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Two nuns and three young girls at the grave of Maj  William Redmond in Locre, Belgium, during the first World War. Redmond was mortally wounded during the Battle of Messines. Photograph:: John Warwick Brooke/National Library of Scotland

On the road between Locre and Kemmel in southwest Flanders, where the land gently rises, there stands a solitary war grave. The grave of Major Willie (...)

Irish poet and soldier Francis Ledwidge (1891-1917). He  died on the battlefield of Messines in Belgium. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

In his own words he “joined the British army because she stood between Ireland and an enemy common to our civilisation, and I would not say that she d(...)

Preparing to advance at Passchendaele, Flanders, 1917. Photograph from “Father Browne’s First World War” edited by by EE O’Donnell, published by Messenger Publications

A digital database of Ireland’s Memorial Records is located at the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres, Belgium. It can also be accessed online at imr.(...)

File photograph of Seamus Green from the Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association after a special Mass to mark the outbreak of the first World War was held in Saint Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin.

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said Queen Elizabeth should hand back the Irish regimental flags given to her grandfather after the first World War.(...)

There are reports coming back from the early summits that the Hillary Step has been reduced to rubble following the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

It’s on. Again. Finally. We’ll be heading up the icefall again at 3am on Sunday morning. We’re targeting a summit window of May 25th/26th but keepin(...)

Brendan Duddy was the first outsider ever to meet the IRA’s Army Council. Photograph: Trevor McBride

As a successful businessman, Brendan Duddy was used to being in the public eye, but his greatest achievement was for decades shrouded in the utmost se(...)

Kate Madden of  Loreto College on St Stephen’s Green, explains her project Will Eating a Mars Bar Increase the Average Speed of a Galloping Pony?  to President Michael D Higgins back in 2013. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two young entrepreneurs made a big impression on the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall when they met in Áras An Uachtaráin on Wednesday. Sister(...)

Prince Charles lays a wreath to the dead of the 1916 Easter Rising during a visit to Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin Ireland on Friday. Photograph:   Aidan Crawley/EPA

Prince Charles has laid wreaths in honour of the Irish and British people who died in the first and second World Wars and in the Easter Rising at Glas(...)

British army captain Robert Nairac: One of the Disappeared, his body was never recovered.

The forensic scientist charged with finding the bodies of the Disappeared has provided documentary evidence rejecting claims that murdered British ar(...)

Paul Walsh of Castle Antiques, Clarecastle, Co Clare. Photograph: Eamon Ward

For many Americans, Ireland is known as the “old country”, and while this usually refers to the place their ancestors hailed from, it could also be a (...)

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