In September 1961, 150 soldiers from A Company were ordered to protect the local population.  Photograph: Defence Force Archive

Shooting to begin next year in Ireland and South Africa, with Jamie Dornan in role of charismatic commander Pat Quinlan

 Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, modern Turkey’s founding father: he led the Turkish  army at Gallipoli  through June 1915, in battles  which   were  lost by the British at a terrible cost

Soldier singled out for mention by Prince Harry one of scores of Irishmen to die in Gallipoli

 Natasha Murtagh on the Portuguese camino

The Portuguese camino takes a while to get into its stride, but it’s worth it

Lobster trays being off-loaded from the fishing boat Golden Venture at Greystones Harbour today. Photograph: Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

Protesters accuse harbour developer of failing to deliver on promise of quayside access

 President Michael D Higgins  speaking at the ceremony for the  unveiling of the Monumental Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery to commemorate the thousands of soldiers from Ireland who died in the first and second World Wars. Photograph:  Alan Betson

President Higgins urges respect for those who fought in first World War

A flag bearer stands to attention at the unveiling of the Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Republican groups interrupted ceremony at Glasnevin Cemetery with catcalls

Re-enactor Stephen O’Leary from Fermoy, Co Cork, at the launch of the ‘Lives Remembered’ exhibition   at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin yesterday.  Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Metal sculpture unveiled at exhibition in memory of those who fell in first World War

Andrew Smith,  education officer, at the  Tree of Remembrance in St Patrick’s Cathedral. Photograph: Alan Betson

Interactive exhibit, created to mark centenary, explores locality’s connections to war

Members of the Lord Edward’s Own historical re-enactment group at Kilcoole’s heritage weekend marking the north Wicklow village’s role in the Irish Volunteer gun-running 100 years ago. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

The north Wicklow village celebrates centenary of role in Irish Volunteer beach landing

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