13 December 2018

ECUMENICAL ACT OF REMEMBRANCE

Midland Counties and Kildare Branch Royal British Legion ROI organised an Ecumenical Act of Remembrance and Wreath Laying at the War Memorial in O'Connor Square, Tullamore on Sunday 25th. November to honour all those who fought and gave their lives in the First World War 1914 - 1918.

The M.C. for the ceremonies was Mr. Paul Stephenson, Chairman Midland Counties and Kildare Branch Royal British Legion ROI. Participating clergy included Rev. Isaac Delamere, Rev. William Hayes, Rev. Shane Crombie and Rev. Clodagh Yambasu. Groups participating or represented were: RBL Republic of Ireland, RBL Claddagh Branch, RBL Limerick Branch, RBL Dublin Branch, Irish Guards Association RBL, O.N.E., I.U.N.V.A. with a Colour Party from Irish Defence Forces - First Battalion, Galway. 

Mr. Michael Byrne O.H.A.S. read the reflection and music was provided by Tullamore Town Band.

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Replica Headstones

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Sergeant Green. Lieutenant Muller, Sergeant Campbell

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Mr. Paul Stephenson, (Chairman Midland Counties & Kildare Branch Royal British Legion R.O.I.) Cllr. Danny Owens, Cllr. Noel Cribbin

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Rev. Shane Crombie, Rev. Isaac Delamere, Rev. William Hayes

 

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Patrick Cooke (British Legion R.O.I.) 

 

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Michael O'Brien, Richard Davis 

 

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Kevin Wrafter, Peter Hensey 

 

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 U.N. Veterans

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Rev. William Hayes, Rev. Clodagh Yambasu, Rev. Shane Crombie, Lady & Lord Rosse 

 

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Rev. William Hayes, Rev. Clodagh Yambasu 

 

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Cllr. Tony McCormack, Cllr. Tommy McKeigue, Cllr. Noel Cribbin 

 

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 Michael Byrne, Rev. William Hayes

 

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 James Scully

 

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 The Ceremony Ends

 

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