Remembering the Connaught Rangers

For those interested in the history of the Connaught Rangers a walking tour of Galway city to seek out memorials and artefacts related to the once great regiment is planned by the Connaught Rangers Association. Galway City has many great memorials related to the once great regiment including the memorial window in Galway Cathedral, and the cannons at City Hall which have been in the city since 1857 to commemorate the involvement of the regiment in the Crimea War.The tour will start in Renmore and then move towards City Hall, Saint Nicholas Collegiate Church, and finish in Galway Cathedral.

The tour is free to anyone who wants to participate. The meeting point is Renmore Garrison Church on Saturday August 29 at 11am. For information contact Joe Loughnane at 087 6754328


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