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Pioneering bid to excavate First World War training trench under way at former Birr Barracks

Trenches like this were built during First World War for Gallipoli campaign.
Michael McHugh, Press Association
THE first bid to excavate a First World War training trench in the Republic is under way. Volunteers combed the site of the former Birr Barracks which housed staff and, briefly, servicemen from the[...]

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