Glasnevin Commemorates US Memorial Day
Today we were honoured to attend Glasnevin Cemetery for a very special event: The 2019 Observance of America’s Memorial Day and Ceremonies Decorating the Graves of Irish Veterans of the Military Services of the United States. George Dodd, resident historian at Glasnevin, brought everyone around the cemetery to the known graves of US service personnel.
In attendance: Chargé d’Affaires Reece Smyth, U.S. Embassy Dublin; John Green Chairman, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum; John Kennedy, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht; Veterans of the US Armed Forces and members of the American Legion Post IR-01 Dublin.
Standard bearers Michael Collins and George McSheffrey American Legion.