WWI: 100 Years On‘They were the cream of the nation. They’re lying over there in Flanders.’

As heard on Morning Ireland

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“100 years ago this weekend, an armistice brought WWI to an end. Countries lay in ruins, empires had collapsed and 40million soldiers and civilians were dead and wounded.” To mark 100 years since the end of the conflict, Morning Ireland has re-broadcast a selection of interviews recorded by reporter Shane McElhatton in 1988. In these interviews, he speaks to some of the last remaining Irish veterans of the war. …