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# world-war - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Another lost World War II ÉIRE sign has been discovered at Wexford’s Hook Head
# Irish History
# Irish History

Another lost World War II ÉIRE sign has been discovered at Wexford’s Hook Head

Jan 21st 2020, 1:52 PM 61,248 Views 28 Comments

A local group discovered the image, after searching based on an old aerial photo.

# world-war - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Remembering World War I: The Hauntings Soldier keeps watch at St Stephen's Green
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Remembering World War I: The Hauntings Soldier keeps watch at St Stephen's Green

Nov 11th 2018, 10:50 AM 16,365 Views 24 Comments

Events are taking place this morning to mark the moment the guns fell silent.

# world-war - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Quiz: How well do you know World War One?
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Quiz: How well do you know World War One?

Nov 10th 2018, 9:00 PM 42,414 Views 33 Comments

Armistice Day will be marked tomorrow, 100 years on from the cessation of hostilities.

# world-war - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster
# Rms Leinster
# Rms Leinster

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster

Apr 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 31,122 Views 17 Comments

More than 500 people died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes in 1918.

# world-war - Thursday 4 August, 2016

WW2 diaries: The lives, obsessions and mistresses of the man who planned the Holocaust
# Heinrich Himmler
# Heinrich Himmler

WW2 diaries: The lives, obsessions and mistresses of the man who planned the Holocaust

Aug 4th 2016, 9:54 PM 28,702 Views 116 Comments

Heinrich Himmler’s wartime diaries have been discovered.

# world-war - Sunday 25 October, 2015

These are the incredible armoured trains of World War I and World War II
# Trains
# Trains

These are the incredible armoured trains of World War I and World War II

Oct 25th 2015, 6:00 PM 21,672 Views 28 Comments

Forgotten war machines.

# world-war - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Today marks 70 years since this happened
# Nazi Past
# Nazi Past

Today marks 70 years since this happened

Apr 30th 2015, 6:05 AM 16,476 Views 56 Comments

But Hitler’s Austrian birthplace still can’t deal with his legacy

# world-war - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Irish D-Day veteran awarded France's highest military honour
# Ww2
# Ww2

Irish D-Day veteran awarded France's highest military honour

Dec 9th 2014, 9:27 AM 6,840 Views 16 Comments

Patrick Gillen, aged 89, dedicated his medal to all of his comrades that did not survive the Second World War.

# world-war - Sunday 17 August, 2014

'I'm still mourning the soul of my late buddy. I'm sorry for letting him die alone'
# World War II
# World War II

'I'm still mourning the soul of my late buddy. I'm sorry for letting him die alone'

Aug 17th 2014, 11:00 AM 20,952 Views 26 Comments

Kamikaze pilots in Japan are trying to tell younger people what they did was not ‘cool’.

# world-war - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 20,731 Views 19 Comments

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

# world-war - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Pictures: President and British royal heckled by dissidents at unveiling of monument to war dead
# Ww1
# Ww1

Pictures: President and British royal heckled by dissidents at unveiling of monument to war dead

Jul 31st 2014, 10:40 PM 30,511 Views 228 Comments

President Higgins was unveiling a Cross of Sacrifice to the war dead of Ireland — the first of its kind to be erected in the State.

# world-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 18,355 Views 15 Comments

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

# world-war - Monday 28 July, 2014

Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War
# To War
# To War

Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War

Jul 28th 2014, 6:30 AM 31,764 Views 27 Comments

Within a week all the European superpowers were locked in conflict.

# world-war - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Pics: Enda Kenny and David Cameron honour war dead in Belgium
# Fallen Soldiers
# Fallen Soldiers

Pics: Enda Kenny and David Cameron honour war dead in Belgium

Dec 19th 2013, 10:51 PM 8,880 Views 75 Comments

The Irish and British leaders paid tribute to soldiers who lost their lives in World War I.

# world-war - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters
# World War I
# World War I

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters

Mar 20th 2012, 6:45 AM 10,958 Views 7 Comments

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’.