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Make partition history - theme at Easter Commemorations

22 March, 2008


Sinn Féin leaders Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness will be in Dublin on Sunday 23rd to take part in commemorations to mark the 92nd anniversary of the 1916 Rising. Martin McGuinness will be attending the state commemoration on O’Connell Street and Gerry Adams will address a major Sinn Féin Rally in the city later in the afternoon.

 Over the weekend more than 100 commemorations will take place in towns and villages across Ireland.

Speaking in advance of tomorrow’s events the Sinn Féin President said:

“This weekend tens of thousands of people in towns and villages across Ireland will gather to remember, commemorate and celebrate the men and women of 1916 and all those who died in the cause of Irish freedom.

“The main theme at republican commemorations will be ‘make partition history’.  In the week

Sinn Féin leaders Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness will be in Dublin on Sunday 23rd to take part in commemorations to mark the 92nd anniversary of the 1916 Rising. Martin McGuinness will be attending the state commemoration on O’Connell Street and Gerry Adams will address a major Sinn Féin Rally in the city later in the afternoon.

 Over the weekend more than 100 commemorations will take place in towns and villages across Ireland.

Speaking in advance of tomorrow’s events the Sinn Féin President said:

“This weekend tens of thousands of people in towns and villages across Ireland will gather to remember, commemorate and celebrate the men and women of 1916 and all those who died in the cause of Irish freedom.

“The main theme at republican commemorations will be ‘make partition history’.  In the weeks ahead Sinn Féin will be stepping up our campaign for Irish unity and we will be calling on all those attending commemorations to be part of this national effort.”ENDS



Main Sinn Féin Easter Commemorations 2008

Saturday 22nd
Armagh (Mullaghbawn) — Assemble 6pm  Speaker: Gerry Kelly
Dublin (Ballyfermot) – Assemble 11.30am.  Speaker: Aengus Ó Snodaigh
Tyrone (Coalisland) – Assemble 3pm.  Speaker: Barry McElduff
Belfast (Whitewell) — Assemble 5pm. Speaker: Jennifer McCann.

Sunday 23rd
Dublin – Assemble 1.30pm on Parnell Square – Speaker :Gerry Adams
Galway City — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin
Derry City— Assemble 2.30pms ahead Sinn Féin will be stepping up our campaign for Irish unity and we will be calling on all those attending commemorations to be part of this national effort.”ENDS



Main Sinn Féin Easter Commemorations 2008

Saturday 22nd
Armagh (Mullaghbawn) — Assemble 6pm  Speaker: Gerry Kelly
Dublin (Ballyfermot) – Assemble 11.30am.  Speaker: Aengus Ó Snodaigh
Tyrone (Coalisland) – Assemble 3pm.  Speaker: Barry McElduff
Belfast (Whitewell) — Assemble 5pm. Speaker: Jennifer McCann.

Sunday 23rd
Dublin – Assemble 1.30pm on Parnell Square – Speaker :Gerry Adams
Galway City — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin
Derry City— Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Senator Pearse Doherty

Belfast City – Assemble Beechmount Avenue 1pm Speaker: Conor Murphy
Fermanagh (Donagh) — Assemble 2.30pm Speaker: Michelle Gildernew
Monaghan Town — Assemble 3.30pm. Speaker: Bairbre de Brún
Cork City — Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Alex Maskey
Sligo – Assemble . Speaker Aengus Ó Snodaigh
Armagh (Crossmaglen) — Assemble 11am. Speaker: Martina Anderson.
The Loup — Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Martin McGuinness
Donegal (Drumboe) — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Gerry Kelly
Down (Castlewellan) — Assemble 4pm. Speaker: Jennifer McCann.
Mayo (Castlebar) — Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker Pádraig MacLochlainn.
Tyrone (Carrickmore) —Assemble 3.30pm. Speaker: Pat Doherty
Waterfor. Speaker: Senator Pearse Doherty

Belfast City – Assemble Beechmount Avenue 1pm Speaker: Conor Murphy
Fermanagh (Donagh) — Assemble 2.30pm Speaker: Michelle Gildernew
Monaghan Town — Assemble 3.30pm. Speaker: Bairbre de Brún
Cork City — Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Alex Maskey
Sligo – Assemble . Speaker Aengus Ó Snodaigh
Armagh (Crossmaglen) — Assemble 11am. Speaker: Martina Anderson.
The Loup — Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Martin McGuinness
Donegal (Drumboe) — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Gerry Kelly
Down (Castlewellan) — Assemble 4pm. Speaker: Jennifer McCann.
Mayo (Castlebar) — Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker Pádraig MacLochlainn.
Tyrone (Carrickmore) —Assemble 3.30pm. Speaker: Pat Doherty
Waterford (Ardmore) — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Martin Ferris
Armagh (Lurgan) — Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Carál Ní Cuilín
Kerry (Tralee) – Assemble 3pm.  Speaker: Tomas Sharkey

Monday 24th
Dún Laoghaire – Assemble 1.30pm at Casement Villas. Speaker: Mary Lou
McDonald
Roscommon (Loughglynn Cemetary) — Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Francie Molloy
Wexford (Enniscorthy) — Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Arthur Morgan
Monaghan (Scotstown) — Assemble 11am. Speaker: Eibhlín Glenholmes.
Westmeath (Athlone) — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Mícheál MacDonncha
Monaghan (Clones) — Assemble 2:30pm. Speaker: Paul Hogan
Galway (Conamara) – Assemble 12noon. Speaker: Eoghan MacCormaic
Derry (Swatragh) d (Ardmore) — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Martin Ferris
Armagh (Lurgan) — Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Carál Ní Cuilín
Kerry (Tralee) – Assemble 3pm.  Speaker: Tomas Sharkey

Monday 24th
Dún Laoghaire – Assemble 1.30pm at Casement Villas. Speaker: Mary Lou
McDonald
Roscommon (Loughglynn Cemetary) — Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Francie Molloy
Wexford (Enniscorthy) — Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Arthur Morgan
Monaghan (Scotstown) — Assemble 11am. Speaker: Eibhlín Glenholmes.
Westmeath (Athlone) — Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Mícheál MacDonncha
Monaghan (Clones) — Assemble 2:30pm. Speaker: Paul Hogan
Galway (Conamara) – Assemble 12noon. Speaker: Eoghan MacCormaic
Derry (Swatragh) – Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Matt Carthy
Armagh City – Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Michelle O’Neill

Tuesday 25th
Belfast (Ardoyne) — Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Martina Anderson


– Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Matt Carthy
Armagh City – Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Michelle O’Neill

Tuesday 25th
Belfast (Ardoyne) — Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Martina Anderson


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