1916 Easter Commemorations 2018


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


Holy Saturday, Lurgan, Holy Saturday, commemoration, Edward Costello Memorial Garden, 1pm.

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


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

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Easter Sunday, at Republican Sinn Féin Memorial, Mullan, Swanlinbar in memory of Vol Pat McManus and James Crossan, 2pm. Other wreath-laying ceremonies throughout the counties organised locally.


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 Doonbeg Cemetery 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, 2.15pm.


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.


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

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

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.


Holy Saturday, The Bridge at Miltown, outside Newbridge, 2.45pm.

Easter Monday, wreaths will be laid throughout the county.


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


Holy Saturday, 3pm, Jamestown Cemetery, grave of Patrick Gill.


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 1pm.


Easter Sunday, commemoration at the Memorial to Tommy Kelliher, Drumlish, 3pm.


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


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

Plaques will be unveiled on the monument in memory of:

Ruairí Ó Brádaigh (late Patron of the Monument); General Tom Barry; Frank Colgan and John Snee.


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.


Cumann na Saoirse Náisiúnta will hold their 2018 Easter Rising Commemoration at 10am on Sunday, April 22 at the graveside of Joe Stynes in Woodlawn Cemetery, East 233rd St at the corner of Webster Ave, Bronx, NY.  Joe’s grave is on the North Border Avenue inside the cemetery, parallel to East 233rd St.

The Republican Movement’s Easter Statement, Cumann na Saoirse’s Easter Message and the laying of the wreath at Joe Stynes’ grave by members of his family.

After the graveside ceremony, breakfast will be served at Keane’s Bar and Restaurant, 4340 Katonah Ave., Bronx, NY 10470 at 11:00 am

.For more information please email or ring Jane Enright (enrightnyc@gmail.com. 718-683-6903) or Maggie Trainor 845-492-7198 or visit http://www.irishfreedom.net; PO. Box 358, Bronx NY10470.


Wreath-laying ceremonies throughout the county.


Easter Sunday, Vol Stephen McDermott in Baslick Cemetery, Castlerea, 3.30pm.

Parade will form up on Castlerea/Ballinagare road and proceed to cemetery headed by a colour party and pipe band.

Wreaths will be laid, Proclamation will be read, Roll of Honour called out and an oration delivered.


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, 5.15pm, wreath-laying ceremony, Carrickmore.


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


Easter Sunday, commemoration at Cornamagh Cemetery, Athlone, 12 noon.

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 for march to the Republican Garden of Remembrance, Hill Street for commemoration


Holy Saturday, wreath-laying ceremony at 1798 Monument between Tinehealy and Shilleagh at 12pm. Wreath-laying ceremony at the Billy Byrne Monument in Wicklow town, 2pm.


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