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'1918 was a year of monumental importance that had plenty in common with 2018 Ireland'
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# Read Me

'1918 was a year of monumental importance that had plenty in common with 2018 Ireland'

Jan 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 21,626 Views 10 Comments

Here is a look back at that year, with some reflections on the similarities and differences with the Ireland of today, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

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

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

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:45 AM 7,766 Views 9 Comments

Meet Jack Leslie, aged 97.

These are the real-life stories of Ireland's World War I fighters
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# Great War

These are the real-life stories of Ireland's World War I fighters

Nov 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 8,363 Views 21 Comments

The new NLI exhibition features letters from those who served in the war.

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'
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# Ceremony

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'

Nov 11th 2014, 4:17 PM 9,700 Views 142 Comments

A remembrance ceremony was held this afternoon in Glasnevin Cemetery.

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches
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# Technicolour

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches

Aug 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 20,899 Views 19 Comments

The Open University has ‘colourised’ some photos from the time.

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

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

Aug 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 117 Views 61 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 18,586 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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# World War One

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

Jul 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 977 Views 24 Comments

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

Did someone in your family survive World War I?
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# Memorial Service

Did someone in your family survive World War I?

Jun 22nd 2014, 4:15 PM 13,731 Views 58 Comments

A memorial service will be held next weekend, organised by a group collating the names of all those Irish who survived the war.

Remembering the 1,000 Limerick soldiers who died during World War I
# History Of Ireland
# History Of Ireland

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

Jun 1st 2014, 9:15 AM 15,400 Views 107 Comments

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