Ecumenical Remembrance Service Update

19/06/2018 Farm Safety
Ecumenical Remembrance Service Update

Embrace Farm, Ireland’s dedicated Farm Accident Support Network for those that have been affected by farming accidents, hosts its annual ecumenical remembrance service next  Sunday 24th June at 2pm in the church of the Most Holy Rosary in Abbeyleix, County Laois.


Well supported by the wider Agri-community amongst the VIP’s confirmed to attend this weekend are Bishop Denis Nulty, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan, An Taoiseach's ADC Commandant David Murphy,


ICMSA President Pat McCormack, ICSA President Patrick Kent, UFU President Ivor Ferguson, UYFC President James Speers, IFA Director General Damian McDonald, Former Irish Rugby International John Hayes,


along with many Agri business representatives from the Dept of Agriculture, FBD, FRS Networks, HSENI & HSA and  Teagasc.


Embrace Farm will be represented by co-founders Brian & Norma Rohan, and the voluntary board of directors who give their time freely for the development of the organisation.


With over 130 families contacting the organisation annually, as a fully registered charity, Embrace Farm hosts many support events for those who have lost a loved one in a farming accident or have suffered serious injury as a result throughout the year.


To keep updated on the work of Embrace Farm throughout 2018, please keep in touch through their Facebook Page or website or on twitter


We ask everyone to come and support this wonderful service now in its fifth year  to remember those affected by farming accidents and to highlight the awareness of farm safety  across the island of Ireland.


If there is a loved one that has been lost through a farming accident you wish to mention please contact Embrace Farm at or text Norma Rohan at 086-8381427


AIB.jpg: Pictured L2R are Brian and Norma Rohan, founders of  Embrace Farm with speaker Majella Philpott, Mallow, Embrace Farm volunteer (her father died in  a farm accident)    Olivia Shiel, Chronic Pain Ireland and  Paul Maloney, AIB Bank, Portlaoise. Photos by Roger Jones. 


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