BROAD COMMUNITY INVITATION ISSUED TO UNVEILING OF MOUSEWOOD GRAVEYARD MEMORIAL

17 August 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Peter Hughes

The organisers have issued an invitation to the entire community of North Monaghan and beyond to attend the ceremony taking place in Belgium Park, Monaghan Town this Saturday August 17 at 3 pm at which a memorial to those buried in the nearby Mousewood Graveyard will be unveiled. The unveiling, by the noted historian and genealogist Theo McMahon, will be preceded by an interdenominational service. The ceremony marks the culmination of months of preparatory work by the Mousewood Memorial Cross- Community Project Group. Their motivation was to commemorate in a reverent and appropriate manner the hundreds of men, women and children who were laid to rest in the burial ground located in the rural quiet of Kilnacloy between the…

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