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The peaceful setting of the Circle of Life Commemorative Garden in Quincentennial Park, Salthill, will be the venue for a Comnnunity Carols Event o Sunday at 4pm.
More than 2,000 people are expected to attend the Irish Kidney Association’s 29th annual service of remembrance and thanksgiving which will be held at Galway Cathedral on Saturday at 12.30pm.
Uachtaráin na hÉireann Michael D Higgins will be returning to Galway on Saturday September 27 to visit the Circle of Life garden in Salthill.
A national commemorative garden, which highlights the importance of organ donation and is the first of its kind in Ireland, will be a place of thanksgiving and remembrance, according to the couple who set up the project.
A popular Salthill walkway completely disappeared, car parks submerged in water, and businesses left counting the cost of the damage as the sea demonstrated its power during last week’s storm.
The Galway couple behind the Circle of Life national commemorative garden which begins construction in Quincentennial Park, Salthill, next month, were given recognition in Chicago last week and presented with a cheque for $32,000.
The Quincentennial Park in Salthill is to be re-energised and opened up to visitors with the addition of the Circle of Life commemorative garden which received unanimous support by city councillors when it came before the council recently seeking approval under the Part VIII Planning and Development Act.
Souvenir bricks from the recently demolished stand of one of the oldest stadiums in the world are to be included in a national organ donor commemorative garden planned for Salthill thanks to the involvement of the family of the late Jim Stynes, the Dublin and Melbourne football hero who died last year.
In an Advertiser article in the July 26 issue entitled ‘Circle of Life donor commemoration park reaches public consultation stage’ it was stated that stones from historic sites in each county would be taken for use in the commemorative garden. However, it has since emerged that the information received was incorrect in relation to the stones.
Salthill Park has been chosen as the location of a special national garden of commemoration and thanksgiving for organ and tissue donors, a project which will be available for public consultation in early August.