Update from Michael and Olivia Blanch
• The Government have said there will be a Representative at the ceremony on Staten Island for the victims.
• We have the prototype Marker, we have to get a mould for the concrete to go into it that’s next to do.
• Newry are holding a Famine Commemoration on the 4th May 2014 with the blessing of the Council an all Island historic Famine Commemoration Day is here.
• We have heard the location for the Ulster National Famine Memorial day in 2015 will be announced shortly.
• Wish the Staten Island Committee all the very best on the 27th from the CCIFV and hope all goes well on the day.
Michael and Olivia.