1916

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Minister for Culture Heather Heather Humphreys lays a wreath at the monument to the 16th (Irish) Division outside the church at Guillemont

Galway died at the Battle of Guillemont on September 3rd 1916. “None of my relatives have ever been here(...)

Times past: The original Oireachtas 1913 group photograph outside the Town Hall in Galway

(...) family several years ago, and was presented to the Town Hall Theatre. As part of Galway’s 1916 centenary(...)

An Australian flag at a memorial to the first World War. The grievances of Australian farmers over commodity prices paid during the war were such that the country’s governor-general  warned “rebel Irish and syndicalists” would come to power. File photograph: Getty Images

(...) conscription in Australia was lost in October 1916. That referendum was lost by a wafer-thin margin and the(...)

Amelie O’Grady (10), Scoil na Maighdine Mhuire, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co Clare, performs caretwheels, at a special event for children, as part of the Centenary Programme at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) contained in the report Children Seen and Heard 1916-2016, based on a national consultation with the(...)

A street trader at the 1916 battle site on Moore Street, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) area in and around Moore Street as a national monument on account of its 1916 Rising connections. A(...)

No 16 Moore Street was the site where the leaders of the Rising gathered on April 26th, 1916 for the final time before their surrender and executions. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/Irish Times

The Cabinet will discuss the implications of the designation of parts of Dublin’s Moore Street as a national monument when it meets on Tuesday. A nu(...)

A group of Travellers gathered outside the GPO on Wednesday to remember the role their community played in the 1916 Easter Rising.

(...) played in the 1916 Easter Rising. Love/Hate actor John Connors read a “re-Proclamation” at the event(...)

The HMS ‘Queen Mary’ explodes during the Battle of Jutland. Arthur Kidney from Barryroe died when the ship went down. Image: Ohne Angabe/Wikimedia Commons

(...) and Barryroe, who lost their lives in the the first World War naval conflict in 1916 have been(...)

A total of 101 of the officers, privates and others from Tralee who died between 1914 and 1918 had served with the Munsters, while 125 served with other regiments and armies in the first World War. File photograph: Getty Images

(...), said it was fitting it should be done in the year that also commemorated the 1916 Rising. He paid(...)

Wreaths are thrown overboard during the commemoration that took place in Belfast on HMS Caroline on the centenary of the Battle of Jutland:  some 350 Irish sailors were lost  in that terrible event which remains the biggest clash between battleships in history. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Irish sailors killed in the first World War were remembered on Tuesday in conditions quite unlike those they experienced at sea in those tumultuous ye(...)

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