Category Archives: Ireland: The Great War

German Military Cemetery, Glencree

Glencree German Military Cemetery is situated in the Wicklow Mountains National Park south of Dublin.  There are 127 Second World War burials here, many of whom were either Luftwaffe personnel whose aircraft got lost in bad weather, or sustained damage … Continue reading

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Dublin – British Army Recruiting Office

What was once the home of the Dublin Fire Brigade… 

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Irish National War Memorial Gardens

Just south of Phoenix Park, across the River Liffey, are the gates to the Irish National War Memorial… 

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Grangegorman Military Cemetery – Part Six

In front of the Grangegorman Memorial stand 83 headstones, memorials to British First World War dead who are actually buried in Cork Military Cemetery, but whose graves there could not, for various reasons, be properly maintained.  Perhaps one day men … Continue reading

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Grangegorman Military Cemetery – Part Five

The penultimate part of our tour takes us to Section D, which primarily consists of four rows, along with a short fifth row at the far end, of mainly CWGC headstones, all casualties of the First World War or the … Continue reading

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Grangegorman Military Cemetery – Part Four

Section H contains just a few scattered graves, so next we shall visit Section C (above & below), where we will find many more victims of the First World War and of the R.M.S. Leinster disaster, as well as a … Continue reading

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Grangegorman Military Cemetery – Part Three

The third part of our tour of Grangegorman Military Cemetery takes us to Section G (see cemetery plan below).  The graves here, all Roman Catholic, and nearly all bearing CWGC headstones, are mainly First World War burials, but there are … Continue reading

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