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Posted by Irish Veterans on 07 April 2015
[Posted : Ronan McGreevy Mon, Apr 6, 2015 http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/easter-rising-glasnevin-researchers-reach-definitive-death-toll-1.2165878] It has taken almost 100 years, but it appears that finally we have a figure for the number of people killed in the Easter Rising. It is 485, according to Glasnevin Cemetery, which has spent three years trying to reach a definitive figure. The research was started by the late Shane Mac Thomáis and carried on by Glasnevin Cemeter ... More

Posted by Irish Veterans on 25 January 2015
Posted : http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/wwi-trench-system-unearthed-in-cork-308695.html Archaeologists at a military camp in North Cork have discovered one of the largest and best preserved First World War underground bunker and trench systems ever built in Britain and Ireland. Details of the find by a team from Queen’s University Belfast, revealed exclusively to the Irish Examiner, show the underground bunkers, built around 1915, could have accommodated sleeping quarters for ... More

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