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Ballygunner celebrate their Waterford SHC final win over Passage. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ballygunner 1-23 Passage 0-9 An apprehensive local had previewed Sunday’s Waterford hurling final as ‘Gallipoli’. In the end, the Gunners didn’t quit(...)

James Cecil Parke won 20 caps for Ireland, scoring 36 points. Photograph: Adam Darnell/Century Ireland

A number of writers have inscribed the pedestal upon which they placed James Cecil Parke with the words, ‘Ireland’s greatest sportsman,’ an assertion (...)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan  as he addresses his ruling party legislators at the parliament in Ankara on Wednesday. Photograph: Burhan Ozbilici/AP

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attacked an “ugly” decision by US prosecutors to file criminal charges against a Turkish state-owned bank (...)

Mourners carry a casket  during funerals for some of the 50 victims of the mosque shootings at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph: EPA

Burials for the 50 people killed the New Zealand terrorist attack have begun in Christchurch as the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, returned to the ci(...)

All Black players Nepo Laulala, Sam Whitelock and Liam Squire, at the site of The Hauntings Solider sculpture at St Stephen’s Green.  Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

No country was further away from the fighting in the first World War than New Zealand, yet few were so disproportionately affected. In many sites acr(...)

Lord Mayor Mick Finn suggested people should try and imagine what life was like for the generation of young Cork people who went to fight in battle.

Commemorating those who fell in the first World War will help Ireland and the world learn lessons on how to avoid such carnage and the futility of ano(...)

A ceremony has taken place to remember the members of the Bar who were killed in the first World War. One in five Irish barristers who signed up to (...)

Ciara Ní Cheallacháin’s installation ‘Fallen’ suspended from the ceiling of St Patrick’s Cathedral. Photo Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In the summer of 2014, just before the beginning of the centenary of the first World War, the tree of remembrance was installed in St Patrick’s Cathed(...)

Poet and soldier Francis Ledwidge (1891-1917). He served as a lance-corporal on the Flanders front with the Royal Enniskillen Fusiliers. File photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A handwritten version of Francis Ledwidge’s most famous poem, A Lament for Thomas MacDonagh, is going on sale at auction in London later this month. (...)

Francis Ledwidge served as a lance-corporal on the Flanders front. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

On August 8th, 1917, The Irish Times reported – under the heading “Meath peasant poet killed in action” – that “we have to record, with a very deep re(...)

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