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# world-war-1 - Sunday 3 February, 2019

A German WWI hand grenade from a French trench ended up in a Hong Kong crisp factory
# Bomb De Terre
# Bomb De Terre

A German WWI hand grenade from a French trench ended up in a Hong Kong crisp factory

Feb 3rd 2019, 2:59 PM 17,101 Views 13 Comments

The grenade was then detonated by police.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Irish leaders mark Armistice Day at events in Ireland, Britain and France
# Armistice 100
# Armistice 100

Irish leaders mark Armistice Day at events in Ireland, Britain and France

Nov 11th 2018, 7:10 AM 16,139 Views 54 Comments

President-elect Michael D Higgins delayed his inauguration to take part in an event

# world-war-1 - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Quiz: How well do you know World War One?
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Quiz: How well do you know World War One?

Nov 10th 2018, 9:00 PM 42,493 Views 33 Comments

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

# world-war-1 - Thursday 25 October, 2018

World War I memorial in Clare vandalised by 'spineless coward'
# Ennis
# Ennis

World War I memorial in Clare vandalised by 'spineless coward'

Oct 25th 2018, 9:40 AM 31,455 Views 94 Comments

The memorial which came about after a number of years of fundraising is worth about €70,000.

# world-war-1 - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Labour and Green Party to hold rally for 'democracy and decency' to coincide with visit of Donald Trump
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Labour and Green Party to hold rally for 'democracy and decency' to coincide with visit of Donald Trump

Sep 5th 2018, 5:34 PM 11,758 Views 102 Comments

The US President will visit Europe to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster
# Rms Leinster
# Rms Leinster

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster

Apr 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 31,158 Views 17 Comments

More than 500 people died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes in 1918.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 24 December, 2017

It's been 100 years since two Dublin ships were torpedoed just before Christmas
# World War 1
# World War 1

It's been 100 years since two Dublin ships were torpedoed just before Christmas

Dec 24th 2017, 10:33 AM 12,846 Views 23 Comments

36 people died in two separate attacks just 10 days before Christmas in December 1917.

# world-war-1 - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Great tragedy of 500 lives lost in sunken mail boat RMS Leinster retold
# Rms Leinster
# Rms Leinster

Great tragedy of 500 lives lost in sunken mail boat RMS Leinster retold

Nov 18th 2017, 9:45 AM 13,718 Views 66 Comments

Over 500 people were killed when the boat sank, just a month before the First World War ended.

# world-war-1 - Saturday 30 September, 2017

A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin
# Dublin Docks
# Dublin Docks

A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin

Sep 30th 2017, 9:45 AM 16,737 Views 28 Comments

Of the 36 people who died in the bombings, only four bodies were found.

# world-war-1 - Friday 14 April, 2017

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago
# Mother Of All Bombs
# Mother Of All Bombs

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago

Apr 14th 2017, 2:17 PM 30,227 Views 19 Comments

In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.

# world-war-1 - Thursday 30 June, 2016

President Higgins to join William and Kate at Battle of the Somme memorial
# France
# France

President Higgins to join William and Kate at Battle of the Somme memorial

Jun 30th 2016, 10:49 AM 10,120 Views 70 Comments

The battle began on 1 July 1916.

# world-war-1 - Friday 1 January, 2016

Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men
# The Uk Wants You
# The Uk Wants You

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

Jan 1st 2016, 9:15 AM 13,536 Views 18 Comments

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

# world-war-1 - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Here’s why women’s soccer in Ireland was much more popular in the 1920s
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Here’s why women’s soccer in Ireland was much more popular in the 1920s

Sep 6th 2015, 10:00 AM 17,326 Views 9 Comments

David Toms discusses a memorable occasion in 1927 featuring a Dublin selection and Scotland at Milltown.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 1 February, 2015

In photos: The Irish women who made bombs during World War 1
# Recovered Voices
# Recovered Voices

In photos: The Irish women who made bombs during World War 1

Feb 1st 2015, 9:00 AM 16,321 Views 12 Comments

In September of 1917 a factory in Arklow blew up and killed 27 people.

# world-war-1 - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2014
# Over To You
# Over To You

Our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2014

Dec 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 14,005 Views 4 Comments

And the most popular ones on Twitter too.

# world-war-1 - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Christmas truce: How football on the front was used by soldiers on all sides
# World War 1
# World War 1

Christmas truce: How football on the front was used by soldiers on all sides

Dec 25th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,420 Views 19 Comments

New photos published by the Open University show how soldiers played football throughout the war.

# world-war-1 - Thursday 20 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 8,346 Views 21 Comments

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

# world-war-1 - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 11th 2014, 4:17 PM 9,680 Views 142 Comments

A remembrance ceremony was held this afternoon in Glasnevin Cemetery.

# world-war-1 - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 20,773 Views 18 Comments

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

# world-war-1 - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

WWI recruitment posters feature on new An Post stamps
# Soldiers
# Soldiers

WWI recruitment posters feature on new An Post stamps

Jul 23rd 2014, 3:37 PM 8,432 Views 59 Comments

The two commemorative stamps are to mark the centenary of World War One.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Do you have any letters or mementos from World War 1? Experts want a look
# ROADSHOW
# ROADSHOW

Do you have any letters or mementos from World War 1? Experts want a look

Jul 6th 2014, 4:30 PM 9,506 Views 19 Comments

The World War 1 Roadshow ‘Europe Goes to War, Ireland’s Part’ is on at Trinity College next Saturday.

# world-war-1 - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Lest we forget: Taoiseach and other leaders mark 100 years since World War I
# In Memoriam
# In Memoriam

Lest we forget: Taoiseach and other leaders mark 100 years since World War I

Jun 26th 2014, 7:22 AM 4,751 Views 70 Comments

Leaders will meet at Ypres in Belgium, which was destroyed in World War I.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 22 June, 2014

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

Did someone in your family survive World War I?

Jun 22nd 2014, 4:15 PM 13,651 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.

# world-war-1 - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Remember Willie Redmond, whose death changed the course of Irish political history?
# World War I
# World War I

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

Jan 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,961 Views 43 Comments

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

# world-war-1 - Sunday 21 July, 2013

German POWs were once held at what is now Garda College
# WWI
# WWI

German POWs were once held at what is now Garda College

Jul 21st 2013, 9:15 AM 11,326 Views 19 Comments

New radio doc explores life in Templemore for prisoners during WWI: “Prisoners were free to walk to Mass every Sunday and could purchase cigarettes and chocolate.”