At 11.11am, a silent procession left Quay Street to conclude at the war memorial at the top of Mail Coach Road. The event was non-political, non-religious and non-military. Participants were dressed in plain clothes of the era, with no military uniforms or medals. This event was orchestrated by Blue Raincoat Theatre Company.
At 1pm, a sod turning ceremony for Sligo’s proposed World War One Commemorative Garden took place at Clevaragh Regional Park.
From Century Ireland: November, 1918: Ireland and the end of the First World War.