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Remembering “Big Jack” Mass to be held in Arklow this evening

A Mass to celebrate the life of former Irish Football manager Jack Charlton will be held at St’s Mary and Peter’s church in Arklow this evening Saturday 18th of July at 6.30pm.

Fr.Michael Murtagh who will be celebrating the Mass said ” I wanted to do something in memory of a great man who lifted the spirits of the Irish people when we needed it most, not only what he did for the Irish team but for the country will never be forgotten.”

Charlton died last week aged 85, his funeral will be held in Newcastle on Tuesday.

The Mass can be viewed on the Arklow Parish Webcam here

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