A large archive of letters from the frontline of WWI is being built at letter1916.ie and the public is being invited to contribute materials from the era which may have been passed down in the family.
Professor Susan Schreibman of NUI Maynooth who is assembling the archive told the Irish Independent: “It’s a crowd-sourcing project that depends on public participation. Not only do we value material sent in, but people can go online and transcribe the letters.”
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