On the 11th of November, people all over Ireland remember the sacrifices that more than 200,000 Irishmen made when they voluntarily enlisted to fight 'the war to end all wars'.
Many more Irish men and women joined the allied forces in the countries they had emigrated to, and thousands, such as Patrick Conheady and Charles Sharpe, gave up their lives in the ensuing battles.
Some of our WW1 Chronicles
Charles Sharpe 1897
Catherine Black 1878
Patrick Conheady 1893
First Armistice Day in Ireland 1919
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