Irish Republican News · March 29, 2013
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IRISH REPUBLICAN NEWS: Easter commemorations 2013
Easter commemorations 2013

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A list of this weekend’s republican commemorations by the different political organisations involved. Check locally for any last-minute changes.

 

SINN FEIN COMMEMORATIONS

ARMAGH

Saturday 30 March

10:30am Maghery. Wreath-laying ceremony

12:30pm Portadown. Speaker: Cathal Boylan

Sunday 31 March

09:45am Crossmaglen. Speaker: Sean Murray

10:15am Camlough. Speaker: Megan Fearon

11:30am Derrymacash. Wreath-laying ceremony

2:00pm Ballymacnab. Speaker: Chris Hazzard

2:30pm Lurgan. Speaker: Jennifer McCann

4:30pm Cullyhanna. Speaker: Paul Maskey

Monday 1 April

2:30pm Armagh City. Speaker: Bronwyn McGahan

BELFAST

Friday 29 March

1:00pm Ormeau Road. Fian Jim Templeton Memorial. Wreath-laying ceremony

Saturday 30 March

2:30pm Whitewell. Wreath-laying ceremony

5:00pm Short Strand. An Tine Beo. Speaker: Seanna Walsh

5:00pm South Link Memorial Gardens. Andersonstown. Speaker: Caoimhin Mac Giolla Mhin

6:30pm Colin. Twinbrook Memorial. Wreath-laying ceremony

Sunday 8 April

10:30am Markets Memorial Garden. Wreath-laying ceremony

11:00am Carrick Hill. Wreath-laying ceremony

12:15pm Clonard Martyrs Memorial Garden. Wreath-laying ceremony

1:00pm Beechmont Avenue. Main Commemoration - Speaker: Mary Lou McDonald

Monday 1 April

12 noon Newington. Wreath-laying ceremony

1:00pm New Lodge. Speaker: Sean Lynch

Tuesday 2 April

1:00pm Ardoyne. Speaker: Raymond McCartney

3:30pm New Barnsley. Wreath-laying ceremony

CAVAN

Sunday 31 March

2:30pm Killoughter. Speaker: Rose Conway Walsh

CARLOW/KILKENNY

Saturday 30 March

12 noon Mooncoin. Speaker: Dessie Ellis

3:00pm Kilkenny Town. Speaker: Dessie Ellis

CLARE

Sunday 31 March

2:00pm Clooney Cemetery. Speaker: Maurice Quinlivan

CORK

Saturday 30 March

8:00pm Bantry. Wreath-laying ceremony

Sunday 31 March

11:00am Macroom. Wreath-laying ceremony

11:00am Youghal. Speaker: Jonathan O’Brien

12 noon Clonakilty. Speaker: Chris O’Leary

12:30pm Bandon. Speaker: Aengus O Snodaigh

2:00pm Cork City. Speaker: Aengus O Snodaigh

DERRY & ANTRIM

Saturday 30 March

Wreath-laying ceremonies

4:00pm Glens; 5pm Glenravel; 5:30pm Cargin; 6:30pm Moneyglass; 7:00pm Park Village

Sunday 31 March

12 noon Dungiven. Speaker: Gerry Kelly

2:00pm Main Commemoration. Westland Street, Derry City. Speaker: Pearse Doherty

2:30pm The Loup. Speaker: Gerry Kelly

Wreath-laying ceremonies

10:00am Rasharkin; 10:45am Maghera; 10:45am Coolcalm; 10:45am Newbridge; 11:40am Bellaghy; 11:40am Lavey; 11:45am Dunloy; 12:30pm Loughgiel; 12:30pm Kilrea; 1:00pm Shantallow, Racecourse Road; 1:00pm Waterside, Rose Court; 1:30pm Creggan, Central Drive; 1:30pm Bogside, Lecky Road; 1:30pm Brandywell

Monday 1 April

2:30pm Swatragh. Speaker: Mitchel McLaughlin

DONEGAL

Sunday 31 March

10:00am Donegal Town, Clar. Wreath-laying ceremony

11:00am Letterkenny. Wreath-laying ceremony. Gerry McMonagle & Mick Quinn

11:30am Glencolmcille. Wreath-laying ceremony

12 noon Drumoghill. Speaker: Gerry McMonagle

12 noon Castlefinn. Speaker: Cora Harvey

12 noon Buncrana. Speaker: Padraig Mac Lochlainn

12:15pm Gweedore. Speaker: Pearse Doherty

3:00pm Drumboe. Main Commemoration. Speaker: Gerry Adams

6:00pm Drumkeen. Wreath-laying ceremony

Monday 1 April

12:30pm Carrigart. Speaker: Padraig Mac Lochlainn

3:00pm Pettigo. Speaker: Michael McMahon

3:00pm Fanad. Speaker: Padraig Mac Lochlainn

DOWN

Saturday 30 March

6:30 pm Downpatrick. Speaker: Mickey Brady

Sunday 31 March

12:15 pm Patrick Street. Newry City. Speaker: Michelle O’Neill

3:15pm Down Road Car Park, Newcastle. Wreath-laying ceremony

4:00pm Lower Square. Castlewellan. Speaker: Rosie McCorley

DUBLIN

Friday 29 March

1:00pm Arbour Hill. Local Speaker

Saturday 30 March

11:00am Ballyfermot. Local Speaker

2:00pm Crumlin. Local Speaker

Sunday 31 March

11:30am Glasnevin Cemetery. Wreath-laying ceremony

2:30pm Main Commemoration. Garden of Remembrance. Speaker: Martin McGuinness

Monday 1 April

12 noon South East Inner City. Local Speaker

2:30pm Deans Grange, Dun Laoghaire. Speaker: Lynn Ni Bhaoigheallain

FERMANAGH

Sunday 31 March

2:30pm Kinawley. Speaker: Martina Anderson

GALWAY

Saturday 30 March

1:00pm Castlegar. Wreath-laying ceremony

3:00pm Eyre Square. Galway City. Speaker: Barry McElduff

6:00pm Oranmore. Wreath-laying ceremony

Sunday 31 March

1:00pm Ballinasloe. Speaker: Therese Ruane

1:00pm Ros Muc. Speaker: Barry McElduff

Monday 1 April

2:30pm Ard Bear Cemetery, Clifden. Wreath-laying ceremony

3:00pm Clifden, Conamara. Speaker: Liadh Ni Riada

5:00pm Tullycross. Speaker: Liadh Ni Riada

KERRY

Sunday 31 March

12:30pm Tralee. Main Commemoration. Speaker: Toireasa Ferris

KILDARE

Saturday 30 March

2:00pm Kildare Town. Speaker: Brian Stanley

LAOIS

Sunday 31 March

2:30pm Killeshin. Speaker: Brian Stanley

LEITRIM

Sunday 31 March

3:00pm Mohill. Speaker: Kathryn Reilly

LIMERICK

Saturday 30 March

3:00pm Athea Village. Speaker: Mick Nugent

Sunday 31 March

11:45am Limerick City. Speaker: Seamus Morris

LONGFORD

Sunday 31 March

3:00pm Ballymacormack Cemetery, Longford Town. Speaker: Peadar Toibin

LOUTH

Saturday 30 March

12 noon Quay Street, Dundalk. Wreath-laying ceremony

2:00pm Knockbridge. Wreath-laying ceremony

Sunday 31 March

12 noon St Peter’s Church, Drogheda. Speaker: Caitriona Ruane

2:30pm Market Square. Dundalk. Speaker: Caitriona Ruane

MAYO

Sunday 31 March

2:30pm Castlebar, Lough Lannagh. Speaker: Michael Colreavy

MEATH

Saturday 30 March

3:00pm Ashbourne. Main Commemoration. Speaker: Caoimhghin O Caolain

Sunday 31 March

Wreath-laying ceremonies

11:00am Ballinlough; Curraha; Drumree; Kells; Longwood; Navan; Oldcastle; Slane

12 noon Ardbraccen. Speaker: Joe Reilly

MONAGHAN

Saturday 30 March

7:30pm Inniskeen. Wreath-laying ceremony

Sunday 31 March

3:30pm Monaghan Town. Speaker: Declan Kearney

Monday 1 April

12 noon Scotshouse. Speaker: Martin Kenny

3:00pm Clones. Speaker: Martin Kenny

OFFALY

Sunday 31 March

2:30pm Tullamore. Speaker: Martin Ferris

ROSCOMMON

Sunday 31 March

2:00pm Arigina. Speaker: Matt Carthy

SLIGO

Sunday 31 March

3:00pm Sligo Town. Speaker: Phil Flanagan

TIPPERARY

Sunday 31 March

2:30pm Clonmel. Local Speaker

3:00pm Nenagh. Speaker: Paul Hogan

TYRONE

Saturday 30 March

1:00pm Ardboe. Speaker Caral Ni Chulainn

3:00pm Coalisland. Speaker: Conor Murphy

Sunday 31 March

4:00pm Carrickmore. Speaker: Padraig Mac Lochlainn

For other Tyrone commemorations: www:tyronecommemorations:com

WATERFORD

Saturday 30 March

3:00pm Waterford City. Speaker: Micheal Mac Donncha

Sunday 31 March

11:30am Portlaw. Speaker: Brendan Mansfield

3:00pm Waterford County: Knockboy. Speaker: Jonathan O’Brien

WESTMEATH

Monday 1 April

3:00pm Drumrainey Cemetery, Westmeath. Speaker: Joe Reilly

WEXFORD

Saturday 30 March

12:30pm Riverchapel. Fionntain O Suilleabhain

6:00pm Ballymore. Wreath-laying ceremony

Sunday 31 March

1:00pm Wexford Town. Speaker: Tomas Sharkey

Monday 1 April

12 noon Murrintown. Speaker: Sandra McLellan

2:30pm Enniscorthy. Speaker: Sandra McLellam

WICKLOW

Saturday 30 March

3:00pm Bray. Speaker: Eoin O Broin

 

REPUBLICAN SINN FEIN COMMEMORATIONS

ANTRIM

Easter Sunday, Belfast, Republican Plot, Milltown Cemetery, assemble 12 noon at gates of cemetery.

ARMAGH

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

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

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

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

CARLOW

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

More information on: http://www.rsf-kildare.ie/

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

Cuchulainn 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 Sean 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.

FERMANAGH

Easter Sunday, Arney, at the grave of Phiolip Cassidy, 2.30pm.

GALWAY

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

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

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

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

More information on: http://www.rsfgaillimh.com/imeachtaevents.htm

GLASGOW

Easter Sunday commemoration and function. Details from SAOIRSE sellers.

KERRY

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

Easter Sunday, Cahersiveen, 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 Republican Plot, Grey Abbey Cemetery, Kildare town, 1pm.

Easter Monday, wreaths will be laid throughout the county.

More information on: http://www.rsf-kildare.ie/

KILKENNY

Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony, Rathciaran, Mooncoin, 12.45pm.

LAOIS

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

LEITRIM

Holy Saturday, commemoration at the grave of Vol. Patrick Gill, Jamestown, 3pm.

LIMERICK

Easter Monday, Republican Plot, Mount St Lawrence Cemetery, 3pm.

LONDON

Easter Monday, see SAOIRSE sellers for details or phone 0044-7926357676.

LONGFORD

Easter Sunday, commemoration, Clonboney, Ballinalee, at the graves of Sean Connolly and Tommy Kelliher, 3pm.

LOUTH

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

MAYO

The Annual Mayo Easter Commemoration will take place on Easter Monday April 1st at 12pm in Kilkelly. The parade will meet in Kilkelly and march to the East Mayo Brigade Memorial on main Sligo-Galway Road for the main commemoration. The main speaker of the day will be Mary Ward.

We invite people to come to this event in honour of those who have given their lives for Irish freedom.

More information on: http://www.rsfmayo.com

MEATH

Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremonies at grave of Seamus Fox, Drumree, 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. Seamus McElwaine, 2pm.

NEW YORK

Cumann na Saoirse Naisiunta (The National Irish Freedom Committee) will hold it’s Easter Commemoration on Easter Sunday March 31 at 9.00am at the grave of its’ co-founder Joe Stynes in Woodlawn Cemetery, East 233 St., Bronx, NY.

The graveside ceremony will include a reading of the 1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic, the significance of Easter to Ireland’s freedom struggle, the Republican Movement’s Easter Statement, Cumann na Saoirse Easter Message and the laying of the wreath at Joe Styne’s grave.

After the graveside ceremony breakfast will be served at 10:30 a.m. at the Heritage Restaurant, 960 McLean Ave (near Glover Ave) Yonkers (Woodlawn area) NY10704

After breakfast ‘the Countdown to Easter 2016’ program will commence. This program, initiated in 2010 by the late Brian Mor O Baoighill, will include tributes to the executed signatories of the Easter Proclamation and to the other executed Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising.

More information available at http://www.irishfreedom.net

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, Kilglss, Strokestown at the grave of Frank O’Donoghue, 3pm.

SLIGO

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

TIPPERARY

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

WATERFORD

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

WESTMEATH

Easter Sunday, 3pm, 2013 County Comemoration, Meedin Cemetery, at the graves of Patrick Seery and Paddy Geraghty.

Wreath-laying ceremonies will take place throughout the County at Republican Graves and Monuments over the Easter period.

More information available at http://rsfwestmeath.blogspot.com/

WEXFORD

Republican Plot, Stt 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, wreath-laying ceremony at 1798 monument between Tinehealy and Shilleagh.

Wreath-laying ceremony at the Billy Byrne Monument at 12 noon.

Wreath-laying ceremmony at the Seamus O’Brien Memorial, Post Office, Rathdrum, 1pm.

 

EIRIGI COMMEMORATION

1916 Easter commemoration, Assemble Falls Road, Easter Monday, 1pm

 

IRSP COMMEMORATION

Assemble at the Republican Socialist Plot in Derry city cemetery, 12 noon, Easter Saturday

 

32CSM COMMEMORATIONS

Assemble at the entrance to the City cemetery at 2.00pm on Easter Monday. Main speaker Francie Mackey.

An event is also organised in Cork: Assemble 31st march, 1 o’clock, TSB, Clashduv road, Togher for march to St. Finbarr’s cemetery, Wilton.

 

* Note that the Dominic and Mary McGlinchey independent commemoration takes place at Deerpark Road, Bellaghy at 4.30pm on Easter Saturday afternoon.

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