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Single Service of National Commemoration for Irish Seafarers

16th November 2014
Single Service of National Commemoration for Irish Seafarers

#SeafarersCommemoration- The annual National Commemoration Services for Irish Seafarers will start at 12.30pm next Sunday 23 November 2014.

This year's commemoration has a new schedule to proceedings as there will be an ecumenical service held in City Quay Church (close to Tara DART station). The service is to be conducted by Father Pierce Walsh and Rev William Black, Hononary Port Chaplin.

The company will then proceed the short distance to the Seafarers Memorial, where representatives will lay wreaths.

Following the ceremony, tea, coffee and scones will be availavle in Jury's Inn, Custom House Quay located on the far side of the Liffey.

In previous years, the commemoration started with Mass at City Quay and concluded with Evensong in St Patrick's Cathedral.

 

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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