For the Record opens today

An exhibition of archival documents, photographs and memorabilia of Boyle Old IRA members will open today Saturday March 26th in King House.

The exhibition titled “For the Record” will be opened by well knwon musician Matt Molloy at 3pm and runs until Saturday 2 April 2016.

Molloy’s father had a daring escape from the Boyle Military Barracks in 1921. photographs give a taste of the exhibition.

Barry Feely , a member of the Old IRA Commerative Committee who have organised the exhibition, is photographed with the Ballinameen Bomb which will also be on show.

(See Boyle’d Pot for more on this)

On Sunday, a ceremonial gathering will be observed as volunteers’ relatives attend 11.30am Mass wearing their family member’s Old IRA medal.



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