The Imokilly branch of the Organisation of National Ex-Service personnel held their commemorative mass for deceased and serving members of the forces at St. Mary’s Parish Church, Youghal, yesterday ( Sunday 15th Nov.). The President of the Imokilly branch 90 year old James Walsh was present and Mayor of Youghal Cllr Sandra McLellan represented Youghal Town Council. The celebrant was Canon Tom Browne P.P.
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The main objective of ONE is to ensure the welfare of ex-servicemen and women by way of providing accommodation to homeless, elderly or disabled members in need of such domestic accommodation and shelter and other assistance that may be required. They also promote social cultural and sporting activities in order to develop a spirit of comradeship between serving and retired members of the services, as well as provision of information in the area of pensions, social welfare benefits and other entitlements. Its Patron is Mrs Mary McAleese, President of Ireland.