The First World War saw the mobilization of over 250,000 Irish men and women as soldiers, sailors and nurses, many of whom did not return. Yet the events of this war have often been overshadowed in Ireland by the Easter Rising and the fight for Independence.
Drawing from a wide range of photographic sources the book id the essential illustrated guide to the experiences of the Irish during the First World War, both at home and abroad.
From the danger if snipers in Gallipoli to the domestic impact of the war and events of the Easter Rising, Cormac O Comhrai presents the very human face of a conflict that would have a profound and lasting effect on Ireland and the rest of the World.
Ireland and the First World War - A Photographic History
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