Armistice Day Commemorations Glasnevin 11 November

Under the auspices of the Glasnevin Trust, Armistice Day Commemorations were conducted in Glasnevin Cemetery Dublin, on Saturday 11 November. The commemorations included an Ecumenical Service in the Church of the Resurrection, a Parade to the France-Ireland Memorial and Cross of Sacrifice, the Unveiling of Victory Cross Commemorative Plaques and …

Passchendaele Salute 2017

Between the 31 July and 10 November 1917, an estimated 320,000 allied and between 260,000 and 400,000 German casualties, resulted from heavy fighting for a movement of the front line of only 8 kilometres in the West Flanders region of Belgium. The battle to seize Passchendaele ridge raged for three …