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Irish Famine Remembrance Ceremony

2022-07-24

Irish Famine Remembrance Ceremony
Irish Famine Remembrance Ceremony Ottawa Honouring the memory of those who tended to the thousands of Irish Famine refugees who arrived in Bytown/Ottawa in 1847. Commemorating those who died and who rest here. Location: Macdonald Gardens, Cobourg Street, Ottawa Thursday August 4, 2022 11:00 am Opening music: Kevin Dooley Words of welcome: Mayor Jim Watson Prayers: Fr. Eugene King, OMI Sister Rachelle Watier, SCO Anglican representative Irish hymn: Rev. Tim Kehoe Remarks: Dr. Eamonn McKee Ambassador of Ireland to Canada Prof. Mark McGowan Michael McBane, Historian Closing music: Kevin Dooley

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