to mark Armistice Day.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled Seas Of Red
From TheJournal.ie 'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered' Ceremony This post contains images

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'

A remembrance ceremony was held this afternoon in Glasnevin Cemetery.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out Armistice Day

In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out

Today marks Armistice Day.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy? Opinion

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?

On the eve of November 11, writer and film-maker Liam Nolan questions the continued resentment towards the wearing of the poppy of remembrance – especially in light of loss of Irish life in the two world wars.