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Easter Events @ Glasnevin Museum


To commemorate the 97th anniversary of the Easter Rising Glasnevin Trust is running a series of events over the Holiday period.

Wednesday 27th of March @ 7.30pm

History Ireland Hedge School
Fusilier or Volunteer:
Whom should we commemorate?
Speakers: Shane Mac Thomáis (Glasnevin Trust), Robert Ballagh (Artist),
Edward Madigan (CWGC Historian) & Roisín Higgins (Boston College).

Friday 29th of March @2.30pm

Easter Tours Of Ireland’s Necropolis Glasnevin Cemetery with Shane MacThomais
and reenactments of Elizabeth O’Farrell’s account of the surrender of the 1916
Rebellion.

Saturday 30th of March @ 2.30pm

Easter Tours Of Ireland’s Necropolis Glasnevin Cemetery with Shane MacThomais
and reenactments of Elizabeth O’Farrell’s account of the surrender of the 1916
Rebellion.

Sunday 31st March @ 9.30am

Flag raising Ceremony, to honor the originators of the National Flag &
Anthem of the Republic Of Ireland who are interred in Glasnevin Cemetery.

Edward Hollywood (1814-1873): Silk weaver and member of the three-man
delegation that returned to Ireland from France in 1848 with the first Irish
tricolor. Peadar Kearney (1883-1942): Republican and songwriter who wrote the
lyrics to Amhrán na bhFiann in 1907. Wreaths will also be laid at both men’s
graves.

Sunday 31st of March @ 2.30pm

Easter Tours Of Ireland’s Necropolis Glasnevin Cemetery with Shane MacThomais
and reenactments of Elizabeth O’Farrell’s account of the surrender of the 1916
Rebellion.

Monday 1st April @ 2.30pm

Easter Tours Of Ireland’s Necropolis Glasnevin Cemetery with Shane MacThomais
and reenactments of Elizabeth O’Farrell’s account of the surrender of the 1916
Rebellion.