County Wexford 1916 Centenary Commemorative Programme

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Literature of 1916 – A four-part course covering drama, poetry, prose, and song written about 1916, delivered by Marie Duffin. County Library, Wexford, Co. Wexford. 7 & 14 May 2016, 11:00am
Blood on the Rose – A recitation of 1916-inspired poems and songs in English and Irish from Everlasting Voices. Enniscorthy Library, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Thursday, 12 May 2016, 7:00pm
The 1916 Song Project – A research and performance project from Michael Fortune and Aileen Lambert featuring a programme of 1916-inspired traditional music. The Athenaeum, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Saturday, 14 May 2016, 8:00pm
Unveiling of a portrait in memory of Michael O’Hanrahan together with details of his life. O’Hanrahan Station, Wexford, Co. Wexford. Saturday, 25 June 2016
Neal Rooney lectures on the Battle of the Somme, which occurred shortly after the Rising and claimed the lives of thousands of Irish. These two events were key to the foundation of the competing narratives of post-1916 nationalism and unionism. Bunclody Library, Millwood, Carrigduff, Bunclody, Co. Wexford. Thursday, 25 August 2016, 7:00pm

Please note that applications for commemorative certificates are closed.

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The County Wexford 1916 Centenary Commemorative Programme aims to be respectful of the past and inspiring for the future. Let us proudly commemorate the 1916 Rising with the complete absence of misgivings.

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