The 20th anniversary of the 9 / 11 atrocities in the United States will be commemorated this Saturday in the Co Sligo town of Ballymote.
The event gets underway at 1.30 at the Monument in Ballymote, which contains a beam from the Twin Towers in New York.
Former TD John Perry will MC the event, and guests will include the Sligo County Council Cathaoirleach Paul Taylor,and representatives of the US Embassy, the fire service, Gardai and ambulance service.
The Church Bell will ring out at 1.45 to mark the time the first plane was flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, followed by the national anthems of Ireland and the USA.
Fr James McDonagh will lead a prayer service, followed by a minute's silence to remember all those who died in the attacks on Dept 11th 2001.
A special video message from former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg will be played, and wreaths will be laid at the monument, which was unveiled by Mayor Bloomburg in 2006.