L to R. Pam Roche, Noel Cullen, Fergus Woods and Major-General David O'Morchoe. MBE CB CBE.
( Sorry, I don't have names for the guys hanging around in the background)
Our launch of Fr. Gleeson's Last Absolution Fund Raiser by General David turned into a successfull evening. With donation's from a number of people for paintings, prints and anniversary candle. We also recevived email enquiries and orders from
We have samples on display in our Somme Room in the Working Mens Club. Feel free to come along and see our display or contaet us by email or web site. Contact details on our web site.
Photos of all sizes, framed and unframed will be
on our site later in the week.
Anniversary Candle and Poppy lapel badge €10 donation.
Robert Byrne, Dublin Central Branch was the winner for the photo print. Winning ticket drawn out by General David
FREE RAFFLE WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE NIGHT FOR ONE OF OUR HIGH
QUALITY LUSTRE PHOTO PRINTS 24" X 20"
A donation would be expected for the following:
26" x 18" unframed but canvas stretched onto a timber frame €75
26" X 18" As
above and framed €115
40" x 28" unframed but canvas stretched onto a timber
40" x 28" As aboved and framed €175
Please note: the frame consists of a double frame and
boxed to accept the 18mm timber frame.
We can guarantee the quality of the canvas prints and the workmanship.
As the original painting was donated by the artist. It has reduced our costs considererable,
otherwise, we would expect a greater donation The donation we require is
to cover the costs, to digitize, print and mount and the balance towards our welfare fund.
Please come along and support this event and visit our Somme Room if you not already done so.
We would value your presence at the launch of the Dublin
Central Branch Fund Raiser by Major-General David O'Morchoe MBE CB CBE. On Friday 24th October at 8pm in the City of Dublin Working Mens Club, Little Strand St, off Capel St. Dublin. Light refreshments will be provided.
We intend to raise funds
for the ex-service community and their dependents from the sale of the well known and famous painting of Father Francis Gleeson administering the Last Absolution to 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers 8th May 1915.
Our professional supplier
as produced a high quality canvas copies of Fr. Gleeson from a painting by a Dublin Artist. We have two (2) sizes on canvas, 40" x 30" and 26" x 18". Also, luster photo prints 24" x 20" ( also, our anniversary candle)
A donation required will be
displayed tomorrow evening. We have confirmed prices but hope to have a further reduction in the morning so we can offer a keen price for a high quality item of Irish History of World War 1. "The Pride Of Ireland"
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