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NEWS TRACKER

Track the latest news and updates from the campaign as they happened each day.

09th January 2016

7:00

Today at Gallipoli

Shortly after midnight soldiers begin to leave the front line trenches. By 1.30 am the first of the front line trenches are arriving at the evacuation

07th January 2016

7:00

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The wind of recent days finally dies down and the evacuation can continue fully. Overnight 3,022 men had been successfully evacuated. In the afternoon the

06th January 2016

7:00

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British engineers start setting mines in tunnels across the front at Helles in preparation for detonation during the final stages of the evacuation. Turkish

05th January 2016

7:00

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Increased Turkish troop activity at Gully Ravine overnight. Evacuation again hampered by heavy winds. Overnight only 586 men had been evacuated due to the

04th January 2016

7:00

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Overnight the Turks concentrate their artillery fire on the beaches of Helles. Heavy Turkish artillery targets W Beach at Helles causing casualties. In the

03rd January 2016

7:00

Today at Gallipoli

Through the night the beaches at Helles where the evacuation is focused is shelled by the Turks. Despite the shelling over 2,500 men were evacuated overnight.

02nd January 2016

7:00

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After midnight the Munster Fusiliers leave the reserve trenches and march to V Beach for embarkation. At 4 am the Dublin Fusiliers embark from V Beach. To

01st January 2016

7:00

Today at Gallipoli

The level of Turkish artillery activity increases all along the Helles front. The beaches seem a particular target, but still nothing suggests that the Turks

31st December 2015

7:00

Today at Gallipoli

Along the whole of the front the British let off brief volleys of intense fire (five rounds by each man) so that the Turks are unaware of the steady reduction

30th December 2015

7:00

Today at Gallipoli

During the day the two sides exchange artillery fire at Helles. The evacuation process continues with the reserve positions at Gully Ravine being emptied out.

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EYEWITNESSES

EYEWITNESSES

Eight individuals who served in Gallipoli tell their story through their daily diary entries.

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REGIMENTAL DIARIES

REGIMENTAL DIARIES

Four Irish Regiments were stationed at Gallipoli, read their daily diary extracts here.

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DEATH NOTICES

DEATH NOTICES

Read here the daily death notices for a sample of the Irishmen who died in Gallipoli.

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WATCH & LISTEN

View films and audio content, including programmes from RTE, that explain the Gallipoli campaign.

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EDUCATION RESOURCES

Explore various education packs on Gallipoli that can be used in the classroom.

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