Somme memorial parade in Cairncastle

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Friends of the 36th (Ulster) Division Cairncastle will be holding a parade in Cairncastle on Saturday July 1 to commemorate the Battle of the Somme. Participants are asked to meet at the Church of Ireland, at 7.00 pm, for a laying of poppy crosses at war memorial headstones.

At 7.30pm, a parade will proceed through the village to Cairncastle Orange Hall where more poppy crosses will be placed. This will be followed by a short service and act of remembrance.

A piper and bugler will also be taking part.

Members of the Orange Order are also welcome to join the parade in regalia.

Light refreshments will follow in the Orange Hall.

Everyone welcome.