Sunday 23 September 2018

Today we will remember all of our fallen

Those who suffered the horrors of war to seek peace deserve to remain in our thoughts, writes Kate O'Connell

SERVICE: Thomas Newman
SERVICE: Thomas Newman

Kate O'Connell

My grandfather, Thomas Newman, was born in the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin 130 years ago.

His mother died by the time he was aged six.

He grew up under the care of his grandparents in Ballymahon, Co Longford.

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