my Adopted Soldier


Photos from the Project & the Trip

The 32 Students representing each county of Ireland - Read more..

Gerry Moore - Project Founder - Read more..

Gerry Moore speaking at the launch - Read more..

Gerry Moore - speaking about the trip in June - Read more..

Gerry Moore speaking at the launch - Read more..

South East students at the Waterford seminar - Read more..

From left to right: Eamonn McEneaney, Curator Waterford Museum, Niamh Crowley [HTAI Sec Waterford], Amy Mackey [Waterford], Kieran O'Mara [Carlow}, Beibhinn Breathnach [Kilkenny], Emily Boyne [Wexford], Donnchadh O Ceallachain [Waterford Museum], Gerard [HTAI Chair Waterford] | Photograph courtesy of Noel Browne | - Read more..

Amy Makey [Waterford] - with her parents - Read more..

Béibhinn Breathnach [Kilkenny] - with her parents - Read more..

The Medieval Museum - Waterford - Read more..

The Medieval Museum - Waterford - Read more..

P.O.W. - Pidgeons of war - Read more..

P.O.W. - Pidgeons of war - Read more..

The Women of the Great War - Read more..

The Women of the Great War - Read more..

The Women of the Great War - Read more..

The Women of the Great War - Read more..

The Women of the Great War - Read more..

The Students Meet the President - Read more..

The Project Group at Áras an Uachtaráin - Read more..

Gerry Moore speaking in Áras an Uachtaráin - Read more..

The President addresses the Group - Read more..

Getting ready to meet the President - Read more..

The President with a group of Students - Read more..

The President with a group of Students - Read more..

Time for Tea - Read more..

Students embark on the trip to the airport - Read more..

Emily Tessa and Grace meet the President - Read more..

In the Air on the way!! - Read more..

Meeting the President - photos - Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Meeting the President - photos - Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Meeting the President - photos - Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Meeting the President - photos - Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Meeting the President - photos - Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Meeting the President - photos - Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Meeting the President - photos - Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Students arriving at Áras an Uachtaráin - Read more..

Students getting ready to depart - Read more..

Photo-Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Photo-Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Photo-Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Photo-Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Photo-Paddy O`Connor - Read more..

Waiting to meet the President - Read more..

Waiting to meet the President - Read more..

Áras an Uachtaráin - Read more..

Students with the President - Read more..

Blog Post - Day1 - Meeting the President - Read more..

A German grave in Fricourt cemetery - Read more..

A Jewish grave in Fricourt cemetery - Read more..

Authuile cemetery - Read more..

The Cross of Sacrifice at Gordon Dump cemetery - Read more..

Dara Eisen - student form Co.Down lays a stone and said a prayer in Hebrew by the grave of a German Jewish soldier in the German cemetery at Fricourt - Read more..

Delville Wood cemetery - Read more..

Delville Wood cemetery - Read more..

Finnian at his adopted soldier`s graveside - Read more..

Fricourt German cemetery - Read more..

Guillemont Road cemetery - Read more..

Jack at the graveside of his adopted soldier - Pte. Thomas Conlon - Read more..

Jack visiting the grave of his adopted soldier in Guillemont cemetery - Read more..

The Lochnagar Crater - Read more..

Nathan in the trenches at the UlsterTower - Read more..

Nathan patrolling the trenches - Read more..

Niamh at the Quarry cemetery - Read more..

Niamh at grave of her adopted soldier - Read more..

Niamh laying soil at the grave of John Mallon - Read more..

The grave of Willie McBride at the Authuile cemetery - Read more..

Reconstructed trench - Read more..

Stone of Remembrance at Gordon Dump cemetery - Read more..

Students gather around the cross at Lochnagar Crater - Read more..

This is me - Tess, at the Pozieres memorial where her adopted soldier where Lt.Albert Guy Dignan is commemorated - Read more..

The Beauty in the desolation of the cemeteries - Read more..

The Beauty in the desolation of the cemeteries - Read more..

Two of the most powerful inscriptions in all the graveyards - Read more..

Two of the most powerful inscriptions in all the graveyards - Read more..

The Ulster Tower - Read more..

Unknown Graves - Read more..

View from around Lochnagar Crater - Read more..

We visit the Ulster Tower - Read more..

German Crosses - Fricourt - Read more..

The grave of Josef Bonin O`Shea - Read more..

A moving poem on one of the gravestones - Read more..

Niamh O`Meara and I(Amy MacKey) enjoying the good weather - Read more..

The poppy fields of the Somme - Read more..

Chris visits the grave of his adopted soldier at Grevilliers cemetery - Read more..

Chris at the grave of John McDonald Bradley - Read more..

Emma & Manus at the Menin gate memorial in Ypres. Photo courtesy of RTE - Read more..

Emma & Manus at the Menin gate memorial in Ypres. Photo courtesy of RTE - Read more..

Menin gate ceremony. Niamh, Jack, Chris, Amy and Steven - Read more..

The Menin gate ceremony in Ypre - Read more..

The inscription on a soldiers headstone at Poziers - Read more..

Ypre city at night - Read more..

Menin gate memorial - Ypres - Read more..

A visit to the European Parliament - Read more..

Inside the European Parliament - Brussels - Read more..

Niamh and Chris trying to be funny. - Read more..