Magdalene women remembered in Mothers’ Day ceremony at Bohermore cemetery

Galway Bay FM
March 6, 2016

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Around 50 people attended a flower laying ceremony at the Magdalene graves in Bohermore cemetery this afternoon.

The event is part of the national ‘Flowers for Magdalenes’ event which saw flowers laid on Magdalene graves in cities and towns that had Magdalene Laundries.

The Galway event was sponsored by Galway City Community Network – the network of community, voluntary and environmental groups in the city.

The ceremony saw the womens’ names read out, while the crowd also heard some poems and a song, dedicated to the Magdalene women buried at Bohermore.


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