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From TheJournal.ie Death records of 49,000 Irish in WWI now available online World War I

Death records of 49,000 Irish in WWI now available online

The Tánaiste says that the ambitious project will help to improve Anglo-Irish relations.

From TheJournal.ie Remember Willie Redmond, whose death changed the course of Irish political history? World War I

Remember Willie Redmond, whose death changed the course of Irish political history?

No? One Labour TD believes that more should be done to commemorate Redmond, an East Clare MP who died in World War I.

From TheJournal.ie "Still the battle rages": Dublin mother's WWI diary goes online Diary

"Still the battle rages": Dublin mother's WWI diary goes online

The diary gives a fascinating glimpse into life in Ireland in 1916 for one mother whose son has been declared missing in action.

It's a long, long way to Tipperary: inspiring peace, not war Tipperary This post contains images

It's a long, long way to Tipperary: inspiring peace, not war

The annual Tipperary Peace Convention takes place this week as the song which inspired it celebrates its 100th anniversary.

From TheJournal.ie World War I history roadshow wants your family memorabilia WWI

World War I history roadshow wants your family memorabilia

Call for public to find old documents, photographs etc. relating to ‘The Great War’ – they will be scanned and recorded on a pan-European website.

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters World War I This post contains images

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters

National Library of Ireland’s archive shows the emotional, moral and practical pressure put on Irish men to join the ranks in the ‘Great War’.

From TheJournal.ie State TV: Turkey recalls ambassador to France over genocide-denial bill Turkey

State TV: Turkey recalls ambassador to France over genocide-denial bill

Turkey is reportedly recalling its ambassador to France over a vote in the country’s Parliament that would make it a crime to deny the WWI-era mass killings of Armenians amounts to genocide.

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.

From The42 Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban Poppy Row

Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban

English FA plan a host of alternative remembrance efforts after FIFA tells them that players can’t wear the poppy on their jerseys.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened the Habsburgs...and three other fallen dynasties? Dynasty This post contains images

Whatever happened the Habsburgs...and three other fallen dynasties?

The story of the Habsburgs and other famous dynasties that are no more.

From TheJournal.ie Last WWI combat veteran dies in Australia aged 110 Veteran

Last WWI combat veteran dies in Australia aged 110

Claude Choules lied about his age to join the British Royal Navy at the height of World War I – but, despite the fame his military service brought him, he became a pacifist in later life and refused to glorify war.

From TheJournal.ie Radio doc charts extraordinary life of Irishman who saved Hitler Hitler

Radio doc charts extraordinary life of Irishman who saved Hitler

RTE documentary to tell tale of Carlow native Michael Keogh and his brush with one of the 20th century’s most notorious dictators.