Irish War Dead Remembered

Traditional Royal British Legion Poppy wreaths will be laid side-by-side with the tricolour wreaths of the Organisation of National Exservicemen, (ONE) as the last post is sounded and the traditional two-minute silence observed in Drogheda tomorrow morning.

Royal British Legion Standards will fly in the Irish Republic as ex British regular army and former UDR soldiers mingle with the Irish Ex Servicemen's Association for a pre-Poppy Day service of remembrance. Taking place at the war memorial in the Boyne-side town's Mary Street, the former servicemen from both sides of the Irish border will stand shoulder-to-shoulder to honour the 'fallen' from the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland

The event takes place at 11am, on Saturday 7th November, to recall the men from all over the island of Ireland killed or wounded in the British army during WWI.


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