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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


Election of the Lord Mayor of the City of London

Today, Michaelmas Day,  is the day of the election of the new Lord Mayor of the City of London, the leader of the City of London Corporation, in the so-called “Common Hall” in the Guildhall (*).  176 more words

On This Day

St Matthew’s Day Procession

Today is the day of  the annual St Matthew’s Day Procession in the City of London,  with pupils of Christ’s Hospital School maintaining a long-established tradition by processing from the church of St Sepulchre Newgate Street to the Guildhall, there  to partake of luncheon with the Lord Mayor of London.  28 more words

London History