Celebrate 1916 and work for Irish unity
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has invited people to attend and support the events throughout the country over the coming weekend to commemorate the 92nd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.
He said 'the best way to celebrate the spirit of 1916 is for everyone committed to Irish re-unification to work together for that goal.'
More than 100 Easter Commemorations will take place throughout the country this weekend. Details of the main commemorations are listed below.
Mr. Adams said:
"This weekend hundreds of events, large and small, will take place throughout the country to mark the 92nd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. I want to invite people to attend and support these events.
"The best way to celebrate the spirit of Easter 1916 is for all of those who are committed to Irish reunification, regardless of party political affiliation, to work together to bring it about as soon as possible." ENDS
Main Sinn Féin Easter Commemorations 2008
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.
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
Waterford (Ardmore) - Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Martin Ferris
Armagh (Lurgan) - Assemble 2.30pm. Speaker: Carál Ní Cuilín
Kerry (Tralee) - Assemble 3pm. Speaker: Tomas Sharkey
Dún Laoghaire - Assemble 1.30pm at Casement Villas. Speaker: Mary LouMcDonald
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
Belfast (Ardoyne) - Assemble 2pm. Speaker: Martina Anderson