On Friday 16 November 2018, as part of Clare County Library’s Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series, Joe Power delivered a lecture entitled ‘The Great War and Clare’ at Ennistymon Public Library. This talk explored how the Great War impacted upon Ireland, particularly Co. Clare. The lecture took place at 6.30pm. Learn more about Clare men…

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Between Wednesday 14 November and Wednesday 23 November 2018, to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, Westmeath County Council presented an exhibition in Mullingar entitled ‘World War One: The Westmeath connection’.  This exhibition was an initiative of the Westmeath Heritage Forum. It offered insights not only into the sheer scale of…

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On Sunday 11 November 2018 a civic commemoration took place at the Cenotaph, South Mall,  Cork City, to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice that ended the First World War. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn, led the ceremony, which began at 10.15am. The ceremony was be attended by local public representatives, members of the…

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