Last Updated (Tuesday, 17 April 2012 09:54)

 
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Ballina World War One Memorial

The news that a  new world war  one memorial is  to be unveiled in Ballina is most welcome. The local committee are to be congratulated on their fantastic  work  and achievement. Well done to all concerned. It is expected that Achill Island will  be following their  example at some stage over the next year.

 
Mr Johnny Garvey R.I.P.

The sad death has occurred of Mr Johnny Garvey, a Royal Air Force world war two veteran, from Buncom, Ballyheane, Castlebar. We extend our deepest sympathy  to his family.  A fireside interview  with Johnny Garvey was recorded some years ago and is featured in the  video section of this website.He died aged 97 years.

 
Centenary Concert & Ceremony

We are delighted to announce the details  of our world war one centenary concert. This will take place in Christ Church, Castlebar,  on Sunday evening the 11th of May, at 8pm.

The concert  will feature the wonderful, "Cor Mhaigh Eo"our county choir, the fabulous Mayo soprano Francie McNicholas from Swinford and the magnificent tenor Jerry Lynch  from the County Clare, Jerry's version of the song  "A Silent Night 1914" , was quite  simply unique &  has never been bettered.

The Soroptimist Clubs Association of Ireland, are holding their Annual Convention that weekend and they will be holding a special wreath laying ceremony in the Mayo Peace Park at 11am that same morning, when they will  be unveiling a special plaque to mark the participation of the women of Ireland  in the world war's. 

This will be a wonderful evening of music & song.We would love to have your support and attendance.

 

 
100th Anniversary of W.W.1 in Mayo

The Mayo Peace Park committee are planning to organise a number of event's in County Mayo, to mark the 100th Anniversary  of world war one.  We would like to hear from people around the  county to assist or host an event in their own area. contact  info@mayopeacepark.ie