A special ecumenical service of commemoration and wreath-laying was held at the Irish National War Memorial in Islandbridge on 11 July at 12.30pm. This annual Somme time event is arranged and led by the Royal British Legion Republic of Ireland District with the co-operation and assistance of the Irish Government. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this…

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On Thursday 14 September 2017, as part of the Aspects Bangor Literary Festival, Trinity College Dublin and Queen’s University Belfast hosted a sequence of events at the Clandeboye Estate, Co Down, as part the Clandeyboye Reading Party, a North-South joint research collaboration which aims to promote deeper cultural awareness and understanding of sensitive issues around war, commemoration,…

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On Saturday 8 July 2017 the Royal British Legion Republic of Ireland conducted its annual commemoration and wreath-laying ceremony at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens, Islandbridge, Dublin 8. This annual event is arranged and led by the Royal British Legion-Republic of Ireland with the co-operation and assistance of the Irish State, and commemorates those who…

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On Friday 19 May 2017 Dublin City Library and Archive and The Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association presented a seminar titled’Messines Peace Park: Its contribution to Irish / British reconciliation ? ”  The purpose of building the Irish Peace Tower in the form of the ancient Irish round tower in Messines opened by President Mary McAleese…

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