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# World War One

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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.
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.
'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.
Quiz: How well do you know World War One?
Armistice Day will be marked tomorrow, 100 years on from the cessation of hostilities.
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.
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.
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.
Commemorative events to take place to remember 500 people killed in sinking of RMS Leinster
The vessel was torpedoed 100 years ago today.
'A terrible loss': How Ireland plans to mark its worst maritime disaster
The ship was torpedoed by a German submarine on 10 October 1918.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
'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.
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.
Ireland's World War One war dead are remembered on Armistice Day
About 50,000 Irish men fought and died during the war.
'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.
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.
These amazing colourised photographs bring World War I to life
The ‘war to end all wars’ up close.
In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled
All 888,246 flowers.
Labour TD sparks another row over Home Rule and WWI - this time it's about stamps
And John Bruton’s getting involved…
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.
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.
"They died for nothing": WW1 'revisionism' criticised
The Irish Anti-War movement have criticised ‘idealised’ versions of the First World War.
Casualties of the Great War: Final images of loved ones lost
The ultimate cost of war.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?