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Dublin Calendar of Events - Easter 1916-2006

4 April, 2006


Friday 31st March -- Launch of 12 page Special Easter Commemorative Edition of Dublin News. 110,000 copies will be delivered door-to-door between now and Easter.

Thursday, 6th April - Relaunch of James Connolly's "Socialism Made Easy".
Cobblestone Bar, Smithfield, 8pm
Speakers -- Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD, Cllr Larry O'Toole and Noel Murphy, National Secretary IWU. Traditional music and ballads and readings from Socialism Made Easy.

Friday, 7th April -- Ballymun Sinn Féin Easter Function
Penthouse Bar, Ballymun with music by the Irish Brigade
Doors open at 8.30pm and Táille - €8

Sunday, 9th April -- 1916 Historical Walking Tour As Gaeilge. Meeting at GPO @ 12.00pm.

Sunday, 9th April -- Showing of Hunger Strike film H3 to coincide with 25th anniversary of Bobby Sands' election as MP for Fermanagh -- South Tyrone
Irish Film Centre, Eustace Street, Temple Bar at 2.30pm
Former H-Block prisoners' speakers
Táille - €5

Monday 10th April -- Dublin Launch of the Easter Lily
Central plinth at the GPO, 12.00pm

Monday, 10th April -- Public Meeting -- Countess Markievicz Memorial Lecture
Theme: Women and the Irish Revolution
Madison Bar Rathmines, 8pm
Speaker: Martina Anderson ex-POW

Tuesday, 11th April -- 3rd Annual James Connolly Memorial Lecture
Theme: 1916-1981 The Unbroken Connection
Speakers: Former hunger striker Dr Laurence McKeown and Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD
Wynns Hotel, Abbey Street at 8pm

Wednesday, 12th April -- Showing of the play, "The Blanket"
Ar an Phlúid, (On The Blanket) tells the story of the Blanket protest from the perspective of one man — Kieran Nugent, the first H-Block prisoner to refuse to wear a prison uniform after the ending of political status in March 1976.
ATGWU Hall Middle Abbey Street
Táille - €10

Friday, 14th April -- 1916 Walking Tour. Meeting at GPO at 12.00pm

Friday, 14th April -- Arbour Hill Commemoration.
Assemble at 2.30pm at the gates of Arbour Hill Cemetery.

Friday, 14th April -- Annual Hunger Strike Memorial Trophy 5 a side Soccer tournament
Eamonn Ceannt Park, Sundrive Road, Crumlin at 12.00pm.
Contact 086 8694689 for further details

Saturday 15th April -- Unveiling of Plaque to Fian Seán Healy -- aged 14 killed during Easter Week 1916 -- assemble @ 11am at Doyles Corner, Phibsboro

Saturday 15th April -- Annual Ballyfermot Republican Easter Commemoration
assembling at 11am at Upper Ballyfermot Road (Sinn Féin Office) and march to Countess Markievicz Park.

Saturday, 15th April -- Annual Republican Easter Commemoration
Assemble at 1.30pm at the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square
Speaker: Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP

Saturday, 15th April -- Annual Sinn Féin Átha Cliath Dinner Dance
Royal Dublin Hotel, O'Connell Street, 8pm
Contact 01-8726100 for tickets

Sunday, 16th April -- Wreath laying ceremony at Glasnevin Cemetery
Assemble at 11.00am at the gates of Glasnevin Cemetery.

Sunday, 16th April -- Annual Eamonn Ceantt Crumlin Republican Easter Commemoration
Assemble at 3.00pm at Errigal Field (back of Childrens Hospital) and march to Eamonn Ceannt Park.
Refreshments afterwards in the Transport Club.

Monday, 17th April -- Annual Dún Laoghaire Republican Easter Commemoration
Assemble at 2.30pm at Bakers Corner and march to Deansgrange Cemetery

Monday, 17th April -- Annual Asgard Howth Republican Easter Commemoration
Assemble at 3.00pm at the East Pier

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