From Gallipoli to the GPO – remembering sacrifice on Anzac Day

There can be few more peaceful graveyards in Dublin than Grangegorman Military Cemetery on Blackhorse Avenue. Opened by the British in the 1840s, the remains of over 100 soldiers who died on Dublin’s streets in 1916 are interred there, as well as the military victims of Ireland’s greatest maritime disaster, the sinking of the RMS Leinster weeks before the end of the World War II. Here too, the grave of one Irishman who charged with the Light Brigade in Crimea. It …