Irish Republican News · April 3, 2012
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IRISH REPUBLICAN NEWS: Easter commemorations 2012
Easter commemorations 2012
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The following is a list of Easter Rising Commemorative events in Ireland for 2012. Please contact your local organisation for details.

Sinn Féin

ARMAGH

Saturday 7 April

1pm Portadown. Speaker: Gemma McKenna Sunday 8 April

9:45am Crossmaglen. Speaker: Jennifer McCann

10:15am Camlough. Speaker: Pat Doherty

11:30am Derrymacash. Wreath Laying Ceremony

2pm Ballymacnab. Speaker: Willie Clarke

2:30pm Lurgan. Speaker: Raymond McCartney

4:30pm Cullyhanna. Speaker: Michelle O’Neill Monday 9 April

2:30pm Armagh City. Speaker: Mickey Brady

BELFAST

Friday 6 April

1pm Ormeau Road. Fian Jim Templeton Memorial. Wreath Laying Ceremony Saturday 7 April

11am Whitewell. Speaker: Tierna Cunningham

5pm Short Strand. An Tine Beo. Speaker: Niall Ó Donnghaile

5pm South Link Memorial Gardens, Andersonstown. Speaker: Emma Groves

6:30pm Twinbrook Memorial, Colin. Speaker: Jennifer McCann Sunday 8 April

10:30am Memorial Garden, Market Area. Wreath Laying Ceremony

11am Carrickhill. Speaker: Conor Maskey

12:15pm Clonard Martyrs Memorial Garden. Wreath Laying Ceremony

1pm Beechmont Avenue - Main Commemoration. Speaker: Declan Kearney

Monday 9 April

12 noon Newington. Speaker: SeÁn Oliver

1pm New Lodge. Speaker: Carál Ní Chuilín

Tuesday 10 April

1pm Ardoyne. Speaker: Gerry Kelly

3:30pm New Barnsley. Wreath Laying Ceremony

CAVAN

Sunday 8 April

1pm Kilane. Speaker: Michelle Gildernew

CARLOW/KILKENNY

Saturday 7 April

12 noon Mooncoin. Speaker: Eamon Nolan

CLARE

Sunday 8 April

2pm Ennis. Drumcliffe Cemetery. Speaker: Martin Ferris

CORK

Saturday 7 April

8pm Bantry. Wreath Laying Ceremony

Sunday 8 April

11am Macroom. Wreath Laying Ceremony

11am Clonakilty.Wreath Laying Ceremony

11am Youghal. Speaker: Sandra McLellan

12:30pm Bandon. Speaker: Gerry Adams

2pm Cork City. Speaker: Gerry Adams

DERRY and ANTRIM

Saturday 7 April

4:30pm Cargin. Speaker: Gerry Kelly

4pm Glens; 5pm Glenravel; 6:30pm Moneyglass; 7pm Park Village. Wreath Laying Ceremonies

Sunday 8 April

12 noon Dungiven. Speaker: Pearse Doherty

2:30pm The Loup. Speaker: Pearse Doherty

2:30pm Westland Street, Derry City. Speaker: Carál NíChuilín

10am Rasharkin; 10:45am Maghera; 10:45am Coolcalm; 10:45am Newbridge; 11am Creggan. Central Drive; 11am Bogside. Lecky Road; 11am Shantallow, Racecourse Road; 1pm Waterside, Rose Court; 11:40am Bellaghy; 11:40am Lavey; 11:45am Dunloy; 12:30pm Loughgiel; 12:30pm Kilrea. Wreath Laying Ceremonies

Monday 9 April

2:30pm Swatragh. Speaker: Seán Lynch

DONEGAL

Sunday 8 April

10:30am Donegal Town. Wreath Laying Ceremony

11am Letterkenny. Speakers: Gerry McMonagle & Mick Quinn. Wreath Laying Ceremony

11:30am Glencolmcille. Speaker: Michael McMahon. Wreath Laying Ceremony

12 noon Drumoghill. Speakers: Gerry McMonagle & Mick Quinn

12 noon Castlefinn. Speaker: Cora Harvey

12:15pm Gweedore. Speaker: Gráine Mhic Geidigh

12 noon Buncrana. Speaker: Jack Murray

3pm Drumboe - Main Commemoration. Speaker: Martin McGuinness

6pm Drumkeen. Wreath Laying Ceremony

Monday 9 April

12:30pm Carrigart. Speaker: Pádraig Mac Lochlainn

3pm Pettigo. Speaker: Michael McMahon

3pm Fanad. Speaker: Pádraig Mac Lochlainn

DOWN

Sunday 8 April

12 noon Patrick Street, Newry City. Speaker: Alex Maskey

3:15pm Down Road Car Park, Newcastle. Wreath Laying Ceremonies

4pm Lower Square, Castlewellan. Speaker: John O’Dowd

Monday 9 April

11:30am St Patrick’s Avenue, Downpatrick. Speaker: Chris Hazard

DUBLIN

Friday 6 April

1:30pm Arbour Hill. Speaker: Cathal King

Saturday 7 April

11am Ballyfermot. Speaker: Barry McElduff

2:30pm Crumlin. Speaker: Barry McElduff

Sunday 8 April

11:30am Glasnevin Cemetery. Wreath Laying Ceremonies

2:45pm Main Commemoration - Garden of Remembrance. Speaker: Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

Monday 9 April

11:00 South East Inner City. Speaker: Máire Devine

2:30pm Deans Grange, Dún Loaghaire. Speaker: Aengus Ó Snodaigh

FERMANAGH

Sunday 8 April

2:30pm Newtownbutler. Speaker: Seán Murray

GALWAY

Saturday 7 April

3pm Eyre Square, Galway City. Speaker: Peadar Tóibín

6pm Oranmore. Wreath Laying Ceremonies

Sunday 8 April

1pm Ballinasloe. Speaker: Rose Conway Walsh

1pm Castlegar. Wreath Laying Ceremony

Monday 9 April

12 noon Ros Muc, Conamara. Speaker: Caitríona Ruane

2pm Ard Béar Cemetery, Clifden. Wreath Laying Ceremony

3pm Clifden, Conamara. Speaker: Caitríona Ruane

5pm Tullycross. Speaker: Caitríona Ruane

KERRY

Sunday 8 April

12:30pm Tralee. Main Commemoration. Speaker: Jonathan O’Brien

LAOIS

Sunday 8 April

3pm St Kieran’s Cemetery, Errill, Rathdowney: Speaker: Kathleen Funchion

LEITRIM

Sunday 8 April

3pm Manorhamilton. Speaker: Michael Colreavey

LIMERICK

Saturday 7 April

3pm Athea Village. Speaker: Martin Ferris

Sunday 8 April

11:45am Limerick City. Speaker: Conor Murphy

LONGFORD

Sunday 8 April

2:30pm Longford Town. Speaker: Dermot Connolly

LOUTH

Saturday 7 April

12 noon Quay Street, Dundalk. Wreath Laying Ceremony

2pm Knockbridge. Wreath Laying Ceremony

Sunday 8 April

12 noon St Peter’s Church, Drogheda. Speaker: Dessie Ellis

2:30pm Market Square, Dundalk. Speaker: Dessie Ellis

MAYO

Sunday 8 April

3pm Kilkelly. Speaker: Matt Carthy

MEATH

Friday 6 April

6pm Slane. Wreath Laying Ceremonies

Saturday 7 April

12 noon Longwood. Wreath Laying Ceremony

1:30pm Oldcastle. Wreath Laying Ceremony

4:30pm Ardbraccen. Main Commemoration. Speaker: Brian Stanley

Sunday 8 April

1pm Navan. Wreath Laying Ceremony

Monday 9 April

1pm Drumree and Ashbourne. Wreath Laying Ceremony

MONAGHAN

Saturday 7 April

7:30pm Inniskeen. Wreath Laying Ceremony

Sunday 8 April

3:30pm Monaghan Town. Speaker: Pádraig Mac Lochlainn

Monday 9 April

11am Scotshouse. Speaker: Bronwyn McGahan

2pm Clones. Speaker: Bronwyn McGahan

OFFALY

Monday 9 April

2pm Ratheen Church, Cloneygowan, Portarlington. Speaker: Brendan Killeavey

ROSCOMMON

Sunday 8 April

12:45pm Arigina.Wreath Laying Ceremonies

3:30pm Kilteevan. Speaker: Seán Mac Brádaigh

SLIGO

Sunday 8 April

3pm Sligo Town. Speaker: Pat Treanor

TIPPERARY

Sunday 8 April

12:30pm Clonmel. Speaker: Trevor Ó Clochartaigh

3pm Nenagh. Speaker: Trevor Ó Clochartaigh

TYRONE

Saturday 7 April

1pm Ardboe. Speaker: Jim McVeigh

3pm Coalisland. Speaker: Martina Anderson

Sunday 8 April

4pm Carrickmore. Speaker: Gerry Kelly

WATERFORD

Saturday 7 April

3pm Waterford City. Speaker: David Cullinane

Sunday 8 April

11:30am Portlaw. Speaker: Pat Fitzgerald

3pm Waterford County. Speaker: Mary Lou McDonald

WESTMEATH

Monday 9 April

2:30pm Fore. Speaker: Mícheál Mac Donncha

WEXFORD

Saturday 7 April

6pm Ballymore. Wreath Laying Ceremonies

Sunday 8 April

1pm Wexford Town. Speaker: David Cullinane

Monday 9 April

12 noon Murrintown. Speaker: Tomás Sharkey

2:30pm Enniscorthy. Speaker: Tomás Sharkey

WICKLOW

Saturday 7 April

3pm Arklow Town. Speaker: Aengus Ó Snodaigh

Republican Sinn Féin

ANTRIM

Easter Sunday, Belfast, Republican Plot, Milltown Cemetery, assemble 11.30am at cemetery gates.

ARMAGH

Holy Saturday, Lurgan, commemoration, assemble at the top of Kilwilkie at 3pm for march to the Republican Plot, St. Colman’s Cemetery.

Easter Sunday, Armagh city, assemble 2.45pm at the gates of Sandyhill Cemetery.

Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremonies at Ballymacnab and Keady.

Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony, Republican Plot in Camloch.

CARLOW

Easter Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony at the Republican Plot, Carlow cemetery at 3.30pm.

CLARE

Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremonies at Kilmurry McMahon and Doonbeg.

CORK

Easter Sunday, assemble at Wilton Roundabout, 2pm. Parade to Republican Plot, St. Finbarr’s Cemetery.

DERRY

Cúchulainn Memorial, City cemetery, Derry City, Easter Sunday, assemble at 12 noon.

Wreath laying ceremonies at the following on Easter Sunday morning: The Loup Cemetery, 9am, at the grave of Brigadier Seán Larkin; and the grave of Tommy Toner in Dungiven, 10.15am at the graves of Vols Kealy, O’Carolan and Kilmartin and hunger striker Kevin Lynch.

DONEGAL

Holy Saturday, Doneyloup, Castlefin 7.30pm. Clady Bridge, 11.30am.

Drumboe Easter Sunday, assemble Johnson’s Corner 2.30pm.

DOWN

Easter Sunday, Newry, assemble 10am, gates of St Mary’s Cemetery for march to Republican Plot.

DUBLIN

Easter Sunday, commemoration at Deansgrange Cemetery, 1pm.

Easter Monday, assemble Garden of Remembrance, 1.45pm for march to GPO, O,Connell Street, Dublin.

GALWAY

Good Friday, wreath-laying ceremony at the Workhouse Tuam, 5pm.

Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony Kilcummin cemetery Oughterard, 7pm.

Easter Sunday, assemble at Cathedral for parade to Liam Mellows Memorial, Eyre Square, Galway city, 11am.

Republican Plot, Donaghpatrick, Headford, Easter Sunday, assemble Queally’s Cross, Caherlistrane, 3pm.

KERRY

Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony, Republican Plot Castleisland Cemetery, 2pm.

Easter Sunday, Caherciveen, assemble 2.30pm at the Monument, the Square.

Tralee, Easter Sunday, assemble at Denny Street at 2pm for parade to Republican Plot, Rath Cemetery.

Killarney, wreath-laying ceremony at Republican Monument.

Easter Monday, Republican Plot, Listowel, wreath-laying ceremony, assemble at graveyard gates, 12 noon.

KILDARE

Easter Sunday, commemoration at the grave of Martin O’Brien, St Corban’s Cemetery, Naas, 12 noon.

Easter Monday, wreaths will also be laid throughout the county.

KILKENNY

Holy Saturday: wreath-laying ceremony at Rathciarin, Mooncoin.

LAOIS

Wreaths will be laid on the graves of William O’Connor and James Lacey, Barrowhouse Cemetery; grave of Denis O’Dwyer, Wolfhill cemetery, the Republican Plot, Portlaoise and 1798 Monument, Portarlington.

LIMERICK

Easter Monday, Republican Plot, Mount St Lawrence Cemetery.

LONGFORD

Easter Sunday, commemoration, Ballymacormack, outside Longford town, 3pm.

LOUTH

Dundalk, Easter Sunday, assemble at gates of St Patrick’s Cemetery, 2.30pm for wreath-laying ceremony at the Republican Plot.

MAYO

Kilkelly, Easter Monday, 12 noon, assemble at Church gate and parade to East Mayo Brigade Memorial on main Sligo-Galway Road.

MEATH

Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremonies at grave of Séamus Fox, Drumcree, 12 noon; at grave of Niall Fagan, Summerhill, 1pm; at Ballinlough Cemetery, Kells, 2pm.

Easter Monday, wreath-laying ceremony at grave of Vol. George McDermott, Ardbracken, 2pm.

MONAGHAN

Easter Sunday, commemoration, Urbleshanny Cemetery, Scotstown, at grave of Vol. Seámus McElwaine, 2pm.

OFFALY

Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremonies throughout the county.

ROSCOMMON

Ballinlough, Easter Sunday, 12 noon, parade to IRA Memorial.

Elphin, parade to County Roscommon Memorial after 11.30 Mass.

Easter Sunday, County Commemoration 3pm, See April Saoirse.

SLIGO

Sligo Town, Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremony, Republican Plot, Sligo Cemetery.

TIPPERARY

Easter Sunday, Commemoration, Hunger Strike Memorial, Banba Square, Nenagh, 10am.

TYRONE

Holy Saturday, Carrickmore at the grave of Frank Ward, 5pm.

WATERFORD

Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony at Statue on Quay, Waterford city, 12 noon.

WESTMEATH

County Commemoration: Easter Sunday 12 noon. Assembly at the gates of Cornamagh Cemetery, Athlone for the short walk to the Grave of I.R.A. Capt. Tom Hughes.

WEXFORD

Republican Plot, St Ibar’s Cemetery, Crosstown, Easter Sunday, assemble at Cresent Quay, Wexford at 3pm. Mass for all who died for Ireland, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rowe Street, 11.15am.

WICKLOW

Holy Saturday, 3pm, wreath-laying Hollywood Cemetery, West Wicklow.

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DUBLIN

Battle of Mount Street Bridge Commemoration, 12noon, Easter Saturday, April 7th. Speaker: Cllr Louise Minihan

Wreath Laying Ceremony, 2pm, Easter Saturday, April 7th, assemble at gates of Bluebell Cemetery, Old Naas Road, Bluebell

Main Easter Commemoration: Easter Sunday, April 8th, assemble at 12.30pm at Phibsboro Shops for March to Glasnevin Cemetery. Speaker: Cllr Louise Minihan

BELFAST

Main Easter Commemoration, Easter Monday, April 9th, assemble at 1pm at gates of Milltown Cemetery for March to Republican Plot. Speaker: Brian Leeson

WICKLOW

Wreath laying Ceremony, 12noon, Easter Saturday, April 7th, Billy Byrne Monument, Wicklow town, Co Wicklow

NEWRY

A number of wreath laying ceremonies, starting at 1pm, Easter Saturday, April 7th, at the Egyptian Arch, Newry

ROSCREA, CO TIPPERARY

Wreath laying ceremony, 10am, Easter Saturday, April 7th, Damer House, Roscrea, Co Tipperary

BIRR, CO OFFALY

Wreath laying ceremony, 12noon, Easter Saturday, April 7th, Manchester Martyrs monument, Birr, Co Offaly

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DERRY

An Coiste Cuimhneacháin Náisiúnta. Assemble 2.3pm Monday 9th April, city cemetery, Creggan, Derry

DUBLIN

(Ronan McLoughlin commemoration) Assemble at gates of Glasnevin cemetery, 12pm Sunday 22nd April

(Easter commemoration) 2pm Sunday 22nd April, Garden of Remembrance for march at 2.30pm to Arbour Hill cemetety, 2pm Sunday 22nd April

CORK

Finbarr Walsh cumann, Cork City. Assembly 12.45pm, Sunday 8th April, TSB, Clashduv Road

Irish Republican Socialist Movement

The annual Irish Republican Socialist Movement’s 1916 Rising Commemoration will be held on 8th April, Easter Sunday in Belfast. Members and supporters are asked to assemble outside Dunville Park, Falls Road at 11am. Departing from Dunville Park to Milltown Cemetery at 11.30am sharp.

Republican Network for Unity

Sunday, 8 April 2012, 11:45, Church St., Dundalk

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