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Sunday 22 October 2017

Wreaths laid at commemoration

By Amy Lewis

Councilor Johnny Mythen, Jim Parle, Ann Hogan and John Brady TD at the Parle Hogan Crean Memorial in Taghmon.
Councilor Johnny Mythen, Jim Parle, Ann Hogan and John Brady TD at the Parle Hogan Crean Memorial in Taghmon.

A small crowd held a commemoration to the past for the annual Sinn Fein Parle, Crean and Hogan event in Taghmon.

Wreaths were laid on behalf of the Parle family by Jim Parle, while Ann Hogan lay a wreath in honour of the Hogan family. Des McCabe represented the Crean family.

Meanwhile, Wreaths were also laid by Mick a Vick O'Leary and Leah Furlong on behalf of Sinn Féin. Proceedings were chaired by Des McCabe and Ennicorthy Councillor Johnny Mythen. Wicklow TD John Brady gave the oration and Lisa McCabe was given the honour of reading the Proclamation.

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