Annual Ceremony of Remembrance and Wreath Laying – Saturday 08 July 2016

The Royal British Legion, Republic of Ireland District, hosted its Annual Ceremony of Remembrance and Wreath Laying at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens, Islandbridge, Dublin, on Saturday 08 July 2016. The event commemorates all those who lost their lives in the World Wars, in particular the estimated 60,000 Irish …

Blue Plaque Unveiling Ceremony – Private Thomas Hughes VC – Castleblayney

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys T.D. unveiled a Blue Plaque in honour of Private Thomas Hughes VC, at Hope Castle Gate Lodge, Castleblayney, County Monaghan, on Monday, 17 February, 2017. Thomas Hughes was born on 10 November 1885, in Corravoo, Donaghmoyne, County Monaghan, …