Sinn Féin 1916 events

Galway Sinn Féin will hold a number of ceremonies across Galway city and county to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising.

A wreath laying ceremony will take place on Easter Saturday at 6pm at the Joe Howley statue in Oranmore. Anna Marley will be the main speaker at this event.

On Easter Sunday at 1pm a commemoration will take place at the monument in Castlegar with Galway City East candidate Martin Concannon giving the main oration.

The main Galway city commemoration will occur at the Liam Mellows statue in Eyre Square at 3pm. Arthur Morgan TD will be the guest speaker.

On Easter Monday Gráinne MhicGheidigh will give the main oration at 12 noon, Ros Muc at Teach an Piarsaigh. A wreath laying ceremony will take place in the Ard Bear cemetery at 2.30pm with Connemara candidate Kenneth Coyne giving the main address.

The commemoration at Thomas Whelan’s statue in Clifden will take place at 3pm with Gráinne MhicGheidigh speaking at this event.

At 5pm on Easter Monday a small ceremony will take place at Tullycross graveyard with Kenneth Coyne being the main speaker.


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