On the 2nd of November 2007, Noel Ahern, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Finance with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works officially launched Fergus D’Arcy’s latest book entitled “Remembering the War Dead”.
In his speech, the Minister noted
This book is unique in that it reflects the international nature of these graves that mark the resting places of people from over twenty different nations… …I would like to extend our thanks to Professor Fergus D’Arcy for his most thorough and professional research into this subject, and for giving us a new insight… …into events that occurred in the lifetimes of our own parents and grandparents, and indeed may have involved or affected some of them directly.
A full press release can be found on the OPW website.
You can also read a review of the book on the Wexford Echo website.
You can also read the Table of Contents (PDF)
Remembering the War Dead: British Commonwealth and International War Graves in Ireland since 1914
(pp. viii, 457, Dublin 2007), ISBN: 0-7557-7589-9
Author: Fergus A. D’Arcy
Publisher: The Government Stationery Office, for the Office of Public Works (OPW)
Price: € 22.00
How to Purchase
Book available from:
Government Publications Sales Office
Sun Aliance House
Tel: (+353 1) 647 6879 or 6793515
or by mail order from:
Government Publications Postal Trade Section
51 St. Stephen’s Green
Tel: (+ 353 1) 6476623 or 6476624 or
(+ 353 1) 6476834/35/36/37
Fax (+ 353 1) 475 2760
Or through any bookseller.