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Press Release: Srebrenica 20th anniversary event in Ireland

Bosnians in Ireland mark 20th anniversary of Srebrenica genocide

Date/time: Tuesday 7 July 2015, 1.00–2.00pm
Place: Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Bosnians in Ireland will mark the twentieth anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide with a solemn gathering in front of Leinster House from 1.00pm to 2.00pm on Tuesday 7 July 2015. 299 more words

For the Fallen Banners Preview

A preview of banners that will be used in For the Fallen at Campbell Park this sunday.  These beautiful hand-made banners, and many more, will be installed in the park to create a backdrop for a large-scale commemorative dance – join us 5th July, performances at 3pm and 5pm. 21 more words

First World War

Vale Ross Pearson

When I was growing up it was always tradition that my parents would give each of my sisters and I a book for Christmas. In 1996 mine was a large-format paperback with a blue cover and a picture of a scared-looking bloke in the rear turret of a Stirling bomber. 985 more words

Bomber Command

Neutral Shipping: the Diplomatic War of 1915

As promised, here comes a whirlpool of 1915 shipping controversy.

For Americans, the Great War in 1915 became a story of diplomatic controversy over neutrality laws, shipping, and submarine warfare. 532 more words

History

A Daring Woman

I’ve been working on a longer project on Lady Deborah Moody (1586-1659?), another one of the transatlantic travelers of the seventeenth century who fascinate me perpetually. 428 more words

History

Fireworks show to cap off Pearl Harbor peace commemoration in August

The U.S. Navy in Hawaii will join the cities of Honolulu and Nagaoka, Japan, in commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in the Pacific. 207 more words

News

India and the First World War

VIPUL DUTTA

The Great War inhabits an elusive space in India today. Not entirely forgotten nor actively remembered, it oscillates between memory and oblivion. However, the buzz surrounding the Centenary celebrations in India raised some important questions about how we remember our past and forget it at the same time. 1,631 more words