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Cork marks National Day of Commemoration with ceremony in Fitzgerald Park

National Day of Commemoration gathering 

Photograph of the assembled attendees at National Day of Commemoration Ceremony  2011 at Fitzgerald Park, Sunday 10th July 2011.

Cork marked the National Day of Commemoration to honour all Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations with a formal ceremony held on Sunday, 10th July, in Fitzgerald Park, Cork at 11.30 a.m. This is the first year that the ceremony has taken place in Cork. 

The ceremony commenced with a multi-faith service of prayer, after which the Lord Mayor laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Ireland.

Wreath at Memorial

Wreath laid at the commemorative plaque during the ceremony held in Fitzgerald Park on Sunday July 10 2011 honouring Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations 

 

Representatives of the Roman Catholic Church, the Church of Ireland, the Presbyterian and Methodist Churches and the Jewish Community conducted a multi-faith commemoration comprising of prayers and readings with responses by those present.

The Barrack Street Band lead the musical element joined by soloist Ms. Majella Cullagh.

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