Ceremonial

Remembering and Honouring those who took part.

An extensive programme of formal commemorative events, focused on remembering and honouring those who took part in the Easter Rising, and especially those who gave their lives.

Project Location Date
Restoration of the original 1916 Enniscorthy Irish Volunteers Battalion Flag – The flag will be displayed in the Athenaeum 1916 exhibition that opens later in the year. Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Friday, 8 January 2016
Ceremony and parade to commemorate all Wexford men and women who took part in the 1916 Rising. Ferns Castle, Ferns, Co. Wexford. Sunday, 6 March 2016, 3:00pm
Flag Presentation Ceremony – A national flag will be presented to every post-primary school in the country. Croke Park, Dublin. Monday, 7 March 2016
Proclamation Day – This is the day when every school in the country is invited to share the results of their Proclamation for a New Generation, and all other creative projects relating to 1916 that the student body have developed. Nationwide Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Co. Wexford Easter Monday Commemoration – Nationwide synchronised wreath-laying ceremony with associated parade and celebrations. Abbey Square, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Easter Monday, 28 March 2016
Ceremony officially re-opening the Athenaeum, headquarters of the Irish Volunteers in Enniscorthy during Easter Week 2016. Castle Street, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. TBC, April 2016
Unveiling of the Patriots’ Flag, the largest tricolour to be flown in Ireland, in a military ceremony. Abbey Square, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Weds., 27 April 2016, 3:00pm
Presentation of certificates to the relatives of the Irish Volunteers and Cumann na mBan who took part in the 1916 Rising in Enniscorthy. Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Weds., 27 April 2016
Ceremony dedicating a Memorial Garden to all Wexford men and women who took part in the 1916 Rising. Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Sunday, 1 May 2016
Ceremony to Commemorate Michael O’Hanrahan, born in New Ross an active Irish Volunteer in 1916 who was executed in Dublin. Brennan’s Lane off South St., New Ross, Co. Wexford. May 2016
Unveiling of a special commissioned portrait in memory of Michael O’Hanrahan together with details of his life. O’Hanrahan Station, Wexford, Co. Wexford. Saturday, 25 June 2016
Ceremony to Commemorate Robert “Bob” Brennan, an Irish Volunteer leader in Co. Wexford in 1916, who later was appointed Ireland’s First Plenipotentiary (Ambassador) to the USA in 1938. Wexford Town TBC

 

 

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