Raphoe to host event in memory of 13 local men men Killed at the Battle of the Somme

raphoe-cathedral-013290-c001A commemoration takes place in Raphoe tomorrow (Friday) in memory of 13 local men Killed at the Battle of the Somme.

The Battle on the 1st July 1916 in one of the bloodiest battles of the 1914-18 War.

100 years on, the bells of Raphoe Cathedral will sound out, followed by a reflection service and the unveiling of a commemoration bench.

Sean McCLafferty says the event is a cross community one: