Part of an exhibition in Liège entitled “I was 20 in 14” shows a trench during the first World War. Photograph: Yves Herman.

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina will take part in an international commemorative ceremony in Liège in Belgium today to mark the begin(...)

Irish ambassador to Belgium Mr Éamonn Mac Aodha and General Sir Richard Shirreff, deputy supreme allied commander for Europe at the Remembrance Day Service of at St Symphorien Military Cemetery at Mons in Belgium. It was the first time an Irish ambassador has participated in the ceremony.

in Mons, BelgiumHundreds of people gathered in the cold winter sunshine near Mons in southern Belgium yesterday to pay tribute to men who died on both(...)