Good Friday 25th March 2016
Sinn Fein are organising a “major rally to celebrate the lives of the executed leaders and role of the Irish diaspora in the Rising”. They are assembling at 12pm at Kilmainham Gaol and marching to Arbour Hill where party leader Gerry Adams will address the crowd.
Saturday 26th March
Meeting at Liberty Hall at 11am, Sinn Fein are co-ordinating an ‘Irish Citizen Army’ parade that will march to the Wolfe Tone monument at St. Stephen’s Green.
The Seán Heuston 1916 Society’s main centenary parade is meeting at the GPO at 12pm and marching to Arbour Hill
The Irish Republican Socialist Party are assembling at 12.30pm at Liberty Hall for their main centenary march.
Eirigi are holding a wreath laying ceremony at Mount Street Bridge at 2pm.
On Saturday night, the North Inner City Folklore Project are launching a new 1916 history book in Lloyds Bar on Amiens Street.
Sunday 27th March
The Irish State parade begins at St. Stephen’s Green at 10am, pausing for the wreath-laying ceremony at the GPO at noon, and concluding at Bolton Street at approximately 3pm. This event is open to the public who will be able to view the parade all along the parade route. Large screens will also be available to assist viewing.
Sinn Fein’s main 2016 parade in Dublin is meeting at 1.30pm at Berkeley Road Church in Phibsboro marching to the 1916 plot in Glasnevin Cemetery. Mary Lou McDonald TD is the key note speaker.
Easter Monday 28th March
RTÉ’s major ‘Reflecting The Rising‘ is a city-wide event taking place between 11am – 6pm involving a huge range of “talks, exhibitions, live music, theatrical performances, special films, interactive activities and family entertainment”.
Musical highlights include Lisa O’Neill, Kíla, Mick Flannery and co. performing on stage at Lower Fitzwilliam Street. As well as Sharon Shannon, The High Kings, The Celtic Tenors and co. on O’Connell Street.
Also, the North Inner City Folklore Project are unveiling a plaque to Sean MacDermott street. Meeting at Liberty Hall at 12pm.