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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 62,644 Views 28 Comments

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

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 16,399 Views 24 Comments

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

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 42,531 Views 33 Comments

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

'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 31,190 Views 17 Comments

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

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 29,037 Views 117 Comments

Heinrich Himmler’s wartime diaries have been discovered.

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 21,796 Views 28 Comments

Forgotten war machines.

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

Today marks 70 years since this happened

Apr 30th 2015, 6:05 AM 16,533 Views 56 Comments

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

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 6,895 Views 16 Comments

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

'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 21,104 Views 22 Comments

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

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 20,899 Views 19 Comments

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

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 30,551 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.

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 18,584 Views 15 Comments

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

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 31,816 Views 27 Comments

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

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 8,902 Views 75 Comments

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

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 11,934 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’.