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Sinn Féin 1916 Easter Commemorations 2009

9 April, 2009 - by Pat Sheehan


Sinn Féin has this afternoon released details of it commemorations to mark the 93rd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. Party President Gerry Adams will address the main commemoration in Belfast on Easter Sunday assembling at Beechmount Avenue at 1pm while Vice-President Mary Lou McDonald will address the main Dublin commemoration on Easter Sunday assembling at the Garden of Remembrance at 1:30pm.

A full list of commemorations taking place throughout the Country follows. For more information contact Shaun Tracey on 0877735218 or Niall Ó Donnghaile on 07828604761.

1916 Easter Commemorations 2009 Honour Ireland’s patriot dead – Wear an Easter Lily and Attend your local commemoration ANTRIM •    Toomebridge – 4pm Tuesday.

Wreath laying ceremonies

Glens – 4pm Saturday. Glenravel – 5pm Saturday. Waterfoot – 6pm saturday. Moneyglass 6.30pm Saturday. Rasharkin – 10.45am Sunday. Cargin – 11.30am Sunday. Dunloy – 11.30am Sunday. Loughgiel – 12.15pm Sunday. Kilrea 12.30pm Sunday

ARMAGH •    Portadown – Lunchtime Saturday. Speaker: Jennifer McCann.

•    Mullaghbawn – 6pm Saturday. Speaker: Bairbre de Brún.

•    Camlough – 10.30am Sunday. Speaker: Paul Maskey.

•    Crossmaglen – 11am Sunday. Speaker: Cárál Ní Chuilín.

•    Derrymacash – 11.30am Sunday. Speaker: John O’Dowd.

•    Dromintee –  1.30pm Sunday.  Speaker: Paul Butler.

•    Ballymacnab –  2pm Sunday.  Speaker: Cathal Boylan.

•    Lurgan –  2.30pm Sunday.  Speaker: Gerry Kelly.

•    Cullyhanna –  4.30pm Sunday.  Speaker: Willie Clarke.

•    Armagh City –  2.30pm Monday. Speaker: John O’Dowd

•    Beleek – 4pm Monday. Speaker: Barry McElduff.

BELFAST •    Whitewell – 2pm Saturday.

•    Carrickhill – 10.45am Sunday.

•    Greater Andersonstown – 11am Sunday.

•    Belfast (Main), Beechmount Avenue – 1pm Sunday. Speaker: Gerry Adams.

•    New Lodge – 1pm Monday.

•    Ardoyne – 1pm Tuesday.

•    Ballymurphy – 2pm Tuesday

•    Greater New Barnsley – 3pm Tuesday

Wreath Laying ceremonies:

Colin – 6pm Saturday. Clonard – 12.15pm Sunday.

CARLOW/KILKENNY •    Mooncoin – 12pm Saturday. Speaker: Kathleen Funchion.

•    Kilkenny City – 3pm Saturday. Speaker: Kathleen Funchion.

CAVAN •    Ballyconnell – 3pm Monday. Speaker: Martin Kenny.

CLARE •    Ennis – 2pm Sunday.

CORK •    Bantry – 7.30pm Saturday.

•    Youghal – 11am Sunday. Toireasa Ferris

•    Clonakilty, Astna Square – 12:30pm Sunday. Speaker: Cllr Paul Hayes

•    Bandon – 12.30pm Sunday.

•    Cork City – 2pm Sunday.  Speaker: Toireasa Ferris.

•    Cobh – 3pm Monday.

DERRY •    Shantallow – 11am Sunday.

•    Creggan – 1pm Sunday.

•    Bogside monument – 1pm Sunday.

•    Waterside monument – 1pm Sunday.

•    Derry City – 2.30pm Sunday. Speaker: Conor Murphy.

•    The Loup (Main County Commemoration) – 2.30pm Sunday. Speaker: Francie Molloy.

•    Dungiven – 11.45pm Sunday. Speaker: Conor Murphy

•    Swatragh – 2.30 pm Monday.  Speaker: Bairbre de Brún.

Wreath Laying ceremonies:

Coolcalm – 10.45am Sunday. Newbridge – 10.45am Sunday. Lavey – 11.40am Sunday. Glen (Maghera) – 10.30am Sunday. Bellaghy – 12.30pm Sunday

DONEGAL •    Buncrana – 12am Sunday. Speaker: Francie Brolly.

•    Drumboe – 3pm Sunday. Speaker: Pat Doherty.

•    Letterkenny – 11am Sunday. Speaker: Mick Quinn.

•    Glencolmcille – 11.30am Sunday. Speaker: Jim McLaughlin.

•    Drumoghill – 12pm Sunday. Speaker: Mick Quinn.

•    Castlefin – 12pm Sunday. Speaker: Cora Harvey.

•    Gweedore – 12.15pm Sunday. Speaker: John Sheamais Ó Fearraigh.

•    Carrigart – 12.30pm Monday. Speaker: Mick Quinn.

•    Pettigo – 3pm Monday. Speaker: Jim McLaughlin.

•    Fanad – 3pm Monday. Speaker: Mick Quinn

Wreath Laying ceremonies:

Drumkeen – 12pm Sunday.

DOWN •    Newry – 12.30pm Sunday. Speaker: Michelle Gildernew.

•    Castlewellan – 4pm Sunday. Speaker: Bairbre de Brún.

•    Downpatrick, St Patrick's Avenue – 6pm Monday. Speaker: Mickey Brady.

DUBLIN •    Arbour Hill – 1pm Friday.

•    Ballyfermot – 11am Saturday.

•    Crumlin – 2pm Saturday.

•    Glasnevin – 12am Sunday.

•    Garden of Remembrance (Main) – 1.30pm Sunday. Speaker: Mary Lou McDonald.

•    City Quay – 11am Monday.

•    Dún Laoghaire – 2pm Monday. Speaker: Mary Lou McDonald.

FERMANAGH •    Roslea – 2.30  Sunday. Speaker: Martin McGuinness.

GALWAY •    Ballinasloe – 2pm Saturday. Speaker: Arthur Morgan.

•    Tuam – 5pm Saturday. Speaker: Arthur Morgan.

•    Galway City – 3pm Sunday. Speaker: Arthur Morgan.

•    Ros Muc – 12pm Monday. Speaker Gráinne Mhic Géidigh.

•    Clifden – 3pm Monday. Speaker Gráinne Mhic Géidigh.

KERRY •    Tralee – 1pm Sunday. Speaker: Martin Ferris.

LAOIS •    Portarlington,  People's Park – 12.30pm Sunday. Speaker: Aidan Mullins.

LEITRIM •    Selton Hill – 3pm Sunday. Speaker: Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD.

LIMERICK •    Limerick City – 12pm Sunday. Speaker: Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD.

•    Athea – 3pm Saturday. Speaker: Mike Mac Domhnaill.

•    Colmans Well – 2pm Monday.

•    Charleville – 2.30pm Monday

LONGFORD •    Longford Town – 3pm Sunday. Speaker: Seán Mac Brádaigh.

LOUTH •    Drogheda – 11am Sunday. Speaker: Tomás Sharkey.

•    Dundalk – 2.30pm Sunday. Speaker: Tomás Sharkey.

MAYO •    Achill – 10am Sunday. Speaker: Caitríona Ruane.

•    Balla – 2.30pm Sunday. Speaker: Caitríona Ruane.

MEATH •    Ballinlough (Main Commemoration) – 4pm Saturday.

•    Oldcastle – 5pm Saturday. Speaker: Tomás Sharkey

•    Slane – 10am Sunday.

•    Longwood – 11am Sunday.

•    Navan, St Marys Cemetery – 11am Sunday.

•    Ardbraccan - 12pm Sunday.

•    Ashbourne – 12pm Sunday.

•    Drumree – 12pm Sunday.

MONAGHAN •    Inniskeen – 2:30pm Saturday.  Speaker: Pádraig Mac Lochlainn.

•    Monaghan Town – 3pm Sunday Speaker: Mitchel McLaughlin.

•    Scotshouse – 12am Monday.

•    Clones – 2pm Monday.

OFFALY •    Tullamore, Mucklagh School – 3pm Sunday. Speaker: Brendan Killeavy

ROSCOMMON •    Ballinlough – 2pm Monday. Speaker: Daithí McKay.

Wreath laying ceremonies

Boyle –12.30pm Monday

SLIGO •    Sligo – 3pm Sunday. Speaker: Pádraig Mac Lochlainn.

Wreath laying ceremonies

Ballisadare – 12pm Sunday

TIPPERARY •    Nenagh – 5pm Saturday. Speaker: Seamus Morris.

•    Thurles – 12pm Sunday. Speaker: Ella O’Dwyer.

•    Fethard – 3pm Sunday.

TYRONE •    Edendork – 1.30pm Saturday.

•    Coalisland Square – 3pm Saturday. Speaker: Seán Hughes.

•    Galbally – 8.45pm Saturday.

•    Aughnagar – 9.30am Sunday.

•    Greencastle – 9.30am Sunday.

•    Altmore – 10am Sunday.

•    Dunmoyle – 10.45am Sunday.

•    Rock – 10.45am Sunday.

•    Tullysaran – 10.45am Sunday.

•    Cranagh – 11am Sunday.

•    Broughderg – 11.30am Sunday.

•    Donaghmore – 11.30am Sunday.

•    Pomeroy – 11.30am Sunday.

•    Aghyaran – 12pm Sunday.

•    Eglish – 12pm Sunday.

•    Kildress – 12.15pm Sunday.

•    Loughmacrory – 12.15pm Sunday.

•    Clonoe – 12.30pm Sunday.

•    Drumragh – 1.15pm Sunday.

•    Carrickmore, Main County Commemoration – 3.30pm Sunday. Speaker: Barry McElduff.

•    Brockagh 1pm Monday

•    Ardboe – 2pm Monday. Speaker: Seán Murray.

Wreath laying ceremonies

Strathroy – 5.30pm Saturday. Moy – 6pm Saturday. Killclogher – 7pm Saturday. Drumragh – 7.45pm Saturday. Ardboe – Sunday. Ballinderr – Sunday. Ardboe – Sunday. Old Cross – Sunday. Castlederg – Sunday. Cookstown – Sunday. Dromore– Sunday. Dunamore – Sunday. Dunngannon (Carland Rd) – Sunday. Fintona – Sunday. Moortown – Sunday. Trillick – Sunday Seskinore – Sunday.

WATERFORD •    Ardmore – 3pm Sunday. Speaker: Joe Reilly.

WESTMEATH •    Mullingar – 3pm Monday. Speaker: Pádraig Mac Lochlainn.

WEXFORD •    Wexford Town – 12pm Sunday.  Speaker: Séan Crowe.

•    Murrintown - 12 pm Monday. Speaker: Martin Ferris

•    Enniscorthy – 2.30pm Monday. Speaker: Martin Ferris.

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