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#world war

# world-war - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Remembering World War I: The Hauntings Soldier keeps watch at St Stephen's Green Armistice Day This post contains videos

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

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 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

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 This post contains videos

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

Heinrich Himmler’s wartime diaries have been discovered.

# world-war - Sunday 25 October, 2015

# world-war - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Today marks 70 years since this happened

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

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

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'

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 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.

# world-war - Thursday 31 July, 2014

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

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

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 This post contains images

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.

# world-war - Monday 28 July, 2014

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

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

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 This post contains images

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters

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’.