'Officers of the 1st Battalion, Irish Guards, read details of the Armistice with German to their men, 12 November 1918', courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, © IWM, Q 3365

Irish Embassy in Belgium launches First World War Centenary programme

Posted on centenarynews.com on 04 December 2013
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The Ambassador of Ireland to the Kingdom of Belgium, Eamonn Mac Aodha, will host a reception today - 4th December 2013 - launching the Embassy of Ireland's First World War Centenary programme.

Irish actor Gavin Drea will give a performance at the reception inspired by letters sent from Irish soldiers based in Belgium during the conflict.

Irish music group Celticanto will perform from "their repetoire of traditional Irish music, Irish song adapted to the operatic bel canto style".

Source: Irish Embassy to Belgium press release

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News