14-23 November 2018: Exhibition on ‘World War One: The Westmeath connection’, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Between Wednesday 14 November and Wednesday 23 November 2018, to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, Westmeath County Council presented an exhibition in Mullingar entitled ‘World War One: The Westmeath connection’.  This exhibition was an initiative of the Westmeath Heritage Forum. It offered insights not only into the sheer scale of…

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11 November 2018: ‘Armistice 100’ concert, Valentia, Co. Kerry

On 11 November 2018 St. John the Baptist Church, Knightstown, Valentia, Co. Kerry, presented a concert entitled ‘Armistice 100’ to mark the centenary of the armistice that officially ended the First World War. The concert was performed by baritone Gavan Ring, with Aoife O’Sullivan on piano, and will be compéred by Muiris Bric. The performance…

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11 November 2018: Civic commemoration of 1918 Armistice, Cork City

On Sunday 11 November 2018 a civic commemoration took place at the Cenotaph, South Mall,  Cork City, to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice that ended the First World War. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn, led the ceremony, which began at 10.15am. The ceremony was be attended by local public representatives, members of the…

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