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#First World War

# first-world-war - 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.

# first-world-war - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Plan to remember Leitrim's WWI dead to 'challenge assumptions' about them

A tender has been put out for a form of remembrance to be created

# first-world-war - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from an Auschwitz crematorium

The two Hungarians admitted their actions and were fined.

# first-world-war - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Exhibition shows letters and postcards sent to Irish women from the frontline in World War One

The exhibition looks at the impact the First World War had on Irish women.

# first-world-war - Monday 21 December, 2015

A monument to Irish men who died fighting for the British has been vandalised

A paint bomb was thrown at a monument to the Royal Munster Fusiliers in Tralee.

# first-world-war - Saturday 29 August, 2015

From The42 How the First World War changed soccer in Ireland Interview

How the First World War changed soccer in Ireland

The sport was not always wholly embraced by the masses.

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

The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I

Pals – The Irish at Gallipoli tells their story.

# first-world-war - Saturday 4 July, 2015

These everyday objects bring a century of Irish history to life online

Two new exhibitions chronicle the defining decades of modern Irish history.

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

# first-world-war - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Ceremonies remember the First World War’s fallen men and women

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs will all attend ceremonies today to mark Remembrance Day.

# first-world-war - Friday 17 October, 2014

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online

The new resource comes as part of a collaboration between the Australian University of New South Wales and University College Dublin.

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

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches Technicolour This post contains images

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches

The Open University has ‘colourised’ some photos from the time.

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

A 'sunlit picture of hell': War poet Siegfried Sassoon's WWI diaries published online

The Cambridge University Library digitised archive shows how Sassoon documented his experiences of the First World War in sketches and poetry.

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

This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict WWI

This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict

Gif shows scope of the Great War which claimed over 37 million lives.

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

Lest we forget: Taoiseach and other leaders mark 100 years since World War I

Leaders will meet at Ypres in Belgium, which was destroyed in World War I.

# first-world-war - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts Treasure Hunt This post contains images

Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts

The cemetery is running a free Antiques Roadshow style event this weekend.

# first-world-war - Monday 5 November, 2012

Poll: should we mark Poppy Day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: should we mark Poppy Day?

A Fine Gael TD will become the first politician since 1996 to wear the emblem in the Dáil.

# first-world-war - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Column: Yes, centenaries are tourism gold but let's not forget our past for a quick buck

Tour guide John Gibney says Ireland should recognise the events being marked over the coming years as vital parts of our heritage, and not just as opportunities for tourism.

# first-world-war - Monday 16 January, 2012

Fighting talk: America's WWI-era posters WWI Posters This post contains images

Fighting talk: America's WWI-era posters

Gallery: From recruitment drives to war relief efforts – a selection of First World War posters archived in the Library of Congress.