100th Anniversary commemoration of Clonfin Ambush will be broadcast online on Sunday, February 7 at 3pm

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100th Anniversary commemoration of Clonfin Ambush will be broadcast online on Sunday, February 7 at 3pm

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A virtual Commemoration Ceremony is being held to mark the  100th Anniversary of the famous Battle of Clonfin (February 2) and it will be broadcast, tomorrow, Sunday, February 7 at 3pm.

This recording will go on Youtube channel of Longford County Library, Heritage and Archives Services.

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It will also be available on the Facebook page Decade of Centenaries Longford.

Mairead Ni Chonghaile will organise a premiere on Facebook where a notification appears and the recording will be scheduled to go live at 3pm on Sunday, February 7.   

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