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FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF MARGARET SKINNIDER’S DEATH COMMEMORATIVE EVENT AT CORNAGILTA On Sunday 24th October a wreath-laying ceremony at the Margaret Skinnider monument in Cornagilta, Scotstown, marking the fiftieth anniversary of Margaret Skinnider’s death (10th October 1971), preceded formal addresses from Deirdre O’Connor, Deputy General Secretary and Treasurer INTO and Stephen Coyle, Scottish historian and author. The attendance included Seamus Grundy Chairman and Niamh Harris Secretary Monaghan Branch INTO. At the commencement of proceedings Josephine O’Hagan, Chairperson of the Margaret Skinnider Appreciation Society (MSAS) welcomed everybody for coming. It was an opportune time for such an event to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Margaret Skinnider, who made such a contribution to Irish life, and whose father came from Cornagilta. In acknowledgement of Ms Skininder’s life-work a wreath was laid by guest speakers Deirdre O’Connor and Stephen Coyle at the recently-erected monument. Full report HERE
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FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF MARGARET SKINNIDER’S DEATH COMMEMORATIVE EVENT AT CORNAGILTA On Sunday 24th October a wreath-laying ceremony at the Margaret Skinnider monument in Cornagilta, Scotstown, marking the fiftieth anniversary of Margaret Skinnider’s death (10th October 1971), preceded formal addresses from Deirdre O’Connor, Deputy General Secretary and Treasurer INTO and Stephen Coyle, Scottish historian and author. The attendance included Seamus Grundy Chairman and Niamh Harris Secretary Monaghan Branch INTO. At the commencement of proceedings Josephine O’Hagan, Chairperson of the Margaret Skinnider Appreciation Society (MSAS) welcomed everybody for coming. It was an opportune time for such an event to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Margaret Skinnider, who made such a contribution to Irish life, and whose father came from Cornagilta. In acknowledgement of Ms Skininder’s life-work a wreath was laid by guest speakers Deirdre O’Connor and Stephen Coyle at the recently- erected monument. Full report HERE