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From The42 From Croke Park to the trenches: the forgotten GAA heroes of World War I Battlefields

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Call for permanent war memorial in Dublin city as Hauntings Soldier is removed Stephen's Green This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris' Armistice

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

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

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 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 Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare War Of Independence

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian submarine which went missing 103 years ago during WWI has been found Mystery Solved

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

It was the first Allied submarine loss in World War 1

From TheJournal.ie Move by French company to cancel wind farm on site of Australian war dead welcomed as 'very touching' Bullecourt

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

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

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 TheJournal.ie Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo Poppies

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

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

From TheJournal.ie Wreckage of a World War I submarine 'disabled by a sea monster' found off Scotland Nessy Situation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Appeal after World War One medals stolen during robbery Belfast

Appeal after World War One medals stolen during robbery

These medals were awarded to sapper Mcintyre Shield Pelan.

From TheJournal.ie Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men The Uk Wants You

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

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

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

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

Edith Cavell’s death sparked outrage.

From TheJournal.ie PICTURES: Survivors of the Lusitania remember 'murder by savages' World War I

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The disastrous WWI Gallipoli campaign, and the brutality of war Lest We Forget

The disastrous WWI Gallipoli campaign, and the brutality of war

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

From TheJournal.ie Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI Monica Roberts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I The Great War

8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I

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.

From TheJournal.ie Family legends, ghosts, and nuns: The real Irish lives of WWI Great War

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

Meet Jack Leslie, aged 97.

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

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

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

These prints show how artists reacted to World War I

And you can see them in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Executioners, Vikings and women at war... Dublin's history unlocked Look At The Past

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Today marks 100 years since the Battle of Mons - this video shows Ireland's involvement World War I

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station Trim

Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI Rememberance

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poignant 1914 newspaper turns Irish clocks back to WWI War On Paper

Poignant 1914 newspaper turns Irish clocks back to WWI

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

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations Centenary

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Ever hear of the Irish Jesuit priest who volunteered for WW1 and took these amazing pictures? In The Trenches This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Hell is Coming' - fragments of horror from World War One World War One This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War To War

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Shhh! Let's go to the cinema just like it's 1914 Wartime Watching

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 100 years since the double assassination which sparked WWI WWI

100 years since the double assassination which sparked WWI

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

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie Remembering the 1,000 Limerick soldiers who died during World War I History Of Ireland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us Irish Soldiers

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie These World War I shells were found in two teens' luggage at Chicago Airport Shells To See

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

The teens were questioned, but not arrested.

From TheJournal.ie 'When are the other boys coming?' WWI posters try to recruit Irish friends History Lesson

'When are the other boys coming?' WWI posters try to recruit Irish friends

Guilt, fear and the lure of hero worship were all used by the Dublin recruitment office in 1915. Check out the posters.

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