UN veterans host medal presentation for the late Cpl. Joe Quinn

An emotional day in Letterkenny

Medal presentation

Fiona Quinn and her family at the the medal presentation for their late father Cpl Joe Quinn

The Post 19 Irish United Nations Veterans Association (IUNVA) hosted a special event at their memorial at Conwal Graveyard in Letterkenny.
Family members of the late Cpl. Joe Quinn attended a presentation of his service medals.
Joe had served in the transport section at Rockhill Army Barracks and also had overseas service in the Lebanon and Cyprus.
His daughter Fiona accepted the service medals on behalf of the family.
Joe's granddaughter Deirdre, who completed a programme on the 'Irish in Lebanon' for her media exams at Letterkenny IT, thanked all who assisted her and informed all that she received an Honours degree in her exams. The video can be viewed on Facebook.

The UN veterans who attended the medal presentation at Conwal graveyard for the late Cpl. Joe Quinn

The Quinn family wishes to thank the IUNVA group for obtaining the service medals for their late father and the courtesy shown to them at the presentation.
The presentation event was open to family members only due to Covid-19 guidelines.

If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Live editorial team any time. To contact Donegal Democrat and Donegal People's Press, email editorial@donegaldemocrat.ie To contact Donegal Post, email editor@donegalpost.com To contact Inish Times, email editor@inishtimes.com.

More News

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.