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#First World War

From Croke Park to the trenches: the forgotten GAA heroes of World War I
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# Battlefields

From Croke Park to the trenches: the forgotten GAA heroes of World War I

Dec 24th 2018, 5:00 PM 17,394 Views 46 Comments

Dr Dónal McAnallen has found at least 10 All-Ireland finalists that fought in WWI.

Plan to remember Leitrim's WWI dead to 'challenge assumptions' about them
# War Dead
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# War Dead

Plan to remember Leitrim's WWI dead to 'challenge assumptions' about them

Dec 1st 2018, 7:45 AM 11,618 Views 35 Comments

A tender has been put out for a form of remembrance to be created

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from an Auschwitz crematorium
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# Poland

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from an Auschwitz crematorium

Jul 15th 2018, 2:49 PM 30,799 Views 26 Comments

The two Hungarians admitted their actions and were fined.

Exhibition shows letters and postcards sent to Irish women from the frontline in World War One
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# Doing Their Bit

Exhibition shows letters and postcards sent to Irish women from the frontline in World War One

Mar 24th 2018, 9:00 AM 12,375 Views 25 Comments

The exhibition looks at the impact the First World War had on Irish women.

A monument to Irish men who died fighting for the British has been vandalised
# Former Regiment
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# Former Regiment

A monument to Irish men who died fighting for the British has been vandalised

Dec 21st 2015, 9:28 PM 29,448 Views 131 Comments

A paint bomb was thrown at a monument to the Royal Munster Fusiliers in Tralee.

How the First World War changed soccer in Ireland
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# Interview

How the First World War changed soccer in Ireland

Aug 29th 2015, 10:00 AM 12,204 Views 16 Comments

The sport was not always wholly embraced by the masses.

The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I
# Hidden History
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# Hidden History

The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I

Aug 2nd 2015, 5:30 PM 18,380 Views 29 Comments

Pals – The Irish at Gallipoli tells their story.

These everyday objects bring a century of Irish history to life online
# First World War
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# First World War

These everyday objects bring a century of Irish history to life online

Jul 4th 2015, 10:30 AM 11,801 Views 4 Comments

Two new exhibitions chronicle the defining decades of modern Irish history.

In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled
# Seas Of Red
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# Seas Of Red

In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled

Nov 12th 2014, 2:23 PM 13,212 Views 28 Comments

All 888,246 flowers.

Ceremonies remember the First World War's fallen men and women
# Poppy Day
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# Poppy Day

Ceremonies remember the First World War's fallen men and women

Nov 9th 2014, 8:11 AM 7,354 Views 78 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs will all attend ceremonies today to mark Remembrance Day.

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online
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# Waltzing Matilda

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online

Oct 17th 2014, 5:41 PM 10,321 Views 20 Comments

The new resource comes as part of a collaboration between the Australian University of New South Wales and University College Dublin.

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches
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# Technicolour

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches

Aug 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 20,740 Views 19 Comments

The Open University has ‘colourised’ some photos from the time.

A 'sunlit picture of hell': War poet Siegfried Sassoon's WWI diaries published online
# The Great War
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# The Great War

A 'sunlit picture of hell': War poet Siegfried Sassoon's WWI diaries published online

Aug 1st 2014, 6:22 PM 8,061 Views 13 Comments

The Cambridge University Library digitised archive shows how Sassoon documented his experiences of the First World War in sketches and poetry.

This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict
# WWI
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# WWI

This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict

Jul 28th 2014, 9:51 PM 16,409 Views 22 Comments

Gif shows scope of the Great War which claimed over 37 million lives.

Lest we forget: Taoiseach and other leaders mark 100 years since World War I
# In Memoriam
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# In Memoriam

Lest we forget: Taoiseach and other leaders mark 100 years since World War I

Jun 26th 2014, 7:22 AM 4,746 Views 70 Comments

Leaders will meet at Ypres in Belgium, which was destroyed in World War I.

Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts
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# Treasure Hunt

Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts

May 17th 2014, 10:45 AM 4,617 Views 10 Comments

The cemetery is running a free Antiques Roadshow style event this weekend.

Poll: should we mark Poppy Day?
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# Your Say

Poll: should we mark Poppy Day?

Nov 5th 2012, 10:14 AM 17,055 Views 268 Comments

A Fine Gael TD will become the first politician since 1996 to wear the emblem in the Dáil.

Column: Yes, centenaries are tourism gold but let's not forget our past for a quick buck
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# Opinion

Column: Yes, centenaries are tourism gold but let's not forget our past for a quick buck

Jan 29th 2012, 6:00 PM 12 Views 49 Comments

Tour guide John Gibney says Ireland should recognise the events being marked over the coming years as vital parts of our heritage, and not just as opportunities for tourism.

Fighting talk: America's WWI-era posters
# WWI Posters
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# WWI Posters

Fighting talk: America's WWI-era posters

Jan 16th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,410 Views 3 Comments

Gallery: From recruitment drives to war relief efforts – a selection of First World War posters archived in the Library of Congress.