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‘Stories Beyond The Stones: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Graves in Cork' with Fiona Forde


Fiona's presentation is based on research she conducted on the CWGC graves in Cork for her MA in Local History. In it she relates some of the stories of the military personnel who served during the Great War and who are buried in Cork graveyard. Venue:  Ground Floor, Cork College of FET Photo: L-R - Adrian Foley, Francis O Connor, and Billy Goo…

'Stories Beyond the Stones – Commonwealth War Graves Commission Graves in Co. Cork' with Fiona Forde


The end of the First World War may have signalled an end to hostilities but the community of mourners it created in its wake was unprecedented, leaving bereft families and many children to wear ‘the medals of their dead fathers’. For many, graves and memorials were places where grief could be focused. In County Cork, there are over 500 Great War de…