6 December 2015: Laying up of standard of Royal Artillery Regiment Association, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

unnamedOn Sunday 6 December the standard of the Royal Artillery Regiment Association will be laid up in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. Dublin, on Sunday, 6 December after the choral evensong, which commenced at 3.15pm.

Mr Ken McLean presented the standard to  St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Rev Charles Mullen accepted the standard into the care of the cathedral, where it will be placed in the North Wing.

Also present were members of the Irish United Nations Veterans Association (IUNVA), Organisation of National Ex-Servicemen (ONE), Royal Ulster Rifles, Royal Airforce Association (Republic of Ireland). The Dublin Central Branch of the Royal British Legion hosted a reception afterwards.

The last regimental association Standard to be ‘laid up’ in the cathedral was the Burma Star Association, the veterans who worked on the bridge over the River Kwai.

Explore St Patrick’s Cathedral’s First World War exhibition, Lives remembered.

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