Bastille Day marked during event held at Glasnevin, Ireland's National Cemetery.
Monday 17th July 2023
During the ceremony, a plaque was unveiled by Vincent Guérend, French Ambassador to Ireland, at the grave of Norma Stoker (1905 - 1962). Stoker is regarded as one of the greatest all-round Irish sportswomen, having won international status in three separate sports. She also worked for many years in the French Embassy in Ireland, and was awarded the cross of a chevalier of the Légion d'honneur in 1949. She was buried in Glasnevin Cemetery following her death in 1962.
Thank you to all those who participated in the ceremony this year!