On 20-21 September Cahir Social and Historical Society organised a two-day commemorative event entitled ‘”Their name liveth for evermore”: Cahir and the World War On, 1914-18’. Cahir was a major garrison town, and 88 men from the town and locality were killed in the First World War.
The events over the weekend included lectures, exhibitions, military displays, a concert of contemporary music and poetry, street pageants, and concluded on Sunday 21 September with the unveiling of a plaque and a wreath-laying at Cahir war memorial. Click here for full details.
Explore RTÉ’s online centenary exhibition on the First World War, and the University of Limerick’s online exhibition It’s a long way to Tipperary.