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#World War One

From TheJournal.ie Commemorations in Ireland and abroad mark centenary of the end of World War I Armistice Day

Commemorations in Ireland and abroad mark centenary of the end of World War I

The First World War officially ended at 11am on 11 November 1918.

From TheJournal.ie Remembering World War I: The Hauntings Soldier keeps watch at St Stephen's Green Armistice Day This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know World War One? Armistice Day

Quiz: How well do you know World War One?

Armistice Day will be marked tomorrow, 100 years on from the cessation of hostilities.

From TheJournal.ie As we approach the centenary of Armistice Day, here's why I'm asking Irish politicians to wear a Shamrock Poppy Frank Feighan

As we approach the centenary of Armistice Day, here's why I'm asking Irish politicians to wear a Shamrock Poppy

It’s time to stop airbrushing the Irish soldiers who died in World War I out of our history, writes Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan.

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 Higgins asks for inauguration to be moved to evening in light of Armistice events 11 November

Higgins asks for inauguration to be moved to evening in light of Armistice events

The ceremony is due to take place on Sunday 11 November.

From TheJournal.ie Commemorative events to take place to remember 500 people killed in sinking of RMS Leinster Maritime Disaster

Commemorative events to take place to remember 500 people killed in sinking of RMS Leinster

The vessel was torpedoed 100 years ago today.

From TheJournal.ie 'A terrible loss': How Ireland plans to mark its worst maritime disaster Rms Leinster

'A terrible loss': How Ireland plans to mark its worst maritime disaster

The ship was torpedoed by a German submarine on 10 October 1918.

From The42 Watch: 102-year-old Man City supporter becomes Premier League's oldest mascot Young At Heart This post contains videos

Watch: 102-year-old Man City supporter becomes Premier League's oldest mascot

“Pep said hello to me and I said thank you for all you’ve done for this team,” Vera told the BBC.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar was wearing a 'shamrock poppy' in the Dáil today World War One

Leo Varadkar was wearing a 'shamrock poppy' in the Dáil today

Around 35,000 Irish died during World War One, which is being remembered this month.

From TheJournal.ie 100 years on, victims of naval vessel which sank off Donegal remembered Ss Laurentic

100 years on, victims of naval vessel which sank off Donegal remembered

The ship sank on 25 January 1917, killing 354 of the people on board.

From TheJournal.ie 'At the time I came into this world women were banned by the FA from playing football' Issue

'At the time I came into this world women were banned by the FA from playing football'

Hope Powell writes about the slow progress of women’s football in her recently released book.

From The42 'At the time I came into this world women were banned by the FA from playing football' Issue

'At the time I came into this world women were banned by the FA from playing football'

Hope Powell writes about the slow progress of women’s football in her recently released book.

From TheJournal.ie Clare schoolkids close in on solving mystery of Irish soldier who died in WW1 Edward Lynch

Clare schoolkids close in on solving mystery of Irish soldier who died in WW1

The sixth class at Parteen National School in Clare are trying to track down the soldier’s family.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's World War One war dead are remembered on Armistice Day Poppy Day

Ireland's World War One war dead are remembered on Armistice Day

About 50,000 Irish men fought and died during the war.

From TheJournal.ie 'Heaps of wounded and dead. Showers of dust and earth and lead. Deafening explosions and blinding smoke' World War One

'Heaps of wounded and dead. Showers of dust and earth and lead. Deafening explosions and blinding smoke'

More than 3,500 Irish soldiers perished in the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie The story of my great grandfather who died in WWI: Patrick Carroll, Gunner 100938 Ww1

The story of my great grandfather who died in WWI: Patrick Carroll, Gunner 100938

Patrick, from Dún Laoghaire, was one of the 49,000 Irish men that was killed in World War I.

From TheJournal.ie These amazing colourised photographs bring World War I to life The Great War

These amazing colourised photographs bring World War I to life

The ‘war to end all wars’ up close.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled Seas Of Red
From TheJournal.ie Labour TD sparks another row over Home Rule and WWI - this time it's about stamps Going Postal

Labour TD sparks another row over Home Rule and WWI - this time it's about stamps

And John Bruton’s getting involved…

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 Vox Pop: Should we be commemorating the centenary of World War I? Lessons Learned

Vox Pop: Should we be commemorating the centenary of World War I?

We asked the public for their view on the marking of the centenary.

From TheJournal.ie "They died for nothing": WW1 'revisionism' criticised World War One This post contains a poll

"They died for nothing": WW1 'revisionism' criticised

The Irish Anti-War movement have criticised ‘idealised’ versions of the First World War.

From TheJournal.ie Casualties of the Great War: Final images of loved ones lost In Photos This post contains images

Casualties of the Great War: Final images of loved ones lost

The ultimate cost of war.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: Imperial ideas and imperial dreams – the cost of vanity during the Great War WWI

Extract: Imperial ideas and imperial dreams – the cost of vanity during the Great War

World War I was a conflict of cultures but also an expression of social values, as the intense involvement of the educated classes showed.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium Soldiers

President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium

The president will travel to Belgium for World War One commemoration ceremonies in Liege and Mons in Belgium on Sunday.

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 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 TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII WWII

TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII

The RTE programme reveals first hand accounts from the men who fought against the Germans in the Second World War.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: The story of an Irishman in WW II: Richard Todd – actor and soldier Read Me

Extract: The story of an Irishman in WW II: Richard Todd – actor and soldier

Neil Richardson’s book tells the story of Irishman Richard Todd, one of the first men on banks of Normandy, who went on to be nominated for an Oscar.

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 Last known WWI veteran dies aged 110 WWI Veteran This post contains videos

Last known WWI veteran dies aged 110

Florence Green, who served with the RAF as a waitress on an air base, was the last known survivor of the conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead?

More than 50,000 Irish people died in the First and Second World Wars. Should we wear the poppy to commemorate them?