Category Archives: Memorial Service

The Spanish Flu and the First World War Remembered in West Cork Church of Ireland Parish

On Sunday, 7th October, the centenaries of both the second wave of the  ‘Spanish’ Flu and the approach of the end of the First World War were remembered in a remote and fairly neglected graveyard on a hillside, at Maulinward … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Contemporary Issues, Decade of Centenaries, Memorial Service, People from Cork, Remembrance

Memorial Service in Cork for Distinguished Nigerian Doctor

A  Memorial Service was held on Saturday 24th September in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline for the esteemed consultant physician Dr Sir Eliezer Ezeka Okafor (1932 – 2016) who died recently in Nigeria. The Cork connection is that Dr Okafor’s daughter, Dr Chioma … Continue reading

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