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# world war I

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# James Murray
Long-lost war medal belonging to Dublin native recovered following years of research
Dubliner James Murray fought for Britain in the Second Boer War and the First World War.
# 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.
# Stephen's Green
Call for permanent war memorial in Dublin city as Hauntings Soldier is removed
The World War I sculpture, which was on temporary display in Stephen’s Green, was vandalised last week.
# armistice
Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'
The US President was criticised for not attending the event on Saturday.
# Warsaw
Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations
Among the slogans that participants shouted were “USA, empire of evil” and “Poland, white and Catholic.”
# armistice day
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.
# War of Independence
Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare
Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin.
# Mystery Solved
Australian submarine which went missing 103 years ago during WWI has been found
It was the first Allied submarine loss in World War 1
# bullecourt
Move by French company to cancel wind farm on site of Australian war dead welcomed as 'very touching'
10,000 Australians were killed or wounded at Bullecourt in northern France in 1917, towards the end of World War I.
# armistice day
Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery
The event was marked by the laying of wreaths at the France-Ireland memorial and Cross of Sacrifice.
# Poppies
Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.
# Nessy situation
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.
# Belfast
Appeal after World War One medals stolen during robbery
These medals were awarded to sapper Mcintyre Shield Pelan.
# the uk wants you
Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men
“Is Germany going to treat Ireland differently from Poland?”
# Your Say
Poll: Would you wear a poppy?
You might see a few around to mark Armistice Day.
# Edith Cavell
Why are people talking about the execution of a nurse 100 years ago?
Edith Cavell’s death sparked outrage.
# world war I
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.
# Lest we forget
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.
# monica roberts
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.
# The Great War
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.
# Great War
Family legends, ghosts, and nuns: The real Irish lives of WWI
Meet Jack Leslie, aged 97.
# 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.
# armistice day
In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out
Today marks Armistice Day.
# Art Attack
These prints show how artists reacted to World War I
And you can see them in Dublin.
# look at the past
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
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.
# Trim
Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station
The device was made safe by the Defence Forces late last night.
# rememberance
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.
# war on paper
Poignant 1914 newspaper turns Irish clocks back to WWI
The Flanders Fields told the tale of Irish people’s involvement in the Great War.
# Centenary
President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations
The heads of state of 15 other nations will be in attendance.
# in the trenches
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.
Voices
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.
# to war
Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War
Within a week all the European superpowers were locked in conflict.
# wartime watching
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.
# 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.
# news wrap
Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know
Catch up as you refuel.
# History of Ireland
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.
Voices
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.
# Shells to See
These World War I shells were found in two teens' luggage at Chicago Airport
The teens were questioned, but not arrested.