Online Programme for Easter 2020

Sinn Féin Poblachtach will be commemorating Easter 1916 online this year. Beginning on Good Friday a series of live events will be held on Facebook.

GOOD FRIDAY at 4pm Ard Chomhairle member Colette Healy, Galway will be reading “The Rose Tree” by WB Yeats and also announcing the full Easter online programme.

HOLY SATURDAY at 2.30pm Ard Chomhairle member Martin Duffy, Lurgan, will read the Easter Statement from the leadership of the Republican Movement, following this he will give a short Easter Oration.

EASTER SUNDAY at 2.30pm Ard Chomhairle member Des Dalton, Kildare, will read the 1916 Proclamation and will them deliver a short Easter Oration.

EASTER MONDAY at 2.30pm National Treasurer Diarmuid Mac Dubhghlais will read the Roll of Honour of the executed leaders of the 1916 Rising and will give a short Easter Oration.

As part of our online Easter Commemorative events there will be a regular posting on Facebook and Twitter of historical documents; films such as An Tine Bheo; excerpts from George Morrison’s Mise ÉIRE; interviews with 1916 veterans; historical documents and photographs and readings of historical documents and speeches. This will begin on Holy Thursday and continue over Easter Weekend and throughout Easter Week.


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