To commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Jutland which took place from 31st May to 1st June 1916 the Cork Branch of the Western Front Association will hold a one day exhibition in memory of all those from Queenstown and the surrounding areas (Cobh, Whitegate, Aghada, Monkstown, Passage West and other coastal towns) who perished.
They would particularly like to meet descendants of those who were lost and who might like to share their stories.
The exhibition will take place at the Cobh Maritime Building on Saturday 28th May
2016 from 12 noon to 4pm.
The exhibition is free and all are welcome
On Sat. 4th June, the RMFA and representatives of Kerry County Council will officially dedicate the memorial which was erected by Tralee Town Council near Ballymullen Barracks. The memorial is in memory of those from Tralee town who died in the First World War while serving with the RMF and other military units, including those of Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
Two panels are being erected at the memorial containing the names of those who were killed.
This will be an open event and all are invited to attend the ceremony which will take place at 3.00pm.
The Royal Munster Fusiliers Memorial at Ballymullen Tralee.
Mallow Library will hold a photographic Exhibition at the Library from 30th June to 13th July entitled ‘Battle of the Somme Centenary Exhibition. The Exhibition is being presented by Peter Keating and all are welcome. Peter can be contacted at the following email address.