20 March 2008 Edition
Celebrate 1916 and work for Irish unity - Adams
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has invited people to attend and support the events throughout the country this weekend to commemorate the 92nd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. More than 100 Easter Commemorations will take place throughout the country this weekend.
Mr. Adams said:
“This weekend hundreds of events, large and small, will take place throughout the country to mark the 92nd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. I want to invite people to attend and support these events.
“The best way to celebrate the spirit of Easter 1916 is for all of those who are committed to Irish reunification, regardless of party political affiliation, to work together to bring it about as soon as possible.”
1916 Easter 2008 commemorations
Honour Ireland’s patriot dead — Wear an Easter Lily and attend your local Easter commemoration
Glenravel —Assemble 6.30 pm
Moneyglass —Assemble 6.30 pm
Waterfoot —Assemble 7pm
Dunloy —Assemble 11.30 am
Loughguiel —Assemble 12.15 pm
Rasharkin —Assemble 10.15 am
Portadown —Assemble lunchtime. Speaker: John O’Dowd
Mullaghbawn —Assemble evening Speaker: Gerry Kelly.
Crossmaglen —Assemble 11am. Speaker: Martina Anderson.
Derrymacash —Assemble 11.30pm
Newry Town —Assemble 12:30pm. Speaker: Declan Kearney
Ballymacnab —Assemble 1.30pm. Speaker: Francie Molloy
Lurgan. —Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Carál Ní Cuilín
Cullyhanna —Assemble 4pm. Speaker: Francie molloy
Armagh City —Assemble 2.30pm
Whitewell —Assemble 5pm. Speaker: Jennifer McCann.
Belfast City – Assemble 1pm Beechmount Ave. Speaker: Conor Murphy
Ardoyne —Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Martina Anderson.
Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Tomás Sharkey
Clooney Cemetary —Assemble Henchy’s Bar 2.30pm. Speaker: Maurice Quinlivan.
Bantry —Assemble 8pm. Speaker: Seán Mac Bradaigh
Youghal — Assemble 11am. Speaker: Martin Ferris
Clonakilty — Assemble 12:30pm. Speaker: Cionnaith Ó Suilleabhán
Bandon — Assemble 12.30. Speaker: Alex Maskey
Cork City— Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Alex Maskey MLA
Crossbarry — Assemble 2pm. Speaker is Dr.Rúan O Donnell historian University Limerick. Dinner and tráthnóna cheoil after at 3.30pm in Munster Arms hotel Bandon. Fáilte roimh chách.
Cobh —Assemble 11am
Derry City—Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Pearse Doherty
Main County Commemoration, The Loup —Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Martin McGuinness MP/MLA
Bellaghy —Assemble 12.30 pm
Coolcalm —Assemble 10.45 am
Dungiven —Assemble noon
Kilrea —Assemble 12.30 pm
Lavey —Assemble 11.40 am
Maghera —Assemble 11.45 am
Newbridge —Assemble 10.45am
Swatragh —Assemble 2.30 pm. Speaker: Cllr. Matt Carthy
Drumboe — Assemble 3pm Speaker: Gerry Kelly
Glen — Assemble 11.30am Glen Speaker :Cllr. P J Branley
Letterkenny — Assemble 11am Speaker: Gerry Mc Monagle
Buncrana — Assemble 12pm Speaker: Raymond Mc Cartney MLA
Castlefin — Assemble 12pm
Drumkee — Assemble 12pm. Wreath Laying H-Block Memorial
Gweedore — Assemble 12.15pm Speaker: Grainne Mhic Geidigh.
Carrigart — Assemble 12.30pm at Parochial Hall. Speaker: Gráinne Mhic Géidigh
Fanad — Assemble 3pm Commemoration Kildrum — Easter Monday 3pm Speaker; Gráinne Mc Geidigh.
Pettigo — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: P.J. Branley
Downpatrick — Assemble 6pm Speaker: Mitchel McLaughlin
Castlewellan — Assemble 4pm. Speaker: Raymond McCartney
Downpatrick — Assemble 5pm Sinn Féin Centre, St Patrick’s Avenue and march to monument. Guest speaker Mitchel McLaughlin.
Arbour Hill — Stonybatter —Assemble 12pm
Ballyfermot — Assemble 11.30am
Crumlin — Assemble 2pm
Howth — Assemble 4pm
Glasnevin —Assemble 10.45am
Main commemoration —Assemble 1.30pm Garden of Remembrance. Speaker: Gerry Adams
Dún Laoghaire —Assemble 1.30pm. Speaker: Mary Lou McDonald
Donagh — 2.30pm. Speaker: Michelle Gildernew.
Ballinasloe —Assemble 1pm
City —Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD
Conamara —Assemble 12pm. Speaker: Eoghan McCormack
Mooncoin — Assemble 12pm Mooncoin Tech. Speaker: Eamonn Nolan.
Kilkenny City — 3pm Assemble at Train Station. Speaker: Eamonn Nolan.
Mountmellick — Assemble 12.30pm. Speaker:Brian Stanley
Mohill — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Daithí McKay
Limerick City —Assemble: 12.30p at the Munster Fair Tavern and march to
Mount St. Lawerence Graveyard. Speaker: Cathal Boylan, MLA
Longford Town — 2.30pm on the Market Square. Speaker: Martin Kenny.
Drogheda — Assemble 11am. Speaker: Barry McElduff
Dundalk — Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Barry McElduff
Achill —Assemble 10am. Speaker: Pádraig Mac Lochlainn
Castlebar —Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker Pádraig Mac Lochlainn.
Ballinlough — Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Pat Treaor
Oldcastle — Assemble 3pm. Speaker pat Treanor.
Ardbraccan — Assemble 12pm. Speaker: Peadar Tobin
Inniskeen — Assemble 2.pm. Speaker: Willie Clarke
Monaghan Town — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Bairdre de brún
Wreath Laying Ceremonies: Easter Sunday morning at; Annyalla, Carrickroe, Castleblayney, Clara, Clontibret, Corcaghan,Raferagh, Trinity (Rockcorry), Tyholland, Urbleshanny. Check locally for times.
Scotshouse — Assemble 11am. Speaker: Eibhlín Glenholmes.
Clones — Assemble 2:30pm. Speaker: Paul Hogan
Clara — Assemble 2.30pm
Castlerea — Assemble Market Square 1.45pm.Speaker: Francie Molloy
Nenagh, Banba Square — Assemble 4pm. Speaker: John Dwyer.
Fethard, St. Johnstown — Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker Liam Walsh.
Coalisland Square — Assemble 3pm Speaker: Barry McElduff
Wreath Laying ceremony:
Strathroy 5.30pm, Moy 6pm, Killyclogher 7pm, Drumragh (Old Graveyard) 7.45pm
Carrickmore — Assemble 3.30pm. Speaker: Pat Doherty
Local commemorations: Aghyaran 12.00pm, Altmore 10.00am, Aughnagar 9.30am, Carrickmore 12.15pm Broughderg 11.30am, Donaghmore 11.30am, Cranagh 10.30am, Dunmoyle 10.45am, Drumragh 1.15pm, Eglish 12pm, Edendork 10.45am, Greencastle 9.30am, Galbally 10.30am, Loughmacrory 12.15pm, Kildress 12.15pm, Pomeroy 11.30am, Rock 11.30am, Tullysaran 10.45am, Clonoe 12.30pm
Wreath Laying ceremonies: Ardboe, Ballinderry, Ardboe Old Cross, Castlederg, Cookstown, Dromore, Dunamore, Dunngannon (Carland Rd), Fintona, Moortown, Trillick, Seskinore.
Ardboe, Diamond Corner — Assemble 2.00pm. Main Speaker: Eibhlín Glenholmes
Brockagh — Assemble 1.00pm
Waterford City — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Seán Oliver
Ardmore — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Martin Ferris
Mount Temple —Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Mícheál MacDonncha
Wexford Town — Assemble 12pm. Speaker: Eamon Nolan
Enniscorthy — Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Arthur Morgan