Irish Lives Remembered, Summer 2016

The Summer 2o16 issue of Irish Lives Remembered carries many stories about World War I. And more!


The Great War Centenary

Julia Rose Hickey’s 1912 copy of sheet music

Many events, commemorative ceremonies and research projects are planned to recognize the 100th anniversary of World War I, which started in June 1914 with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo. By the time the Great War ended in December 1918, so many countries were […]

Remembering WWI Veterans

July 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Great War — also known as the War to End All Wars (which it didn’t do) and later came to be called World War I.


Free Digital Records of 49,000 Irish WWI Dead

A new archive was launched Friday, January 10, listing the 49,000 Irish soldiers who died or were mortally wounded during World War I. This initiative was a joint project of Google, In Flanders Fields Museum (Belgium), and the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs.