On Friday evening the band will be taking part in the Annual Devotions on the Feast of the Assumption at the Shrine to Our Lady.
The general public will assemble near Our Lady's Hospital Gate before 6.30p.m. and march in procession to the Shrine reciting the 14 Mysteries of the Rosary on the way. Succeeding groups will follow at short intervals. When all have arrived at the Shrine, the fifteenth Mystery will be recited by the entire congregation.
Mass will be celebrated at the Shrine at 7.30p.m. by Bishop John Buckley, Bishop of Cork & Ross. Fr. Aidan Vaughan OFM Cap. will preach a special sermon at the Shrine.