Damian Shiels

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US sailors in Cobh

Descendants of two of the most significant figures in the conflict at sea during the first World War are among those scheduled to speak at a conferenc(...)

Cavalry soldiers reenacting the  American civil war Battle of 2nd Manassas at Cedar Creek Battlefield in Virginia: historians have called on the Goverment to remember the ‘forgotten Irish’ who fought in the war. Photograph: Thinkstock

A group of historians have called on the Government to mark the 150th anniversary of the ending of the American civil war, in which thousands of Ir(...)