State Ceremony

12:40pm Introduction to the State Commemoration by M.C.

Welcoming Remarks by Cllr. Paddy Kavanagh, Cathaoirleach, Enniscorthy Municipal District.

Keynote address.

13:00pm M.C. to set out ceremonial elements.
13:03pm Reading of the Proclamation by a member of the Defence Forces.
13:10pm Wreath-laying Ceremony:

  • One wreath on behalf of the Irish Government, and one on behalf of the people of County Wexford
  • A minute’s silence
  • A lone Piper’s Lament
  • The Last Post played by a bugler from the Defence Forces
  • Raising of the National Flag by the Defence Forces
  • Reveille played by a bugler from the Defence Forces
  • The National Anthem played by the military band with Air Corps fly past