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President's Address

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In October 2004 at the commemoration of the resting place of Sgt. John O'Neill, V.C., M.M., 2 Bn Leinster Regiment, the President of the Association Major General The O'Morchoe CB.,  MBE., gave an address to members of the Association and their honoured guests, representatives of the Canadian Armed Services, The Irish Government and the family of Sgt. O'Neill.

In his address, The O'Morchoe highlighted that the reconciliation process within Ireland was at last enabling the recognition of those men who had served in the Irish Regiments of the British Army during World War 1. This period had been a difficult time in Irish history when the population of  'Southern' Ireland was struggling for Home Rule. The O'Morchoe

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