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Tricolour Festival held in glorious city sunshine

Actor Kieran Doyle (Thomas Francis Meagher) leading the match down The Mall on Sunday during the 1848 Tricolour Celebration.					| Photo: Mick Wall
he Fifth 1848 Tricolour Celebration was held in Waterford last weekend, with the ceremonial flag raising ceremony held in glorious sunshine on The Mall on Sunday. Two ambassadors attended the event: from France, Jean Pierre Thebault and Canada’s Kevin Vickers, who, as Sergeant at Arms in the Canadian Parliament, gained national hero status when ending [...]