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Great War Memorialss & Burial Grounds of British & Commonwealth, Irish & German Great War Casualties

Dublin – Mount Jerome Cemetery

Mount Jerome Cemetery covers some 50 acres of land only two miles or so south west of Dublin City centre.  There are thirty five Great War and thirty nine Second World War burials here, the only problem facing me as … Continue reading

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Dublin – Glasnevin Cemetery Part Two: The Commonwealth Plot

Glasnevin Cemetery is a vast place, but, as it happened, the other area I was intent on visiting was not so far from the O’Connell tower (above) and the Republican Plot that we saw last post.

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Dublin – Glasnevin Cemetery Part One: The Republican Plot & Elsewhere

Glasnevin Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Ireland, covering some 120 acres, more than a million and a half souls having been buried here since it was opened in 1832.

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Dublin – Arbour Hill Cemetery

Arbour Hill Cemetery was opened in about 1840, as a military burial ground for soldiers based at the adjacent Royal Barracks.

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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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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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