Clifden Covid-19 Commemoration Ceremony

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Clifden Covid-19 Commemoration Ceremony

On Sunday 20 March Cantairi Chonamara led a commemoration event in Clifden to remember and celebrate the lives of all those who died during the Covid-19 pandemic, in the North Connemara area. The event consisted of singing from the choir, readings and poems, planting a commemorative yew tree and the siting of a specially commissioned seat, where residents and visitors may sit for a moment’s quiet reflection and to remember their loved ones who died during this period. The names of the dead were recorded in a condolence book and read out during the ceremony, and families and friends attached the names of their loved ones around the tree.


The full text of all the music and readings can be found here.

Clifden Covid-19 commemoration event – full text