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

It has yet to be unveiled officially and there has been little or no publicity about it, but already the newly installed Tree of Remembrance inside St(...)

Eight-inch howitzers of 39th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery open up on the German lines during the Battle of the Somme in August 1916. The Irish appetite for first World War centenary coverage is large, particularly as it was hidden away for so long. Photograph: Lt J W Brooke/IWM via Getty Images

August 4th, the 100th anniversary of the day Britain declared war on Germany, will mark the “peak” first World War centenary coverage on Radio 1, but (...)

Trinity College to host “informative and thought-provoking day concerning Ireland’s part in World War One”.Photograph: Frank Miller

People who have family memorabilia related to the first World War will have an opportunity this week to show it to experts in Trinity College Dublin,(...)

The war to end all war
  • World
  • June 28, 2014, 01:00

‘The outbreak of war in 1914 is not an Agatha Christie drama at the end of which we will discover the culprit standing over a corpse in the conservato(...)

A visitor attends the opening ceremony of the exhibition dedicated to the first World War in the State Duma in Moscow. Photograph: EPA/Sergei Ilnitsky

There are only three marked graves in Moscow’s former Brethren cemetery, where the bodies of thousands of soldiers and officers who perished in the fi(...)

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