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Long-lost war medal belonging to Dublin native recovered following years of research
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Long-lost war medal belonging to Dublin native recovered following years of research

Sep 9th 2020, 10:30 PM 25,057 Views 13 Comments

Dubliner James Murray fought for Britain in the Second Boer War and the First World War.

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

Dec 24th 2018, 5:00 PM 17,413 Views 50 Comments

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

Call for permanent war memorial in Dublin city as Hauntings Soldier is removed
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Call for permanent war memorial in Dublin city as Hauntings Soldier is removed

Nov 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 18,061 Views 32 Comments

The World War I sculpture, which was on temporary display in Stephen’s Green, was vandalised last week.

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'
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Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'

Nov 12th 2018, 7:58 AM 43,937 Views 67 Comments

The US President was criticised for not attending the event on Saturday.

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations
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Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations

Nov 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 31,474 Views 145 Comments

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

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

Nov 5th 2018, 11:36 PM 27,670 Views 72 Comments

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

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare
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Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

May 14th 2018, 7:33 PM 84,226 Views 80 Comments

Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin.

Australian submarine which went missing 103 years ago during WWI has been found
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Australian submarine which went missing 103 years ago during WWI has been found

Dec 21st 2017, 1:13 PM 23,543 Views 13 Comments

It was the first Allied submarine loss in World War 1

Move by French company to cancel wind farm on site of Australian war dead welcomed as 'very touching'
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Move by French company to cancel wind farm on site of Australian war dead welcomed as 'very touching'

Nov 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 12,654 Views 8 Comments

10,000 Australians were killed or wounded at Bullecourt in northern France in 1917, towards the end of World War I.

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

Nov 11th 2017, 6:53 PM 11,779 Views 71 Comments

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

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
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Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:10 PM 25,085 Views 112 Comments

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

Wreckage of a World War I submarine 'disabled by a sea monster' found off Scotland
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Wreckage of a World War I submarine 'disabled by a sea monster' found off Scotland

Oct 19th 2016, 1:21 PM 29,443 Views 26 Comments

The submarine had been waiting at the surface when it was found.

Appeal after World War One medals stolen during robbery
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Appeal after World War One medals stolen during robbery

Apr 11th 2016, 10:10 PM 6,952 Views 5 Comments

These medals were awarded to sapper Mcintyre Shield Pelan.

Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men
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Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men

Jan 1st 2016, 9:15 AM 13,531 Views 18 Comments

“Is Germany going to treat Ireland differently from Poland?”

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

Nov 11th 2015, 9:37 AM 33,417 Views 247 Comments

You might see a few around to mark Armistice Day.

Why are people talking about the execution of a nurse 100 years ago?
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Why are people talking about the execution of a nurse 100 years ago?

Oct 12th 2015, 3:30 PM 23,828 Views 15 Comments

Edith Cavell’s death sparked outrage.

PICTURES: Survivors of the Lusitania remember 'murder by savages'
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PICTURES: Survivors of the Lusitania remember 'murder by savages'

May 7th 2015, 7:20 AM 57,396 Views 90 Comments

In just 18 short minutes, the boat sank and 1,198 people lost their lives. We hear from two people who lived.

The disastrous WWI Gallipoli campaign, and the brutality of war
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The disastrous WWI Gallipoli campaign, and the brutality of war

Apr 25th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,454 Views 30 Comments

Today marks exactly 100 years since the beginning of one of the most disastrous moments in World War I.

Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI
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Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI

Dec 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,441 Views 3 Comments

An Irishwoman and her friends sent comfort and hope to soldiers in the bleakest midwinters of the Great War.

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 27,959 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.

Family legends, ghosts, and nuns: The real Irish lives of WWI
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Family legends, ghosts, and nuns: The real Irish lives of WWI

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:45 AM 7,678 Views 9 Comments

Meet Jack Leslie, aged 97.

The Sainsbury's Christmas ad is even more heartbreaking than the John Lewis one
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The Sainsbury's Christmas ad is even more heartbreaking than the John Lewis one

Nov 13th 2014, 9:12 AM 21,964 Views 34 Comments

Just when you thought Christmas ads couldn’t get any more emotional.

In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out
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In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out

Nov 11th 2014, 9:43 AM 11,102 Views 27 Comments

Today marks Armistice Day.

These prints show how artists reacted to World War I
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These prints show how artists reacted to World War I

Sep 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,783 Views 5 Comments

And you can see them in Dublin.

Executioners, Vikings and women at war... Dublin's history unlocked
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Executioners, Vikings and women at war... Dublin's history unlocked

Sep 21st 2014, 10:15 AM 8,360 Views 14 Comments

The festival will take place later this month – and we have tickets to give away.

Today marks 100 years since the Battle of Mons - this video shows Ireland's involvement
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Today marks 100 years since the Battle of Mons - this video shows Ireland's involvement

Aug 23rd 2014, 4:41 PM 8,367 Views 33 Comments

15,000 Irishmen were part of the initial British forces to land in mainland Europe.

Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station
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Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station

Aug 15th 2014, 12:16 PM 10,874 Views 19 Comments

The device was made safe by the Defence Forces late last night.

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI
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Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Aug 9th 2014, 5:00 PM 20,950 Views 8 Comments

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

Poignant 1914 newspaper turns Irish clocks back to WWI
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Poignant 1914 newspaper turns Irish clocks back to WWI

Aug 5th 2014, 11:16 AM 12,904 Views 16 Comments

The Flanders Fields told the tale of Irish people’s involvement in the Great War.

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations
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President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations

Aug 4th 2014, 9:40 AM 7,372 Views 101 Comments

The heads of state of 15 other nations will be in attendance.

Ever hear of the Irish Jesuit priest who volunteered for WW1 and took these amazing pictures?
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Ever hear of the Irish Jesuit priest who volunteered for WW1 and took these amazing pictures?

Jul 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 18,412 Views 15 Comments

Fr Frank Browne’s work as a photographer is being remembered.

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 877 Views 24 Comments

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

Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War
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Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War

Jul 28th 2014, 6:30 AM 31,775 Views 27 Comments

Within a week all the European superpowers were locked in conflict.

Shhh! Let's go to the cinema just like it's 1914
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Shhh! Let's go to the cinema just like it's 1914

Jul 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 6,311 Views 7 Comments

Charlie Chaplin, looping-the-loop, and suffragettes in action get a rare outing on Dublin screen.

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 14,569 Views 46 Comments

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

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know
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Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Jun 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 9,181 Views 1 Comment

Catch up as you refuel.

Remembering the 1,000 Limerick soldiers who died during World War I
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Remembering the 1,000 Limerick soldiers who died during World War I

Jun 1st 2014, 9:15 AM 15,086 Views 107 Comments

Historians have created an interactive map so we can trace where each of the Limerick natives are commemorated across the world.

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us
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Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us

Apr 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 617 Views 125 Comments

The 140,000 Irishmen who enlisted during WWI marched under a British flag, but their reasons for enlisting to fight against Germany were varied and many.

These World War I shells were found in two teens' luggage at Chicago Airport
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These World War I shells were found in two teens' luggage at Chicago Airport

Apr 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,245 Views 20 Comments

The teens were questioned, but not arrested.

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