Easter Rising Commemorations 2015

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

ARMAGH Holy Saturday, Lurgan, commemoration, assemble bottom of new section, St Colman’s Cemetery, 1pm for march to the Republican Plot, . Holy Saturday, Armagh city, Assemble Republican Plot, Sandyhill Cemetery, 3pm, for wreath-laying ceremony. Wreath-laying ceremonies will be held over the Easter weekend at Republican monuments throughout South Armagh.

CARLOW Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony, Republican Plot, Carlow town, 1pm.

CAVAN Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremonies at at the grave of Vol Patrick McManus, Killaduff Cemetery, 1pm and later at the grave of Vol James Crossan in Kilnavart Cemetery, Co Cavan.

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

CORK Easter Monday, wreath-laying ceremony, Republican Plot, St Finbarr’s Cemetery, Cork.

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 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 Martyrs Memorial, Stranorlar.

DOWN Easter Sunday, Newry, wreath-laying ceremony, St Mary’s Cemetery, 10am.

DUBLIN Easter Sunday, commemoration at Deansgrange Cemetery, 1pm. Easter Monday, the Seán Healy Sluagh in Dublin will commemorate Fian Seán Healy at the location where he was executed in Phibsborough during the 1916 Rising. Following this they will march in the main Commemoration. Assemble Garden of Remembrance, 1.45pm.

FERMANAGH Easter Sunday, Arney, at the grave of Philip Cassidy, assemble Cemetery, 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, Cahirlistrane, 3pm.

GLASGOW Easter Sunday commemoration and function. Details from SAOIRSE sellers.

KERRY 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 Holy Saturday, commemoration at the grave of Paul Stanley, Straffan Cemetery, 3.30pm Easter Monday, wreaths will be laid throughout the county.

KILKENNY Holy Saturday, Wreath-laying ceremony, Rathciaran, Mooncoin, 12.15pm.

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, Bornacoola Cemetery at the grave of John Joe Reynolds, 2pm.

LIMERICK Good Friday, Republican Plot, Mount St Lawrence Cemetery, wreath-laying ceremony.

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

LONGFORD Easter Sunday, Ballintubber Cemetgery, 3pm, grave of General William Blake, commander-in-Chief of the Irish Fporces at the Battle of Ballinamuck, 1798.

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

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 ceremony at grave of Vol George McDermott, Ardbracken, 1pm.

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

NEW YORK Easter Sunday, April 5, at the graveside of Joe Stynes, veteran of the Irish War of Independence and co-founder of CnSN at Woodlawn Cemetery, East 233 St., Bronx, NY. Following this commemoration, a ceremony will be held at the nearby grave of Fenian Leader Col Thomas J Kelly, born in Co na Gaillimhe (Galway), who with many other Fenians and Clan Na nGael activists set the path that helped bring to fruition the historic Easter Rising of 1916. After the graveside ceremony breakfast will be served at The Heritage located at 960 McLean Ave. in Yonkers at 10.30am. For more information email nymayo@earthlink.net; enrightynyc@gmail.com or call 732 441 9923 or visit 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 at the grave of Vol Hugh Tully in Kilcooley Cemetery, Tulsk, 3.30pm.

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

TIPPERARY Easter Sunday, Commemoration, Hunger Strike Memorial, Banba Square, Nenagh, 10am. Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremonies at the graves of Joe Mangan and on the Old Barrack wall to four Republicans who were shot in front of a Free State firing squad on the January 15, 1923, Frederick Burke, Ileigh, Martin O’Shea, Borrisoleigh, Pat Russell, Thurles, and Patrick McNamara, Ballina.

TYRONE Holy Saturday, 5pm, wreath-laying ceremony, Carrickmore.

WATERFORD Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony at Statue on Quay, Waterford city, 1.15pm.

WESTMEATH Details from: 086 608 2063. Wreath-laying ceremonies will take place throughout the county at Republican Graves and Monuments over the Easter period.

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

WICKLOW Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony at 1798 Monument between Tinehealy and Shilleagh at 2pm. Wreath-laying ceremony at the Billy Byrne
Monument in Wicklow town, 4pm.


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