The exhibition features many poems inspired by events during the poet’s tours of duty as an Irish United Nation’s Peacekeeper
This episode looks at a number of the battles in which the Irish fought alongside the Australians and New Zealanders in the struggle for the heights.
As someone who has relatives who died at Gallipoli and in the Somme, I have an appreciation for how these men and their legacies were overlooked in Ireland for decades.
The peninsula is a beautiful picturesque landscape littered with graves, many of them Irish graves.
These attempts would cost the Allies dearly in casualties
Among the British Army troops at Helles were Irish regulars of the Dublin Fusiliers, Munster Fusiliers and Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Twas better to die ‘neath an Irish sky than at Suvla or Sud-El-Bar (The Foggy Dew)