1916 Commemorative events in Maree

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1916 Commemorative events in Maree

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A number of events to honour the men and women of Maree who took part in the 1916 rising will take place in the parish this weekend.

The commemorative events will get underway this evening with a special mass at Maree Church at 7.

This will be followed by the unveiling of a natural stone monument and the launch of a 70 page historical booklet to honour those who fought as part of the Maree company under the command of Liam Mellows.

Tomorrow, a memorabilia exhibition including volunteer uniforms, weapons, newspaper cuttings and photographs will be on display at the Community Centre.

2016-07-04T18:11:32+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Maree|