They were joined by the Lord-Lieutenant for County Fermanagh, Viscount Brookeborough KG KstJ, Viscountess Brookeborough, Mrs Catherine Maguire DL, the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council Chairman, Councillor Errol Thompson and 1st (NI) Bn Commandant, Colonel Adrian Donaldson MBE OStJ VR DL.
The Army Cadets from A Company area including Magherafelt, Cookstown, Dungannon, Omagh, Fivemiletown and two Enniskillen Detachments gathered together, spades in hand, on a stretch of selected ground at Castlearchdale Country Park, Enniskillen, on a fresh, bright spring afternoon. After a few words of instruction from Staff Sergeant Instructor Magee, the cadets, parents and instructors set about planting the young oak trees.
Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of County Fermanagh, Viscount Brookeborough KG KStJ, gave everyone a demonstration along with some very helpful tips for tree planting. He thanked everyone for their hard work and effort in taking part in such a momentous occasion.