Large crowds attend Michael Rouse commemoration

Pat Aherne, Cyril Ahern, John Murphy, Arthur O'Keeffe, Michael O'Mahony, Mary Carolan, Cllr Deirdre O'Brien (Deputy Mayor of County Cork), Ned O'Keeffe (chair organising committee), Denis Murphy, Tom Baker, Vincent Maher and Tommy Baker at the commemoration event in Ballindangan last Sunday to honour Volunteer Michael Rouse. (Picture: P O'Dwyer)

People arrived in large numbers from far and near last Sunday to remember Volunteer Michael Rouse at The Monument Cross, Ballylough on the 100th anniversary of his death.

Michael was fittingly remembered at a very well organised and dignified commemoration.

As the crowds assembled, they were treated to an array of traditional tunes provided by musicians Denis O’Dwyer, Bobby Gardiner and Liam Roche. Proceedings were in the extremely capable hands of MC Mary O’Callaghan who then got the event under way …

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