Irish Teenager Leads Bid To Save Historic WWI British Legion Hall in Dublin

Posted by admin on Feb 13, 2014

Politicians are being urged to support a campaign to save one of the few remaining British Legion halls in Ireland built for World War I veterans. The building in Killester, north Dublin — part of a suburb known originally known as Little Britain — has gone on sale for €50,000 after pleas to preserve it as a war memorial were rejected.

Aaron Crampton (16), whose great-grandfather John Brophy fought in World War I, said preserving it as some form of mini-cenotaph or community centre and peace park would be a fitting tribute.

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