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

Nov 11th 2018, 10:50 AM 16,375 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Nov 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 17,957 Views 12 Comments

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

A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin
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A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin

Sep 30th 2017, 9:45 AM 16,729 Views 28 Comments

Of the 36 people who died in the bombings, only four bodies were found.

WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium
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WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium

Sep 20th 2017, 10:30 PM 25,029 Views 27 Comments

The bodies of 22 sailors are understood to still be inside the wreckage.

424 Irish borstal boys chose war over internment - many died hoping for redemption
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424 Irish borstal boys chose war over internment - many died hoping for redemption

Jun 4th 2017, 6:00 PM 16,608 Views 8 Comments

British authorities saw institutions as fertile recruiting grounds for the army.

Arthur Corrie Lewin - the Irishman who went missing while flying over Africa
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Arthur Corrie Lewin - the Irishman who went missing while flying over Africa

Jan 3rd 2017, 6:30 PM 398 Views 5 Comments

His story is told in this extract from the book The Glorious Madness, written by historian Turtle Bunbury.

Poll: Would you wear a poppy?
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Poll: Would you wear a poppy?

Nov 11th 2015, 9:37 AM 33,409 Views 247 Comments

You might see a few around to mark Armistice Day.

These amazing colourised photographs bring World War I to life
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These amazing colourised photographs bring World War I to life

Aug 2nd 2015, 7:00 PM 31,269 Views 48 Comments

The ‘war to end all wars’ up close.

Photos: The Irish at War - stories of 21 Irish men and women brought to life
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Photos: The Irish at War - stories of 21 Irish men and women brought to life

Jan 29th 2015, 7:30 AM 16,572 Views 68 Comments

The propaganda posters, letters, guns and even the clothing of the time is on show.

8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I
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8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I

Nov 30th 2014, 5:00 PM 27,926 Views 33 Comments

The daughter of a Kerry clergyman, three Irish air aces and a Corkman who won the Victoria Cross – some of the hidden heroes of WWI.

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

Aug 1st 2014, 6:22 PM 8,063 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
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This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict

Jul 28th 2014, 9:51 PM 16,412 Views 22 Comments

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

Column: 'Hell is Coming' - fragments of horror from World War One
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Column: 'Hell is Coming' - fragments of horror from World War One

Jul 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 865 Views 24 Comments

One hundred years ago today, a conflict broke out that would change the world forever.

100 years since the double assassination which sparked WWI
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100 years since the double assassination which sparked WWI

Jun 28th 2014, 10:15 AM 14,560 Views 46 Comments

Controversy and debate continue over the character of Gavrilo Princip, the man who shot the Austro-Hungarian heir.

A snapshot of the Irish in World War I
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A snapshot of the Irish in World War I

Nov 10th 2012, 8:45 AM 12,758 Views 17 Comments

The National Archives has digitised the wills of 9,000 soldiers killed in action during the Great War.