James Papa

Submitted By: James Byrne

James Papa (also known by his Italian name of Giacomo) was born on 3rd August 1967. James died on 19th April 1996. He was only 28 years old.

In those 28 years he did more than many get to to do in a lifetime three times as long. And, perhaps more importantly, he also had a profound impact on the lives of those he came into contact with. A great many people continue to remember James with great love and affection. James is certainly not forgotten.

However until now there has been no way to share our memories with each other and to provide at least a virtual memorial to someone so dearly loved. Since James died it has always been my intention to share my photographs, music, videos and other memories with those that will appreciate them. In recent years the move to digital media and the growth of the internet has made it easier than ever to do this. Consequently I decided to stop talking about doing it and to actually make a start.

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