Relief and elation followed by battle fatigue, alienation, occasional victimisation and silence. Memory became the province of Ulster. In the face of such enormous loss and horror, claims of victory or defeat seem irrelevant, almost sacrilegious. When the fighting finally drew to a close many combatants were too tired to feel much to cheer about.
In the Republic of Ireland public recognition for those who fought in the First World War would be slow to come.
A veteran tries to convey how the end of the war felt almost matter of fact.
This veteran recalls being simply fed up by the time it was all over.
Emmet Dalton believes it is impossible to know if Ireland paid too high a price for participating in the war.
Jack Campbell's outstanding memory of the war is the loyalty of his comrades to the cause and the oath.
Veterans of the Ulster Division prepare to leave Belfast to attend a commemoration at Thiepval.