Updated: 14th July, 2018.

Statistics, new memorials and events. 

NEW CONTACT ADDRESS

The new address for contact with any comments or queries is: irishwarmemorials[at]gmail.com (put @ instead of [at]).

STATISTICS

The website now has records of 5445places, 1071 memorials and 31,782 persons. 

NEW MEMORIALS

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

N.B. CHANGES TO THE RECORD FORM

An improved version of the form to be used when recording a memorial has been added to the 'How to contribute' page. It can be downloaded as a Word document or as a PDF.

UP-GRADING OF U.K. WAR MEMORIALS REGISTER

This register (https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials) now allows searching for the names of individuals, and shows photographs of many of the memorials.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

In accordance with General Data Protection Regulations, a Privacy Statement has been added to the website.

 

NEWS OF EVENTS

2018


 


Sunday, 15th July. Peace Park, John's Quay, Kilkenny City (adjacent to Kilkenny City library).

2.00pm (assembly by1.00pm). Unveiling of Kilkenny War Memorial, dedicated to the 827 men and women from Kilkenny who died serving during World War 1. Details at www.facebook.com/kilkennyWW1


Saturday, 21st July. Western Front Association, Lecture Theatre, National Museum, Collins Barracks, Dublin 8

2.00 for 2.30pm. 'Field Marshall Haig', by Gerry White.

Open to all. A contribution of €3.00 is welcomed.


Sunday, 12th August. MacDonagh Railway Station, Kilkenny.

4.00pm. Unveiling of a memorial to all of those from Kilkenny who served in WW1 (3000+), followed by a parade down town.         Details at www.facebook.com/kilkennyWW1.


 

Saturday, 15th September. Western Front Association, Lecture Theatre, National Museum, Collins Barracks, Dublin 8 

2.00 for 2.30pm. 'Tanks in WW I', by Michael Carragher.

Open to all. A contribution of €3.00 is welcomed.


Tuesday, 9th October. Maritime Museum, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

All day, times t.b.a. Seminar on the sinking of R.M.S. Leinster. For details, contact Philip Lecane: rmsleinster[at]gmail.com

Wednesday, 10th October. The R.M.S. Leinster Anchor, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

Time t.b.a. State-run commemoration ceremony to mark the centenary of the sinking of the R.M.S. Leinster. Details from info[at]rmsleinster.com.


Wednesday, 10th October. Old Dublin Society, City Library, Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

6.00pm. 'The Torpedoing of the RMS Leinster', by James Scannell.

Open to all; admission is free.


 

Friday, 10th November. City Quay Church (south side, just east of Matt Talbot Bridge).

7.30pm. Mass 'To remember the Fallen'. All may attend. 


Sunday, 11th November, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

2.30pm. Ecumenical service of remembrance, attended by Prsident Michael D. Higgins. All may attend.

 


Sunday, 16th December, the Chapel, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

12.30pm. 'Christmas in the trenches', an event of song and poetry presented bu the musicians of The Invincibles to recall the Christmas truce of 1914. For details, contact Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.