Commemoration

Prayers offered by Fr Séamus Madigan, Head Chaplain to the Forces in the Garden of Remembrance on Holy Saturday 26 March 2016...

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Office of the Head Chaplain DFHQ McKee Barracks Dublin 7 Dear fellow soldiers of the Irish Defence Forces, I take this opportunity to wish you and your families every blessing and grace during this Easter Season of 2016. This is an extraordinary time for Ireland. As we commemorate and celebrate the centenary of the 1916......

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Prayers offered by Fr Séamus Madigan HCF at Dublin Castle on 01 January 2016 Moladh go deo le Dia – Praise God forever! On this day of commemoration, celebration and New Year’s resolutions, we thank you Lord, for all the people of Ireland, at home and abroad. Merciful God: In our commemoration, we remember all......

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Mass & Dedication of Memorial to SS Caomhán Seoighe Inis Oírr  29 v 2015 The Minister for Defence Mr Simon Coveney T.D., Lt Gen Conor O’Boyle and Mr Maurice Quinn (Secretary General of the Department of Defence) attended a commemorative ceremony in honour of Saighdiúir Singil Caomhán Seoighe on Inis Oírr on Friday 29 May 2015.......

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Address by Bishop Pat Storey at 1916 Commemoration Mass at Arbour Hill 06 MAY 2015 President, Taoiseach and Distinguished Guests, may I first of all thank the Monsignor very sincerely for his very surprising invitation to speak at today’s event? I am wondering if he is shaking in his boots right now, having asked a......

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  Address by Msgr Eoin Thynne HCF  Remembrance is part of our culture, our heritage and this afternoon as we gather on the centennial anniversary of the commencement of World War 1 we reflect on the sacrifices made by men and women and pray for all whose lives were lost in the “war to end......

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The National Day of Commemoration commemorates all Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations. It occurs on the Sunday nearest to July 11 - the anniversary of the date in 1921 that a truce was signed ending the Irish War of Independence. The principal ceremony is normally......

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