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“Limerick” Takes Center Stage at Mansion House Meeting

In a noteworthy gathering set to transpire at the Mansion House on Monday, the 1st of July at 8 p.m., the city of Limerick, Ireland, finds itself at the forefront of a crucial discussion. The event, under the patronage of the Right Honourable Lord Mayor, aspires to represent not just the sentiments of Dublin but resonates with the concerns of citizens across Ireland.

Delegates hailing from Vigilance Committees in prominent cities such as Cork, Limerick, Dundalk, Clonmel, Bray, among others, are slated to attend and share their perspectives. The meeting will also feature addresses from distinguished figures in Church and State. Many compelling and significant communications, including letters from the Hierarchy, are anticipated to be presented by those unable to personally attend.

The Right Honourable Lord Mayor and other eminent speakers are scheduled to articulate their viewpoints. The Father Statism Band will commence the procession from the Rotunda at precisely 7:40 p.m. The route will wind through St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, proceeding along the northern line of quays to St. Teresa’s Hall on Clarendon Street. From there, the band will accompany Confraternities and Sodalities from St. Teresa’s Church to the Mansion House, ensuring a timely arrival at 7:40 p.m. The buglers of St. Michael and John’s Parish are set to add their musical resonance to this contingent.

Simultaneously, St. James’s Brass band will embark from James’s Street at 7:30 p.m., extending an invitation to Confraternities, Sodalities, and other groups from neighbouring churches to join the procession. The Corporation Labourers Band and the buglers of the Hibernian Boys Brigade will further enhance the auditory experience at this demonstration.

The Right Honourable Lord Mayor is poised to preside over the meeting, which is distinctly characterized by the watchword, “Down with infidel and immoral literature.” The resounding call suggests that if the Government does not take action, the attendees are prepared to, for the sake of Christianity, combat the perceived menace posed by objectionable literature.

This Mansion House meeting stands as a testament to the collective resolve of communities across Ireland, with a particular emphasis on Limerick, to address issues of moral and cultural significance. The event underscores the importance of such gatherings as platforms for dialogue and civic engagement, illustrating that even in the face of differing opinions, a commitment to shared values remains at the core of these discussions.

Freeman’s Journal – Saturday 29 June 1912

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