Annual commemoration of Hiroshima, Saturday 6th August, Cork and Dublin

The annual commemoration of the bombing of Hiroshima will take place on Saturday 6th August, the 66th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. This year we are pleased that two ceremonies will take place, one in Dublin and one in Cork, remembering the victims of the first atomic bombing and re-affirming our determination to ensure that such weapons can never be used again.

The main commemoration will take place at the memorial cherry tree in Merrion Square, Dublin 2, at 1.00 p.m., with a short ceremony of words and music, attended by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Cllr Andrew Montague, and other guests.

A short, informal ceremony of commemoration will take place at the memorial (beside the Electric Bar) on the South Mall, Cork City, also at 1.00 p.m.

All are welcome to either commemoration.