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1st Anniversary Event - Creeslough, Co. Donegal, Saturday 7th October, 2023

1st Anniversary Event - Creeslough, County Donegal - Saturday 7th October, 2023

A commemoration service on the first anniversary of the tragic explosion in Creeslough, in which 10 people died, will take place at 3pm on Saturday the 7th of October at the site of the tragedy.  

The ceremony and a vigil mass will be held at 7.30 pm on Saturday night the 7th October 2023 to commemorate those who died, those who were injured and in thanksgiving for all who responded to the tragedy.

The N56 Road through Creeslough village will be closed on Saturday the 7th October from 2.30pm to 4pm. A traffic management plan and local traffic diversions will be in place. 

Details of the traffic management plan, for both Non-HGV Traffic and HGV Traffic, can be found on An Garda Síochána and Donegal County Council social media platforms.

This community event is being supported by local Gardaí, Donegal County Council and local volunteers on the day. 

An Garda Síochána remember the 10 deceased at this time:

James O Flaherty, Jessica Gallagher, Martin McGill, Catherine O'Donnell, James Monaghan, Hugh Kelly, Martina Martin, Robert Garwe, Shauna Flanagan Garwe and Leona Harper.

Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha dilís, go léir.