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CASTLEBLAYNEY COLLEGE STUDENT TO REPRESENT CO MONAGHAN ON NATIONAL WWI COMMEMORATIVE TRIP TO SOMME

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CASTLEBLAYNEY COLLEGE STUDENT TO REPRESENT CO MONAGHAN ON NATIONAL WWI COMMEMORATIVE TRIP TO SOMME

Castleblayney College student, Kyle Mc Gee, has been chosen to represent Co Monaghan on the ‘Adopt a WWI Soldier’ commemorative trip to the battlefields of the Somme in northern France next year. The trip, which will take place from June 26th-29th, will see 32 students, one from every Irish county, travel to the graves and memorials of soldiers that they have researched. The project is the brainchild of Glenties teacher, Gerry Moore. Gerry, whose great-uncle died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, has been taking Transition Year ...