AUDIO: Cork remembers Japan Atomic Bombs

9 August 2013
By Bryan T. Smyth
bryan@TheCork.ie

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

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