‘A Journey of Remembrance’ 2014-2018 will launch in Cobh on Saturday 8th February. It is a Cork Centenary Project to honour Irishmen and women who fought in World War 1 1914 -1918.
On Saturday, 8th February in the Commodore Hotel, Cobh a special tribute will be made to those from the Cobh and Lower Harbour area who died in the war.
Everyone is welcome to attend and a special invitation is extended to anyone with memorabilia or stories of family and friends who fought in the Great War.
An Exhibition will be held from 10 am – 5pm with a formal opening and lecture at 12 noon.
At 3 pm there will be a short talk on the ‘Christmas of 1914’
Similar exhibitions and seminars will be held in the Cork and County area over the next four months.
The Cork Journey of Remembrance Project Group is assisted in Cobh by the Great Island Historical Society, Cork Harbour Islands Project (CHIP) and Cobh Museum.