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Question 1: A further Great War Irish national memorial, taking the form of an All-Ireland journey of conciliation, was opened in 1998 at the Island of Ireland Peace Park, Messines, Flanders, ________.
DenmarkSpainBelgiumUnited Kingdom

Question 2: In the adverse political conditions of the 1930s the Taoiseach, ________'s government still recognised the motives of the Memorial and made valuable state contributions to it.
Irish Civil WarÉamon de ValeraMichael Collins (Irish leader)Seán Lemass

Question 3: Those who died in the Easter Rising which ran concurrently with the First World War, and the ________, are commemorated in the Gardens of Remembrance on Parnell Square, Dublin.
Irish Republican ArmyIrish War of IndependenceTimeline of the Irish War of IndependenceRepublic of Ireland

Question 4: Three granite replicas of this cross are erected at locations liberated by Irish divisions - Guillemont and Messines-Wytschaete in ________, and Salonica in Macedonia.
United KingdomBelgiumSpainDenmark

Question 5: At that time known as the "Longmeadows Estates" it is about 60 acres (20 hectares) in extent stretching parallel along the south bank of the ________ from Islandbridge towards Chapelizod[1].
River FoyleRiver SwillyRiver LiffeyRiver Avoca

Question 6: The Memorial was probably the last to be erected to the memory of those who sacrificed their lives in the ________, and is one of the finest if not the best in the world “the symbol of Remembrance in memory of a Nation’s sacrifice”[2].
Western Front (World War I)Armenian GenocideWorld War ICaucasus Campaign

Question 7: Opposite to the ________ obelisk, it lies about three kilometres from the centre of Dublin, on grounds which gradually slope upwards towards Kilmainham Hill.
St Stephen's GreenMountjoy SquareIrish National War Memorial GardensPhoenix Park

Question 8:
  • ________ Messines, Belgium.
    Irish National War Memorial GardensRoyal Munster FusiliersIsland of Ireland Peace ParkIreland and World War I

Question 9: W.T. Cosgrave , president of the ________ Executive Council then appointed Cecil Lavery to set up a "War Memorial Committee" to advance the memorial process.
IrelandAnglo-Irish TreatyNorthern IrelandIrish Free State

Question 10: Old chronicles describe Kilmainham Hill as the camping place of Brian Boru and his army prior to the last decisive ________ on 23 April 1014.
Battle of ClontarfIrish peopleNorthern IrelandIreland


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