The Surprise, moored at the Cove of Cork, and the Essex, at Kingstown in Dublin Bay (now Dun Laoghaire), were derelict ships which operated as holding prisons for convicts from 1823 until 1837.
22nd Australasian Irish Studies Conference.
In this series Dr Kildea examines the part played by the Irish during the Gallipoli campaign, looking in particular at the landing on 25 April,
News reporting on life in Ireland 100 years ago is supported by a wealth of visual, archival and contextual material
Despite initial success in the seizure of Chocolate Hill, the Irish would suffer greatly at the hands of determined Turkish defenders
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)