The Mousewood Graveyard Memorial to be unveiled this month

The Mousewood Graveyard Memorial will be unveiled during National Heritage
week this month.

The project to get this memorial in place has been on-going for the past
nine months by the cross- community project group, who hope that this will
help to remember all those who died in the Monaghan Union workhouse and
fever hospital.

The project will finally reach fruition on the 17th of August with a
ceremony in Belgium Park following an interdenominational ceremony.

The graves have remained unmarked and forgotten according to member of the
project group, who feel this memorial will give them the respect they

Speaking to Northern Sound Enda Galligan, who is a member of the cross
community project group, commented on the power of the community;