Updated: 18th May, 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 532 places, 1053 memorials and 31,525 persons. 

NEW MEMORIALS

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

CHANGES TO THE 'RECORDS WANTED' PAGE

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

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


Saturday, 16th June. Western Front Association, Lecture Theatre, National Museum, Collins Barracks, Dublin 8

2.00 for 2.30pm. 'Torpedoed! The sinking of the RMS Leinster', by Phillip Lecane.

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


Saturday, 7th July. Irish National War Memorial Gardens, Islandbridge.

12.00 noon for 1.00pm. State-led commemoration in conjunction with the Royal British Legion annual wreath-laying ceremony. All may attend. 


Sunday, 15th July. Linear Park, Kilkenny City.

Time t.b.a. Unveiling of Kilkenny War Memorial.


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.


 

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.

 


 

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.