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Sheffield comes together to Share the Journey for CAFOD

Jeremy Cain, Community Participation Coordinator for CAFOD in Hallam, reports on a great day in Sheffield.

It wasn’t raining and it wasn’t windy, so that was a good start; but when the Lord Mayor turned up an hour early and asked us how many people were coming, we really had no idea. 509 more words


“Her Majesty departed this life” (John Manningham, 1603)

On this day in 1603, John Manningham wrote:

“This morning about three at clock her Majesty departed this life, mildly like a lamb, easily like a ripe apple from the tree … .  179 more words

On This Day

My Dad, the Lord Mayor

This was the title that my father, Owen Canfield, was honored with Monday morning in front of Torrington(City Hall) in a short ceremony headed by mayor Elinor Carbone. 295 more words

The Lord Mayor Came To Visit!

Today we were privileged to meet the Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha.

He was visiting The Darndale/Belcamp Village centre to unveil a portrait of himself painted by artist… 44 more words

Special Events & Occasions

#OTD in 1920 – The American Committee for Relief in Ireland is founded in New York to provide support for those affected by the War of Independence.

The American Committee for Relief in Ireland (ACRI) was formed through the initiative of Dr. William J. Maloney and others in 1920, with the intention of giving financial assistance to civilians in Ireland who had been injured or suffered severe financial hardship due to the ongoing Irish War of Independence. 317 more words

Irish History

The red and the white

This has been a big weekend in London.  On Saturday the 690th Lord Mayor of the City of London, following his election, went on parade through the Square Mile.  1,251 more words

A Thing of Beauty

No, it’s not another picture of Julia, though if she’s reading this I would like to point out that the title would fit.

This is an item I saw in a collectors’ shop in Nottingham last week. 204 more words