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# world-war-i - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Long-lost war medal belonging to Dublin native recovered following years of research

Dubliner James Murray fought for Britain in the Second Boer War and the First World War.

# world-war-i - Monday 24 December, 2018

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.

# world-war-i - Sunday 25 November, 2018

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.

# world-war-i - Monday 12 November, 2018

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.

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

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.”

# world-war-i - Monday 5 November, 2018

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.

# world-war-i - Monday 14 May, 2018

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

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

# world-war-i - Thursday 21 December, 2017

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

It was the first Allied submarine loss in World War 1

# world-war-i - Sunday 26 November, 2017

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.

# world-war-i - Saturday 11 November, 2017

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.

# world-war-i - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

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

# world-war-i - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

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.

# world-war-i - Monday 11 April, 2016

Appeal after World War One medals stolen during robbery

These medals were awarded to sapper Mcintyre Shield Pelan.

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

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

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

# world-war-i - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

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.

# world-war-i - Monday 12 October, 2015

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

Edith Cavell’s death sparked outrage.

# world-war-i - Thursday 7 May, 2015

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.

# world-war-i - Saturday 25 April, 2015

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.

# world-war-i - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

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.

# world-war-i - Sunday 30 November, 2014

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.

# world-war-i - Saturday 22 November, 2014

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

Meet Jack Leslie, aged 97.

# world-war-i - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Sainsbury's Christmas ad is even more heartbreaking than the John Lewis one Christmas Truce

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.

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

In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out

Today marks Armistice Day.

# world-war-i - Thursday 25 September, 2014

These prints show how artists reacted to World War I

And you can see them in Dublin.

# world-war-i - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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.

# world-war-i - Saturday 23 August, 2014

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.

# world-war-i - Friday 15 August, 2014

Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station

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

# world-war-i - Saturday 9 August, 2014

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.

# world-war-i - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Poignant 1914 newspaper turns Irish clocks back to WWI

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

# world-war-i - Monday 4 August, 2014

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations

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

# world-war-i - Thursday 31 July, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

# world-war-i - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

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.

# world-war-i - Monday 28 July, 2014

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.

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

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

# world-war-i - Thursday 24 July, 2014

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.

# world-war-i - Saturday 28 June, 2014

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.

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

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

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

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.

# world-war-i - Saturday 19 April, 2014

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.

# world-war-i - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

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

The teens were questioned, but not arrested.

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