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03-May-2017
03-May-2017

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The monument commemorates the visit to Yeoval of the Irish Pilgrims travelling to the World Youth Day held in Sydney on July 2008.

Location

Address:Forbes Street , Banjo Paterson Bush Park, Yeoval, 2868
State:NSW
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.747869
Long: 148.648771
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Actual Event Start Date:11-July-2008
Actual Event End Date:11-July-2008

Dedication

Front Inscription

World youth caring for creation

Friday 11th July 2008

To celebrate the visit to Yeoval of the Irish Pilgrims en-route to the tri-annual World Youth Day to be held in Sydney
15th to 20th July 2008

The Australian shrubs and grasses in the shadow of the Irish Strawberry Tree were planted by the Irish Pilgrims who were hosted by families in the Parish of St. Patrick`s Wellington

Fr. Martin O'Reilly  Ireland
Fr. Tim Cahill         Wellington

Source: MA
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