TERMON PLAYS ITS PART IN 1916 CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS

first_imgTermon played its part in the 1916 centenary celebration when a plaque was unveiled near the Graveyard last night.A marching group of the 29 battalion of the Reserve Defense Force under the command of Commandant Donald McCafferty marched from the N56 to the site at the new graveyard, where a plaque in memory of all who died was unveiledCommandant McCafferty read the 1916 proclamationLieutenant Jonathan Hilferty, who was born in Barnes,Termon, raised the Tricolour while the Orr brothers played the uileann pipes The plaque was unveiled by two children from Termon National School Michaela Gallagher and Owen Gallagher.In an interfaith ceremony Father Pat McHugh, Rev Amanda Best and Rev Steward Wright performed a joint blessing.Cllr Ciaran Brogan, Chairman of the Donegal County Council , Cllr Michael Quinn on behalf of the Letterkenny area Councillors and Cllr Michael McBride on behalf of the Donegal County 1916 committee all addressed the assembled crowd.Prior to a group of children from Termon National School played the National Anthem MC James Trearty posed the question what will the Ireland of a 100 years from now be like to live in. TERMON PLAYS ITS PART IN 1916 CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS was last modified: April 24th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:1916Termonlast_img

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