Memorial service to honour war dead in Tullow today

indexA memorial service to honour the war dead in Tullow will take place in the Abbey Cemetry in the town later this afternoon.

64 people from the Tullow area lost their lives while on military service during World War I.

Four of these are buried locally including Private T. Corcoran, Private W. Byrne, Corporal John Cosgrove and Trooper Michael Ryan.

It begins at 3pm this afternoon.