Air Corps discover WW2 hillside ÉIRE sign after more than 70 years

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    The Éire signs were carved into the ground by volunteers from the local Look Out Post (LOPs) during the Second World War to warn German and Allied airmen that they were passing over a neutral country.


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    The Irish managed to stay out of the conflict and let the Brits do their fighting for them. It's a shameful time in Irish history.
     

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