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Civic honour marks band’s 90th. birthday 27/02/17

| February 27, 2017
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They have been entertaining the people of Wexford for nine decades but last Thursday night it was time for the members of the Holy Family Confraternity Band to sit back and be entertained themselves. They were guests of the Mayor of Wexford Cllr. Frank Staples, who hosted a civic reception in honour of the band at the Irish National Heritage Park.

The Mayor organised the event to mark the 90th. anniversary of the band and he had warm praise for the band members when he addressed the event.
He praised their contribution to civic and cultural life in Wexford over the years and said the band had played an important role at many important events over the years.
To mark the significant event in the band’s history he made a special presentation to Chairman Seamus Mahoney.

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