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Thread #62810 Message #1018542
Posted By: ard mhacha
14-Sep-03 - 07:12 AM
Thread Name: BS: Commemorating 11 September
Subject: RE: BS: Commemorating 11 September
A little reminder for Raedwulf, see further up this Thread.
A delegation from Oliver Cromwell`s home town of Huntingdon in England visited Drogheda last Thursday, on the anniversary of the massacre to apoligise for the action`s of their town`s most famous son.
Yesterday the group visited Wexford, the other site of a massacre by Comwell`s troops.
Drogheda counciller Frank Godfrey said yesterday that councillers were talking about twinning the two towns.
Godfrey said that a group from Huntingdon came to Drogheda a year ago on the anniversary of the maccacre to ask fogiveness for what had happened in 1649, "The whole thing has been wonderful and has brought people together in a surprising way". Ard Mhacha.