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...remembrance day....


Posted by oliver killeen on November 11, 2011 at 21:12:28:

...today is remembrance day....and we must never forget to remember...honour....and thank all those that served in the armed forces in the great war.....w.w2 ....the korean war and all the subsequent wars.....so that we may be free.....

The GreatWar 1914-1918 In Flanders Fields
by John McCrae, May 1915

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields
.....many thanks to michael feeney...and his team....for the vision....and erection of the castlebar memorial garden....

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