Tipperary GAA chairman to speak at Soloheadbeg commemoration

The 94th anniversary of the Soloheadbeg ambush on January 21, 1919, will take place on Sunday, January 20

The 94th anniversary of the Soloheadbeg ambush on January 21, 1919, will take place on Sunday, January 20

At 2-30pm people will assemble at Coffey’s Forge for a parade to the ambush site headed by the Moycarkey Borris Sean Treacy Pipe Band.

The oration will be delivered by Tipperary County GAA Board Chairman and Chairman of the Liam Lynch National Memorial Association. Sean Nugent at the ambush site at 3pm.

The occasion is above politics and is also a cultural occasion where the songs and music, stories and recitations of Ireland will be performed by the Irish Bardic Federation.