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HISTORY MADE IN COOTEHILL AS PEACE GARDEN OPENED TO COMMEMORATE WWI SOLDIERS

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23 Nov 2012 Comments Off on HISTORY MADE IN COOTEHILL AS PEACE GARDEN OPENED TO COMMEMORATE WWI SOLDIERS
HISTORY MADE IN COOTEHILL AS PEACE GARDEN OPENED TO COMMEMORATE WWI SOLDIERS

BY MICHAEL MCDONNELL michael@northern-standard.ie History was made in Cootehill on Sunday afternoon last when poppies were worn with pride and dignity by many of those in attendance as a large crowd gathered to witness the opening of a new Peace Garden to pay a permanent tribute to soldiers from both sides of the Border who lost their lives in the First World War, other wars and in the service of peace for the United Nations. The well-organised event, which was organised by the Tanagh branch of the Organisation of National Ex-Servicemen ...