WWI Exhibition "Recovered Voices - Stories of the Irish at War"

From the lush green fields of France in the summer of 1914 to the sun dried beaches of Turkey in 1915 this exhibition unveils the complexity of Ireland in World War One.


Detailing the stories of 21 Irish men and women, the exhibition uses original objects and interactives to illustrate the human impact of the war on their lives.

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Launch of WWI Exhibition Recovered Voices - National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

To fully understand the battles of the First World War, one needs to experience the landscapes first hand.
In the former battlefields of France, there are museums, monuments and cemeteries that tell the story of the Irish soldiers at war and are well worth a visit:

- Remembrance trails in Northern France :

- Remembrance Tourism - Great War Centenary

- Historial de la Grande Guerre



To prepare your trip to France and for more information on trails, history, walking and cycling and commemorations events visit:

Exhibition "Recovered Voices - Irish at War: 1914-1915"
January 2015 - 2019
@National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7
Admission free


Presented by the National Museum of Ireland with the support of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the French Embassy in Ireland and France’s WWI Centenary Partnership Programme.

Published on 17/12/2019

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