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#world war I

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

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

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

Sep 9th 2020, 10:30 PM 25,076 Views 13 Comments

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

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

From Croke Park to the trenches: the forgotten GAA heroes of World War I
# Battlefields
From The42
# Battlefields

From Croke Park to the trenches: the forgotten GAA heroes of World War I

Dec 24th 2018, 5:00 PM 17,445 Views 46 Comments

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
# Stephen's Green

Call for permanent war memorial in Dublin city as Hauntings Soldier is removed

Nov 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 18,084 Views 32 Comments

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'
# Armistice
# Armistice

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'

Nov 12th 2018, 7:58 AM 43,947 Views 67 Comments

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
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations

Nov 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 31,501 Views 145 Comments

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
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Irish people are divided on whether their politicians should wear the poppy

Nov 5th 2018, 11:36 PM 27,916 Views 72 Comments

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
# War Of Independence
# War Of Independence

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

May 14th 2018, 7:33 PM 84,259 Views 80 Comments

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
# Mystery Solved
# Mystery Solved

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

Dec 21st 2017, 1:13 PM 23,550 Views 12 Comments

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'
# Bullecourt
# Bullecourt

Move by French company to cancel wind farm on site of Australian war dead welcomed as 'very touching'

Nov 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 12,662 Views 8 Comments

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
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery

Nov 11th 2017, 6:53 PM 11,818 Views 69 Comments

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
# Poppies
# Poppies

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:10 PM 25,131 Views 132 Comments

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
# Nessy Situation
# Nessy Situation

Wreckage of a World War I submarine 'disabled by a sea monster' found off Scotland

Oct 19th 2016, 1:21 PM 29,494 Views 26 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Appeal after World War One medals stolen during robbery

Apr 11th 2016, 10:10 PM 6,965 Views 5 Comments

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
# 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 13,554 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Poll: Would you wear a poppy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you wear a poppy?

Nov 11th 2015, 9:37 AM 33,455 Views 247 Comments

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
# Edith Cavell

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

Oct 12th 2015, 3:30 PM 23,834 Views 15 Comments

Edith Cavell’s death sparked outrage.

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

PICTURES: Survivors of the Lusitania remember 'murder by savages'
# World War I
# World War I

PICTURES: Survivors of the Lusitania remember 'murder by savages'

May 7th 2015, 7:20 AM 58,314 Views 89 Comments

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
# Lest We Forget
# Lest We Forget

The disastrous WWI Gallipoli campaign, and the brutality of war

Apr 25th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,674 Views 30 Comments

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
# Monica Roberts
# Monica Roberts

Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI

Dec 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,460 Views 3 Comments

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 Great War
# The Great War

8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I

Nov 30th 2014, 5:00 PM 28,150 Views 33 Comments

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
# Great War
# Great War

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

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:45 AM 7,740 Views 9 Comments

Meet Jack Leslie, aged 97.

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

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

The Sainsbury's Christmas ad is even more heartbreaking than the John Lewis one

Nov 13th 2014, 9:12 AM 22,047 Views 34 Comments

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
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out

Nov 11th 2014, 9:43 AM 11,181 Views 27 Comments

Today marks Armistice Day.

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

These prints show how artists reacted to World War I
# Art Attack
# Art Attack

These prints show how artists reacted to World War I

Sep 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,793 Views 5 Comments

And you can see them in Dublin.

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

Executioners, Vikings and women at war... Dublin's history unlocked
# Look At The Past
# Look At The Past

Executioners, Vikings and women at war... Dublin's history unlocked

Sep 21st 2014, 10:15 AM 8,366 Views 14 Comments

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
# World War I
# World War I

Today marks 100 years since the Battle of Mons - this video shows Ireland's involvement

Aug 23rd 2014, 4:41 PM 8,386 Views 33 Comments

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
# Trim
# Trim

Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station

Aug 15th 2014, 12:16 PM 10,884 Views 19 Comments

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
# Rememberance
# Rememberance

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Aug 9th 2014, 5:00 PM 21,426 Views 8 Comments

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
# War On Paper
# War On Paper

Poignant 1914 newspaper turns Irish clocks back to WWI

Aug 5th 2014, 11:16 AM 12,934 Views 15 Comments

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
# Centenary
# Centenary

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations

Aug 4th 2014, 9:40 AM 7,384 Views 101 Comments

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

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

# 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
# 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 18,543 Views 15 Comments

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
# World War One

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

Jul 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 941 Views 24 Comments

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
# To War
# To War

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

Jul 28th 2014, 6:30 AM 31,803 Views 27 Comments

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
# Wartime Watching
# Wartime Watching

Shhh! Let's go to the cinema just like it's 1914

Jul 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 6,326 Views 7 Comments

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
# WWI
# WWI

100 years since the double assassination which sparked WWI

Jun 28th 2014, 10:15 AM 14,649 Views 46 Comments

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
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Jun 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 9,183 Views 1 Comment

Catch up as you refuel.

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

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 15,324 Views 107 Comments

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
# Irish Soldiers
# Irish Soldiers

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us

Apr 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 639 Views 125 Comments

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
# Shells To See
# Shells To See

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

Apr 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,251 Views 20 Comments

The teens were questioned, but not arrested.

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