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#Great War

# great-war - Monday 1 January, 2018

'1918 was a year of monumental importance that had plenty in common with 2018 Ireland'
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# Read Me

'1918 was a year of monumental importance that had plenty in common with 2018 Ireland'

Jan 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 21,599 Views 10 Comments

Here is a look back at that year, with some reflections on the similarities and differences with the Ireland of today, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# great-war - 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 7,678 Views 9 Comments

Meet Jack Leslie, aged 97.

# great-war - Thursday 20 November, 2014

These are the real-life stories of Ireland's World War I fighters
# Great War
# Great War

These are the real-life stories of Ireland's World War I fighters

Nov 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 8,343 Views 21 Comments

The new NLI exhibition features letters from those who served in the war.

# great-war - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'
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# Ceremony

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'

Nov 11th 2014, 4:17 PM 9,679 Views 142 Comments

A remembrance ceremony was held this afternoon in Glasnevin Cemetery.

# great-war - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 20,765 Views 19 Comments

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

# great-war - Friday 1 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 89 Views 61 Comments

World War I was a conflict of cultures but also an expression of social values, as the intense involvement of the educated classes showed.

# great-war - 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 18,415 Views 15 Comments

Fr Frank Browne’s work as a photographer is being remembered.

# great-war - 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 877 Views 24 Comments

One hundred years ago today, a conflict broke out that would change the world forever.

# great-war - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Did someone in your family survive World War I?
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# Memorial Service

Did someone in your family survive World War I?

Jun 22nd 2014, 4:15 PM 13,637 Views 58 Comments

A memorial service will be held next weekend, organised by a group collating the names of all those Irish who survived the war.

# great-war - 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 15,095 Views 107 Comments

Historians have created an interactive map so we can trace where each of the Limerick natives are commemorated across the world.