Good morning folks. Rathcoole Row on Rows yearly memorial service will be 13:00pm on Sunday 5th November.
We have invited various groups/bands/churches/local representatives to lay a wreath during our opening ceremony. We apologise if anyone has been missed. If however your group is interested please contact us direct, we would be more than happy to accommodate.
Rathcoole Row on Row is located beside the Sir James Craig Play Park, 230 Derrycoole Way, Newtownabbey BT37 9HL.
Poppy crosses will be available for members of the community on the day who wish to lay a cross after the ceremony. There will also be other Royal British legion items to purchase with every penny going to the Northern Ireland Poppy Appeal. During proceedings the Rathcoole Protestant Boys will perform, other bands attendance are currently to be confirmed and we will up date you, there will be a short religious service, a wreath laying ceremony with Francis Strain Bagpiping Services performing and a poem reading.
“In Flanders fields, the poppies blow, between the crosses, row on row”
We very much hope to see you all on November 5th.
Lest we forget