9 August 2013
By Bryan T. Smyth
The 68th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be marked in Cork City this evening.
The Workers Party – which is calling for nuclear disarmament – will hold a brief ceremony at the “Peace Park” – located between the South
Mall and Grand Parade – at 7pm.
A number of members of the Japanese community in Cork will attend to lay traditional wreaths.
Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan says nuclear weapons are rarely talked about today, but around a dozen countries now have them, and that is dangerous he says