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Remembrance ceremony in honour of the late Sergeant Patrick Morrissey in Belturbet today

Jun 26, 2022 08:06 By News Northern Sound
Remembrance ceremony in honour of the late Sergeant Patrick Morrissey in Belturbet today Remembrance ceremony in honour of the late Sergeant Patrick Morrissey in Belturbet today
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A remembrance ceremony will take place in Belturbet today in honour of the late Sergeant Patrick Morrissey.

A short parade will start off from Belturbet Garda Station to Morrissey Park at 3pm.

A wreath will be laid on behalf of Cavan's Garda Siochana Retired Members Association (GSRMA) who organised the event, and will be followed by a short ecumenical service.

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The Drumalee native was killed on June 27th 1985 as he made attempts to apprehend two men behind a heist at Ardee Labour Exchange.

As a result, Sgt Morrissey was awarded the Scott Gold Medal for bravery in 1986 and the Freedom of Drogheda in 2013.

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