Donal Croghan

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The memorial in Kilkenny city. In March this year, the carved stone face of the soldier was damaged but gardaí in Kilkenny say the area around the monument is now covered by CCTV. Photograph: Kilkenny War Memorial facebook page

A first World War memorial in Kilkenny city has been restored following an incident of criminal damage earlier in the year. The memorial features a s(...)

Vandals damaged the face and helmet of a statue of a fallen first World War soldier in Kilkenny and hacked off part of its nose.

Thirty-two candles, representing every county in Ireland, were placed in front of a vandalised first World War monument at a vigil in Kilkenny on Wedn(...)

Putting the finishing touches to the war memorial in Kilkenny ahead of its unveiling on Sunday. Photograph: James Burke

The Great War was rumbling well into its fourth year when young Thomas (Tommy) Woodgate from Mill Street in Callan, Co Kilkenny, joined the Royal Flyi(...)

Re-enactors dressed in British first World War uniforms stage  a parade in Kilkenny city to remember the county’s war dead. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

It is wrong for the Government to rely on the “hopelessly inaccurate” Irish National War Memorial Records (INWMR) to determine how many Irish died in(...)