CORK BRANCH PHOTOS
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Annual Ceremony of Remembrance, Saturday, 9 November 2019
Annual Service of Remembrance, 11 November 2020
Annual Service of Remembrance, 11 November 2020

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, our annual ceremony this year was severely restricted. Our Chairman Gerry White and some members of the Committee braved the inclement weather to perform a simple wreath-laying ceremony.

Annual Service of Remembrance, 11 November 2020
Annual Service of Remembrance, 11 November 2020

Chairman Gerry White lays a wreath at the Cork Great War Memorial, South Mall, Cork City.

Annual Service of Remembrance, 11 November 2020
Annual Service of Remembrance, 11 November 2020

Cork Great War Memorial, South Mall, Cork City, 11 November, 2020.

Annual Service of Remembrance, 11 November 2020
Annual Service of Remembrance, 11 November 2020

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, our annual ceremony this year was severely restricted. Our Chairman Gerry White and some members of the Committee braved the inclement weather to perform a simple wreath-laying ceremony.

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Annual Ceremony of Remembrance 2019
Annual Ceremony of Remembrance 2019

Annual Ceremony of Remembrance 2019
Annual Ceremony of Remembrance 2019

Island of Ireland Trustee and Chairman of Cork WFA branch Gerry White opens the ceremony, accompanied by Geary O'Meara,Branch Secretary.

Annual Ceremony of Remembrance 2019
Annual Ceremony of Remembrance 2019

Annual Ceremony of Remembrance 2019
Annual Ceremony of Remembrance 2019

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October 2019
October 2019

Founding members of the Cork WFA Branch reunited at the conference To End all Wars?, Dublin Port, 5 October 2019. (L to R) Francis O'Connor, Gerry White, Adrian Foley and Ross Glennon.

October 2019
October 2019

Gerry White, WFA Island of Ireland Trustee, speaking on Tom Barry's road to rebellion at the WFA conference To End all Wars?, Dublin Port, 5 October 2019.

WFA Chairman Colin Wagstaff being presented with XX by Marie MCCathy at the meeting of the Cork Branch on 2 October 2019.

October 2019
October 2019

Founding members of the Cork WFA Branch reunited at the conference To End all Wars?, Dublin Port, 5 October 2019. (L to R) Francis O'Connor, Gerry White, Adrian Foley and Ross Glennon.

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PREVIOUS YEARS
2018
2018

G. White, F O'Connor and Diarmuid Higgins at the Cork Great War Memorial

2017
2017

Colonel Brendan O'Shea telling the story of Major Willie Redmond at the 2017 Cork Branch Evening of Remembrance

2017
2017

Cork Branch member Marie McCarthy reading the poem 'To my Daughter Betty, the Gift of God' by Tom Kettle, at the Cork Service of Remembrance. Courtesy of Patrick Sheehan.

November 2016
November 2016

Cork Branch members, (L to R) Colonel Brendan O'Shea, Gerry White and Ross Glennon at Whitehall on the morning of 11 November 2016.

1 July 2016
1 July 2016

Gerry White, Chairman of the Cork Branch at the Thiepval Memorial on 1 July 2016, where he represented the Irish Defence Forces during the centenary comemmoration.

2016
2016

The plot for the Royal Munster Fusiliers and Connaught Rangers in the Field of Remembrance, Westminster Abbey, London in 2016.

2016
2016

Members of the Cork Branch at the memorial to the Unknown Warrior in Victoria Station, London, in 2016.

2015
2015

Oliver Griffin, Royal Munster Fusiliers Association with branch members Francis O'Connor and Gerry White at the WFA exhibition in Cork City Hall in 2015

2014
2014

Professor Gary Sheffield , current President of the WFA speaking in University College Cork in 2014

2014
2014

Branch members Gerry White, Francis O'Connor and Eugene Power in Cork Public Museum in 2014 with curator Dan Breen in front of the war memorial that was once located in St. Nicholas' Church, Cork.

Summer 2013
Summer 2013

Members of the Cork Branch at Newfoundland Memorial Park in the summer of 2013.

2013
2013

Ross Glennon laying a wreath at the 2013 WFA ceremony held in Victoria Station, London to honour the Unknown Warrior

CORK HISTORICAL PHOTOS
6 August 1914
6 August 1914

A group of reservists leave the Great Southern and Western Railway Terminal on the Glanmire Road, Cork, on 6 August 1914, en route to the Western Front.

c. late 1914/early 1915
c. late 1914/early 1915

A British Army recruiting meeting on St. Patrick Street, Cork, in the early stages of the war.

1925
1925

The unveiling of the War Memorial at The South Mall, Cork, on St. Patrick's Day 1925. The memorial was paid for by public subscription and erected by the Cork Independent Ex-servicemen's Club.

CORK BRANCH VIDEOS
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PHOTO AND VIDEO GALLERY

On this page, you can view the Cork branch's collection of photos and videos, historical (World War I Cork-related) photos and navigate to the main WFA video channel.