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Posted by Michael Pegum
on Thursday, 12 June 2014

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Updated: 28th June, 2017

Statistics, new memorials and events. 

NEW FEATURES

1. A list of memorials known to exist, but not yet recorded, has been added under the heading 'Records wanted' on the top bar. Have a look and, if any are in your area, please find them and send in the photographs and information needed.

2. Having found a memorial, you can now click on a new link: 'Search for persons associated with this memorial', which gives a list of all the names. A complete transcript of the inscription on the memorial is available under 'Text and further information' as a PDF.

STATISTICS

The website now has records of 484 places, 995 memorials and 29,486 persons. 

NEW MEMORIALS

To see the 15 most recently added places, click on the 'Recently Added' tab at the top of the page.

New memorials at existing places: 

Wilmer Memorial, St. Mary's Church, Donnybrook, Dublin 4

Abbey Theatre, Abbey Street, Dublin 1

 

CHANGES TO THE 'HOW TO CONTRIBUTE' PAGE

Explanatory notes have been added to the notes on where a memorial is, and photography. They concern grid references and co-ordinates, and the optimum size of image files.  

CHANGES TO THE 'RECORDS WANTED' PAGE

The list of some memorials known to exist, but not yet recorded, has been updated.

NEWS OF EVENTS 

Saturday, 8th July.

12.00 noon for 1.00pm. State-led annual wreath-laying ceremony at Irish National War Memorial Gardens, Islandbridge.

Saturday, 15th July: WESTERN FRONT ASSOCIATION, Lecture Theatre, National Museum,Collins Barracks, Dublin 8

2.00 for 2.30. 'The 1st Leinsters, who they were and what became of them'. By John Goodman, Chairman, Leinster Regiment Ireland. All may attend; a contribution of €3.00 is welcomed.

Saturday, 16th September: WESTERN FRONT ASSOCIATION, Lecture Theatre, National Museum,Collins Barracks, Dublin 8

2.00 for 2.30.16 September: 'Toffs in the Trenches (and above them)'. By Michael Pegum. All may attend; a contribution of €3.00 is welcomed.

Saturday, 21st October: WESTERN FRONT ASSOCIATION, Lecture Theatre, National Museum,Collins Barracks, Dublin 8

2.00 for 2.30. 'The Blue [Polish] Army on the Western Front, 1917-1918'. By Marcin Hasik. All may attend; a contribution of €3.00 is welcomed.

Friday, 3rd. November, City Quay Church, Dublin

7.30pm. Mass to remember the fallen.

Sunday, 5th November, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

2.30pm. Ecumenical service of remembrance