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  • Mayo Peace Park Memorial, Castlebar.

    Hallo Fellow Members. :D

    My brother Anthony has sent me a link to see some pictures he took at

    the Mayo Peace Park Memorial, Castlebar, County Mayo.

    Its due to be officially opened tomorrow by the President of Ireland. 07 / 10 / 2008

    http://www.castlebar.ie/gallery/main...2_itemId=19022

    The main center piece is dedicated to those who served in WW1.

    Now they are officially commemorated for the first time.

    May They All + Rest In Peace +

    Connaught Stranger :D
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    Last edited by Connaught Stranger; 6 October 2008, 21:13.

  • #2
    Fantastic. Good to see irishmen are finally being remembered officially for their participation in the ultimate sarcrifice.
    I see Cork Co Co is also planning official events commemorating Corkmen who died in WW1 to coencide with the November ceremonies.


    Catch-22 says they have a right to do anything we can't stop them from doing.

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    • #3
      Hallo Gentlemen,

      my brother Anthony, has added another album with regards the Castlebar Peace Park Opening.

      http://www.castlebar.ie/gallery/main...2_itemId=19212

      185 pictures, starting with the parade through town many showing medals,

      there is also pictures of many military veterans from O.N.E, IUNVA, IUNV from the U.K.

      America, etc,

      pictures of the Irish Army Guard of Honour, Irish Army Band,

      Drummers & Pipers from the British Army,

      the President of Ireland etc..etc..

      Judging from the pictures, the memories of these brave Mayo men & women,

      who served and died in WW1, WW2 and other conflicts

      has been served proud. May they all + Rest In Peace +

      I am sorry, that I could not have been there,

      but I see my brother Kieron there flying the flag for the Clan.

      Please do take a look.

      Connaught Stranger

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      • #4
        Saw a clip on the news the night it opened. Well done to those involved. A worthy memorial.
        Good to see the redcoats back.


        Catch-22 says they have a right to do anything we can't stop them from doing.

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