Easter commemorations 2014
Easter commemorations 2014


Dates, times and places are subject to change - please contact your local organisers to confirm. Please also contact us regarding any errors or omissions.




Saturday 19 April - 10:30am Maghery, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 12:30pm Portadown, Local Speaker; 3:00pm Lislea, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 5:00pm Killeen, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 6:00pm Jonesboro, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 6:30pm Dromintee, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 7:00pm Mullaghban, Wreath Laying Ceremony

Sunday 20 April - 9:45am Crossmaglen, Speaker: Barry McElduff; 10:00am Keady, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 10:30am Camlough, Speaker: Roisin Mulgrew; 10:45am Tullysaran, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 12 noon Derrymacash, Local Speaker; 2:00pm Ballymacnab, Local Speaker; 2:30pm Lurgan, Speaker: Chris Hazzard; 4:30pm Cullyhanna, Speaker: Michelle Gildernew

Monday 21 April - 11:00am Blackwatertown, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 2:00pm Armagh City, Speaker: Caral Ni Chuilin; 5:00pm Belleek, Wreath Laying Ceremony


Friday 18 April - 1:00pm Ormeau Road, Fian Jim Templeton Memorial, Wreath Laying Ceremony

Saturday 19 April - 2:30pm Whitewell, Speaker: Caral Ni Chuilin; 5:00pm Short Strand, An Tine Beo, Speaker: Niall O Donnghaile; 5:00pm South Link Memorial Gardens, Andersonstown, Speaker: Emma Groves; 6:30pm Colin, Twinbrook Memorial, Speaker: Bill Groves

Sunday 20 April - 10:30am Memorial Garden, Market Area, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 11:00am Carrick Hill, Speaker: JJ Magee; 12:15pm Clonard Martyrs Memorial Garden, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 1:00pm Beechmont Avenue, Main Commemoration, Speaker: Martina Anderson

Monday 21 April - 12 noon Newington, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 1:00pm New Lodge, Speaker: Jennifer McCann

Tuesday 22 April - 1:00pm Ardoyne, Speaker: Gerry Kelly; 3:30pm New Barnsley, Wreath Laying Ceremony


Sunday 20 April - 2:30pm Kiltoughter, Speaker: Bronwyn McGahan

Carlow and Kilkenny

Saturday 19 April - 12 noon Mooncoin, Speaker: Caitriona Ruane; 3:00pm Kilkenny Town, Speaker: Caitriona Ruane


Sunday 20 April - 3:00pm Clonlohan Cemetery, Speaker: Mike McKee


Saturday 19 April - 8:00pm Bantry, Wreath Laying Ceremony

Sunday 20 April - 11:00am Macroom, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 11:00am Youghal, Speaker: Liadh Ni Riada; 11:30am Clonakilty, Speaker: Paul Hayes; 12:30pm Bandon, Speaker: Martin Ferris; 2:00pm Cork City, Speaker: Martin Ferris

Derry and Antrim

Saturday 19 April - Wreath Laying Ceremonies - 4:00pm Glenariff; 5pm Glenravel; 5:45pm Cargin, 6:30pm Moneyglass; 7:15pm Park Village

Sunday 20 April - 12:15pm Dungiven, Speaker: Rory Donaghy; 2:00pm Westland Street, Derry City, Speaker: Mary Lou McDonald; 2:30pm The Loup, Speaker: Pat Sheehan. Wreath Laying Ceremonies - 10:00am Rasharkin; 10:30am Maghera; 10:45am Coolcalm; 10:45am Newbridge; 11:40am Lavey; 11:45am Bellaghy; 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 21 April - 2:30pm Swatragh, Speaker: Paul Maskey


Sunday 20 April - 10:00am Donegal Town, Clar, Wreath Laying Ceremony 11:00am Letterkenny, Speaker: Gerry McMonagle; 11:30am Glencolmcille, Speaker: Noel Jordan; 12 noon Drumoghill, Speaker: Gerry McMonagle; 12 noon Castlefinn, Speaker: Gary Doherty; 12 noon Buncrana, Speaker: Matt Carthy; 12:15pm Gweedore, Speaker: John Sheamais O Fearraigh; 3:00pm Drumboe, Main Commemoration, Speaker: Matt Carthy; 6:00pm Drumkeen, Wreath Laying Ceremony

Monday 21 April - 12:30pm Carrigart, Speaker: Mick Quinn; 3:00pm Pettigo, Speaker: Matt Carthy; 3:00pm Fanad, Speaker: Mick Quinn


Saturday 19 April - 7:00pm Downpatrick, Wreath Laying Ceremony

Sunday 20 April - 12:15pm Patrick Street, Newry City, Speaker: Gerry Kelly; 3:15pm Down Road Car Park, Newcastle, Wreath Laying Ceremony 4:00pm Lower Square, Castlewellan, Speaker: Michelle O’Neill


Friday 18 April - 1:00pm Arbour Hill, Speaker: Lynn Boylan

Saturday 19 April - 12:00am Ballyfermot, Local Speaker; 1:00pm South East Inner City, Speaker: Chris Andrews; 2:00pm Crumlin, Local Speaker

Sunday 20 April - 11:00am Glasnevin Cemetery, Wreath Laying Ceremony 2:30pm Main Commemoration: Garden of Remembrance, Speaker: Gerry Adams

Monday 21 April - 2:00pm Deans Grange, Dun Laoghaire, Speaker: Megan Fearon


Sunday 20 April - 3:30pm Donagh, Speaker: Rosie McCorley


Saturday 19 April - 3:00pm Eyre Square, Galway City, Speaker: Aengus O Snodaigh; 6:00pm Oranmore, Wreath Laying Ceremony

Sunday 20 April - 2:00pm Ballinasloe, Speaker: Thomas Sharkey; 1:00pm Ros Muc, Speaker: Aengus O Snodaigh

Monday 21 April - 2:30pm Ard Bear Cemetery, Clifden, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 3:00pm Clifden, Speaker: Aengus O Snodaigh; 5:00pm Tullycross, Speaker: Aengus O Snodaigh


Sunday 21 April - 12:30pm Tralee, Main Commemoration, Speaker: Pa Daly


Saturday 19 April - 2:00pm Newbridge, Speaker: Eoin O Broin


Monday 21 April - 12 noon Mountmellick, Speaker: Jonathan O’Brien


Sunday 20 April - 3:00pm Drumsna, Speaker: Padraig Mac Lochlainn


Saturday 19 April - 3:00pm Athea Village, Speaker: Seamus Browne

Sunday 20 April - 11:45am Limerick City, Local Speaker


Sunday 20 April - 2:00pm Longford Town, Speaker: Martin Kenny


Saturday 19 April - 11:00am Quay Street, Dundalk, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 2:00pm Knockbridge, Wreath Laying Ceremony

Sunday 20 April - 12 noon St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Speaker: Cathal Boylan; 2:30pm Market Square, Dundalk, Speaker: Francie Molloy; MAYO

Sunday 20 April - 10:00am Achill Island, Speaker: Wreath Laying Ceremony; 3:00pm Kilkelly, Speaker: Pearse Doherty


Saturday 19 April - 4:00pm Oldcastle, Main Commemoration, Speaker: Peadar Toibin

Sunday 20 April - 12 noon Ardbraccen, Speaker: Joe Reilly; 12 noon Ashbourne, Speaker: Darren O’Rourke; 12 noon Ballinlough, Speaker: Conor Ferguson; 12 noon Drumree, Speaker: Maria O’Kane; 12 noon Longwood, Speaker: Ken Foley; 12 noon Navan, Speaker: Sinead Burke; 12 noon Slane, Speaker: Eimear Ferguson


Saturday 19 April - 7:00pm Inniskeen, Wreath Laying Ceremony

Sunday 20 April - 3:30pm Monaghan Town, Speaker: Martin McGuinness

Monday 21 April - 12 noon Scotshouse, Speaker: Daithi McKay; 3:00pm Clones, Speaker: Daithi McKay


Saturday 19 April - 3:00pm Cadamstowen, Birr, Wreath Laying Ceremony

Sunday 20 April - 2:00pm Edenderry, Speaker: Dessie Ellis


Sunday 20 April - 3:00pm Castlerea, Speaker: Michael Colreavey


Sunday 20 April - 3:00pm Sligo Town, Speaker: Rose Conway Walsh


Sunday 20 April - 2:30pm Fethard, Local Speaker; 3:00pm Nenagh, Speaker: Seamus Morris


Saturday 19 April - 1:00pm Ardboe, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 3:00pm Coalisland, Speaker: Raymond McCartney

Sunday 20 April - 3:00pm Carrickmore, Speaker: Sean Murray


Saturday 19 April - 3:00pm Waterford City, Speaker: John Hearne

Sunday 20 April - 12 noon Portlaw, Speaker: Declan Clune; 3:00pm Waterford County, Speaker: Liadh Ni Riada


Sunday 20 April - 11:00am Athlone, Wreath Laying Ceremony; 12 noon Commagh, Wreath Laying Ceremony

Monday 21 April - 12 noon Drumraney, Speaker: Trevor O Clochartaigh 3:00pm Fore, Speaker: Una D’Arcy


Saturday 19 April - 12:30pm Riverchapel, Speaker: Sean Etchingham 6:00pm Ballymore, Speaker: Joe Whitty

Sunday 20 April - 2:30pm Wexford Town, Speaker: Sandra McLellan

Monday 21 April - 11:00am Murrintown, Local Speaker; 2:30pm Enniscorthy, Speaker: Caoimhghin O Caolain


Monday 21 April - 11:30am Bray, Speaker: Megan Fearon




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


Holy Saturday, Lurgan, commemoration, assemble Kilwilke 11am for march to the Republican plot, St. Colman’s Cemetery.

Holy Saturday, Armagh city, assemble Republican Plot, Sandyhill Cemetery, 2pm, for wreath laying ceremony.

Wreath-laying ceremonies will be held over the Easter weekend at Republican monuments throughout South Armagh.


Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony at monument to Thomas Traynor, Dublin Road, Tullow, Co. Carlow, 3pm.


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


Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremony, Republican Plot, St Finbarr’s Cemetery, Cork, 1.30pm


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.


Wreath-laying ceremonies at Doneyloup, Castlefin, Clady Bridge will take place over the Easter weekend.

Drumboe, Easter Sunday, assemble Johnson’s Corner for march to the Drumboe Martyr’s Memorial, Stranorlar.


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


Easter Sunday, commemoration at Deansgrange Cemetery, 1pm.

Easter Monday, the Sean Healy Slua, Na Fianna Eireann, Dublin, wreath-laying ceremony for Sean Healy who was shot dead by a British soldier delivering dispatches through Dublin city, Easter Week 1916. Assemble Garden of Remembrance, 12.45pm, march to GPO, O’Connell Street, Dublin.


Easter Sunday, Roslea, assemble Cemetery, 3pm.


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.


Easter Sunday commemoration and function. Details from Saoirse sellers.


Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony, Republican Plot, Castleisland 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; Easter Sunday, Killarney, wreath-laying ceremony at Republican Monument.

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

Kildare/West Wicklow

Easter Sunday, commemoration at the grave of Mick Humphreys, Blessington, 12 noon.

Easter Monday, wreaths will be laid at monuments and graves throughout Kildare and West Wicklow.


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


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.


Holy Saturday, commemoration at the grave of Joe Beirne, Mohill, 3pm.


Holy Saturday, Republican Plot, Mount St. Lawrence Cemetery, wreath-laying ceremony, 3pm.


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


Dundalk, Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremony at the Republican Plot, St. Patrick’s Cemetery, 2pm.


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


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.


Easter Sunday, Commemoration, Urbleshanny Cemetery, Scotstown, at the grave of Vol Seamus McElwaine, 2pm.

New York

Easter Sunday April 20 at 9am at the grave of Joe Stynes, Woodlawn Cemetery, East 233 St., Bronx, NY. After the ceremony breakfast will be served at the Heritage located at 960 McLean Ave. In Yonkers at 10.30am. After breakfast the countdown to Easter 2016 programme will commence.


Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremonies throughout the county.


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

Elphin, parade to County Roscommon Memorial after 11.30 mass.

Easter Sunday, County Commemoration, Loughglynn, 3pm.


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


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


Holy Saturday, Carrickmore, assemble Cemetery, 4.30pm.


Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony at Statue on Quay, Waterford city, 2pm.


Good Friday, 4pm, County Commemoration, Drumraney Old Cemetery at the graves of Patrick Sloan and Dick Bertles.

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


Republican Plot, St. Ibar’s Cemetery, Crosstown, Easter Sunday, assemble at old Dunne’s car-park, Cresent Quay, Wexford at 3pm. Mass for all who died for Ireland, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rowe Street, 11am.


Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony at Republican Monument between Shillelagh and Tinahely, 12 noon.

Easter Sunday, wreath-laying, 1798 Monument, Arklow, 12 noon.



Easter Sunday, 20th April, 12noon - Phipsborough shopping centre, Dublin

Easter Monday, 21st April, 1pm - Junction of Falls Road and Whiterock Road, Belfast



County Commemoration, Easter Monday, Carrickmore, Assemble 3pm, Main Street, everyone welcome; Irish Night Battery Bar, Ardboe, Easter Monday night 9pm



Easter Monday, April 21st 2014 at 2.30pm in Derry - Prominent speakers.



Sunday 20th April, Assemble 11am Dunville Park, Falls Road, Belfast - leaving for the IRSM plot at Milltown cemetery at 11.30am sharp.



Saturday 19th April 2014. Please assemble at the republican monument, Lower Square, Castlewellan, 7.pm. In Co-operation with the South Down Martyrs Memorial Committee

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