‘The War is Over’

Canon Harry Dobbs’ colourful annotation of the Preachers book, All Saints, Blackrock, on the same date, RCB Library, P714/8/6.

The ‘War to end all Wars’ came to an end on Monday 11th November 1918. After over four years of fighting and death, it was finally over. The sense of relief is captured in the pages of the weekly newspaper, the Church of Ireland Gazette, especially its issues for 15th and 22nd November 1918. The first edition published just four days later, on 15 November, was probably in press as the news of the end trickled through and runs with the simple…

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