On Friday, 7th November 2014, over fifty members of the Garda Síochána Retired Members’ Association, assembled at the Anner Hotel, Thurles for a celebratory lunch and presentation of GSRMA Certificates to long serving members of the Thurles-Tipperary Branch. The twelve special recipients were (1) Margaret “Pearl” McDermott; Margaret (Peg) Donovan; Patricia (Patsy) Hogan; John Dunphy; Mick Shea; Walter Dowd; Bill Rourke; Jerry Hayes (Ballyporeen); Tom Cormican, Peter Fitzpatrick, Noel Clifford (Cahir) and last but by no means least was Thurles Branch Secretary Robert (Bob) Maher.
Following a beautiful meal, the certificates were presented by Paschal Feeney, General Secretary GSRMA and Tim Bowe, Síocháin Editorial Board. Just click on each photo to get a clear view of the group. Sincere thanks to Louis Curly for capturing some of the photographs.
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