1916 Easter Commemorations 2017



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


Holy Saturday, Lurgan, commemoration, assemble Republican Garden of Remembrance, Kilwikie, 1.30pm for commemoration; wreath-laying ceremony at the Republican Plot, St Coloman’s Cemetery, 2.30pm..

Holy Saturday, Armagh city, Assemble Republican Plot, Sandyhill Cemetery for wreath-laying ceremony, 3.30pm.


Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony, Republican Plot, Carlow town, 2pm.


Easter Sunday, at Republican Sinn Féin Memorial in memory of Vol Pat McManus and James Crossan,details from paper sellers.


Easter Sunday, Easter Sunday, Wreaths will be laid at the Manchester Martyrs Monument and the famine Monument in Kilrush and at the grave of Connaught Ranger Joseph Hawes; in Kilmurry McMahon at the grave of Martin Calligan; in DoonbegCemetery in honour of Capt Michael McNamara, Comdt Willie Shanahan and Vol Patrick O’Dea and Kilmihill Cemetery at the grave of Seán Breen.


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


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.


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

Drumboe, Easter Sunday, assemble Old Fire Station, Stranorlar for march to the Drumboe Martyrs Memorial, 2.30pm.


Easter Sunday 10.30am, Assemble St. Mary’s Cemetery, Newry for commemoration and wreath-laying.


Easter Sunday,  laying of wreath and the reading of the 1916 Proclamation at the Éamonn Ceannt Monument, Sundrive Park, Crumlin at 12 noon, followed by commemoration at Deansgrange Cemetery, 1pm.

Easter Monday, assemble Garden of Remembrance, 1.45pm for march to GPO, O’Connell Street, Dublin for 2pm.


Easter Sunday, Roslea at the monument to the Roslea Martyrs, 2.30pm


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.


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, 2.30pm.

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Holy Saturday, Republican Plot, St Corban’s Cemetery, Naas, 12 noon.

Easter Monday, wreaths will be laid throughout the county.


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


Holy Saturday, Aughnasheelin, near Ballinamore, 4pm.


Easter Monday, wreath-laying ceremony, Republican Plot, Mount St Lawrence Cemetery.


Easter Monday, Hendon Cemetery, Holders Hill Road, Hendon at the grave of Paddy Hartigan. Meet at main gate 12 noon.


Easter Sunday, commemoration at the grave of Barney Casey, Old Killoe Cemetery, 3pm.


Wreath-laying ceremony at the Republican Plot, St Patrick’s Cemetery, Dundalk, 1pm.


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


Easter Sunday. wreath-laying ceremony at grave of Vol George McDermott, Ardbracken, 1pm.


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


Easter Sunday, 10am, CnSN’s  1916 Easter Commemoration will be held at the grave of faithful Irish Republican, and unrepentant Fenian, Séamus Ó Dubhda in St John’s Cemetery, Middle Village, NY Queens NY. Grave location: Section 043, Row: A, Plot 027, Grave:  013

Sunday, April 23 (the closest Sunday to the actual date of the 1916 Easter Rising) CnSN will commence  their 2017 combined Easter Commemoration & Flannery Testimonial commemoration at the grave of CnSN co-founder and Joe Stynes  in Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx at 10.00am.

 A special tribute to Fenian Leader Col. Thomas Kelly will be held at his graveside close by, immediately after the above ceremony at Joe Stynes’ grave.

Following this ceremony we will proceed to Rory Dolans to complete the events for the day. For additional information email: 1916easterbanner@gmail.com; for updated information visit:  http://www.irishfreedom.net; visit facebook: http://www.facebook.com/banner1916 or NIFC, PO. Box358, Bronx NY10470


Wreath-laying ceremonies throughout the county.


Easter Sunday, at the grave of Bernard Gaffey in Drum Cemetery, Athlone. Parade will assemble at Drum Church for 3.30pm and proceed to cemetery headed by a colour party and Raheen Pipe Band.


Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial to Sligo’s Noble Six on Ben Bulben, 11am; Easter Sunday, wreath-laying ceremony at Republican Plot, Sligo Cemetery, 11am.


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.


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


Details of Easter commemorations will be published on the Republican Sinn Féin-Midlands Facebook page. Wreaths will be laid throughout the county.


Easter Sunday, 11am, wreath-laying ceremony in Crosstown Cemetery at the Republican Plot, 10am.

3pm, assemble at Old Dunne’s car Park, Crescent Quay, Wexford through the town and march to the Republican Garden of Remembrance, Hill Street for commemoration.

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