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# 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 WWI

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.

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

'When are the other boys coming?' WWI posters try to recruit Irish friends

Guilt, fear and the lure of hero worship were all used by the Dublin recruitment office in 1915. Check out the posters.

# world-war-i - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Death records of 49,000 Irish in WWI now available online

The Tánaiste says that the ambitious project will help to improve Anglo-Irish relations.

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

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.

# world-war-i - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

"Still the battle rages": Dublin mother's WWI diary goes online

The diary gives a fascinating glimpse into life in Ireland in 1916 for one mother whose son has been declared missing in action.

# world-war-i - Thursday 5 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge It's a long, long way to Tipperary: inspiring peace, not war Tipperary This post contains images

It's a long, long way to Tipperary: inspiring peace, not war

The annual Tipperary Peace Convention takes place this week as the song which inspired it celebrates its 100th anniversary.

# world-war-i - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

World War I history roadshow wants your family memorabilia WWI

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.

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters World War I This post contains images

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters

National Library of Ireland’s archive shows the emotional, moral and practical pressure put on Irish men to join the ranks in the ‘Great War’.

# world-war-i - Thursday 22 December, 2011

State TV: Turkey recalls ambassador to France over genocide-denial bill

Turkey is reportedly recalling its ambassador to France over a vote in the country’s Parliament that would make it a crime to deny the WWI-era mass killings of Armenians amounts to genocide.

# world-war-i - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?

On the eve of November 11, writer and film-maker Liam Nolan questions the continued resentment towards the wearing of the poppy of remembrance – especially in light of loss of Irish life in the two world wars.

# world-war-i - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

From The42 Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban Poppy Row

Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban

English FA plan a host of alternative remembrance efforts after FIFA tells them that players can’t wear the poppy on their jerseys.

# world-war-i - Monday 4 July, 2011

Whatever happened the Habsburgs...and three other fallen dynasties? Dynasty This post contains images

Whatever happened the Habsburgs...and three other fallen dynasties?

The story of the Habsburgs and other famous dynasties that are no more.

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