WWI Commemorations

  • Visit France: the Remembrance Trails of the Great War

    The Remembrance Trails of the Great War guide you through the remembrance sites of Northern France and provide an insight into a major event of European history that affected the entire world.

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  • 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 new and exciting exhibition unveils the complexity of Ireland in World War One.

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  • Special Screenings of "Apocalypse WWI"

    Admission Free. A series of 5 episodes produced using over 500 hours of archival footage, much of it previously unseen, to be screened at the National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts & History in collaboration with the French Embassy in Ireland. Admission Free. Broadcasted as the 2014 prime time event for France2, TV5 Québec Canada, TVO, Knowledge, RTBF, Planète, National Geographic Channels International and Military Channel.
    Could the sacrifice of an entire generation have been avoided? How did such a cruel and far-reaching conflict occur? How did men and women endure this atrocity for four long years? The series Apocalypse WWI takes a strategic and global approach to address these fundamental questions, but also, and most importantly, tells the story with a sensitive, intimate approach on a human level. The story brings us to heart of battle, from the trenches in the North of France to the lesser-known fronts of Russia, Serbia, Turkey, and Palestine, as well as to the everyday life of civilians behind the lines.

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  • Centenary Events in Ireland

    In 2014, as part of the commemorations of the First World War, the French Embassy in Ireland with its Irish partners presents a series of events under France’s WWI Centenary Programme. The WWI Centenrary programme (...)

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