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#World War One

# world-war-one - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

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.

# world-war-one - Sunday 29 January, 2017

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.

# world-war-one - Friday 30 December, 2016

'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.

# world-war-one - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

From The42 'At the time I came into this world women were banned by the FA from playing football' Issue

'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.

# world-war-one - Saturday 17 December, 2016

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.

# world-war-one - Friday 11 November, 2016

Ireland's World War One war dead are remembered on Armistice Day

About 50,000 Irish men fought and died during the war.

# world-war-one - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'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.

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

The story of my great grandfather who died in WWI: Patrick Carroll, Gunner 100938 Ww1

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.

# world-war-one - Sunday 2 August, 2015

These amazing colourised photographs bring World War I to life

The ‘war to end all wars’ up close.

# world-war-one - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

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

Labour TD sparks another row over Home Rule and WWI - this time it's about stamps

And John Bruton’s getting involved…

# world-war-one - 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.

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.

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

"They died for nothing": WW1 'revisionism' criticised World War One This post contains a poll

"They died for nothing": WW1 'revisionism' criticised

The Irish Anti-War movement have criticised ‘idealised’ versions of the First World War.

# world-war-one - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Casualties of the Great War: Final images of loved ones lost In Photos This post contains images

Casualties of the Great War: Final images of loved ones lost

The ultimate cost of war.

# world-war-one - Friday 1 August, 2014

Extract: Imperial ideas and imperial dreams – the cost of vanity during the Great War WWI

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.

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

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.

# world-war-one - 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-one - 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-one - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

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.

# world-war-one - Sunday 11 November, 2012

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-one - 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.

# world-war-one - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Last known WWI veteran dies aged 110 WWI Veteran This post contains videos

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.

# world-war-one - Friday 11 November, 2011

Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?