President Michael D Higgins with Lieut Col Ken Martin during the Remembrance Sunday service at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish who served in the Allied forces in the second World War were recognised at the annual Remembrance Sunday service at St Patrick’s Cathedral i(...)

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(...)

The headstone on the grave of Thomas Woodgate will be changed to reflect that he was 14 years of age when he died. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

For much of the last 100 years it was assumed that Private John Condon from Waterford city was the youngest British soldier to die in the first World (...)