Irish UN Peacekeepers Mass – Sunday 16th December

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At 10am Mass in Cobh Cathedral on Sunday 16th December 2016, Irish UN peacekeepers who lost their lived on UN missions will be remembered.

Respective flags; Irish UN, Cobh ONE branch, MPAI etc will pay respect. These flags will be raised and dipped to the sound of a ‘TRUMPETER’ at alter during Mass ceremony.

All 26 Irish UN peacekeepers who lost their lives in the ‘CONGO’ between 1960 – 1964 will be mentioned by name during ceremony.

Those who served as Irish UN peacekeepers on UN missions World Wide will be remembered.

Yours respectfully.

Frank 0’Brien , 1961 Congo Veteran