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Coiste Comóradh Éirí Amach na Casca 1916-2016

27th February 2016, Skycourt, Shannon Town Centre

  

Fáilte roimh cách chuig ceilliúradh Éirí Amach 1916, le ceol agus taispeántas I mBaile na Sionna (Skycourt), ar an Satharn 27ú Feabhra ag 12.00 meánlae. Seo tús le Clár Bliana Comórtha. Beidh fógraí ar imeachtaí eile ar fail níos déanaí.

Coiste Comóradh Éirí Amach 1916-2016 is a Shannon Voluntary Community Initiative formed to organise and carry out Centenary Commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising. The group is a collaboration between long established organisations based in Shannon, namely Club na Sionna, Dúchas na Sionna, Shannon Archaeological & Historical Society, Glór na nGael, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí na Sionna, Conradh na Gaeilge, Wolfe Tones na Sionna and the Tidy Towns Committee.

A year long programme of commemorative events begins on Saturday 27th February in Skycourt with a celebration of the Easter Rising 1916 interpreted through music, song, prose, poetry and dance . The event marks the opening of a display in Unit A16, Dromoland Mall, Skycourt initiated and organised by Dúchas na Sionna, one of the Coiste Comóradh Éirí Amach 1916-2016 partner groups. The opening will be conducted by Councillor P.J. Ryan, Cathaoirleach of Shannon Municipal Authority and the display will feature posters that commemorate the Rising in addition to highlighting some of the projects of Dúchas na Sionna and other Coiste Comóradh Partners. The display will remain open for two weeks in March.

A year long programme of commemorative events begins on Saturday 27th February in Skycourt with a celebration of the Easter Rising 1916 interpreted through music, song, prose, poetry and dance . The event marks the opening of a display in Unit A16, Dromoland Mall, Skycourt initiated and organised by Dúchas na Sionna, one of the Coiste Comóradh Éirí Amach 1916-2016 partner groups. The opening will be conducted by Councillor P.J. Ryan, Cathaoirleach of Shannon Municipal Authority and the display will feature posters that commemorate the Rising in addition to highlighting some of the projects of Dúchas na Sionna and other Coiste Comóradh Partners. The display will remain open for two weeks in March.

The Opening Ceremony begins at 12.00 noon and is expected to finish at 2.00 pm. It will be held in the area in front of the allocated unit close to the bottom of the escalator in Skycourt.

A line up of singers, musicians, dancers and readers will present a programme of traditional music and dance, commemorative and contemporary poetry and songs, with the story of the Rising being narrated throughout.



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