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Dublin - Event Notice
Saturday April 15 2006
01:00 AM

1916-2006 Easter Rising Commemoration

category dublin | history and heritage | event notice author Wednesday March 29, 2006 20:18author by DSF - Sinn Féinauthor email dublinsinnfein at eircom dot net Report this post to the editors

Sat. 15th April @ 1.30pm Garden of Remembrance

Dublin Sinn Féin 1916 Easter Commemoration

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The Dublin Sinn Féin Easter Commemoration takes place on Saturday 15th April @ 1.30pm Garden of Remembrance Parnell Square and marching to the GPO. The main speaker at the GPO is Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.

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author by thisbike...publication date Wed Mar 29, 2006 21:02Report this post to the editors

I'm not much of a shinner myself,but still this beats the Government farce.I feel solidarity with SF none the less,so I'll be there.

90 years on,the spirit lives on.

author by a person - anotherpublication date Thu Mar 30, 2006 00:51Report this post to the editors

will Sinn Fein still send its leading members to be seating among the elite dignatories for the Government Commemoration?

author by Curiouspublication date Thu Mar 30, 2006 19:15Report this post to the editors

Will there be an IRA colour party this year or have they been stood down as well?

author by Barrypublication date Fri Mar 31, 2006 18:24Report this post to the editors

Is this thing linking up with the free state one ?

author by Tank Girlpublication date Fri Mar 31, 2006 18:32Report this post to the editors

Of course. But its a surprise! It will be a Coup D'Etat. Flanked by AKM wielding Volunteers, Adams will eject Bertie from the VIP stand. He will introduce a grinning General De Chastelin as the Chief of Staff of the new combined Oglaigh na hEireann. Phil Flynn becomes Governor of the Central Bank and Slab is Minister for Cross Border Commerce.

author by linkerpublication date Fri Mar 31, 2006 18:32Report this post to the editors

Barry, they are now so linked in to the southern establishment - it IS (effectively) the Free State Commemoration!

author by Sharon - Individualpublication date Fri Mar 31, 2006 19:27Report this post to the editors

Whatever about what the Staters (above threads) are doing for Easter , a Republican Commemoration will be held on Easter Monday , 17 April next , when those attending will assemble at the Garden of Remembrance at 2 pm for the Parade to the GPO .

Leinster House , Stormont , Westminster and/or the British Embassy/Ambassador will not be present or represented .
Bertie has sent his apologises re his absence (signing more blank cheques , it seems) while Gerry , too , will be otherwise engaged (signing copies of his latest [13th?] book).
Irish Republicans , however , will be there !

Sharon .

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by Bpublication date Thu Apr 06, 2006 17:21Report this post to the editors

I'm getting really confused about these Marches would I be right in sayying this is what is happening on Easter Weekend
Saturday-SinnFein March
Sunday-Goverment Parade / Baldonnell March
Monday-R.S.F March

Would it not be better if all Republicains R.S.F ,Sinn Fein etc hold a counter March on the Sunday to show Republicain Solidarity and disgust with the Goverment hi-jacking Pearse and Connelly Mac Donagh etc.....Or will this put Gerry and Martin in an awkward position???

author by ?publication date Thu Apr 06, 2006 18:48Report this post to the editors

Maybe socialists should organise a counter-counter demonstration over the disgust at the republican hi-jacking of James Connolly. It certainly wouldn't put socialists in an awkward position.

author by Bpublication date Thu Apr 06, 2006 19:11Report this post to the editors

Eh was'nt James Connelly a republicain Socalist ?
So how is Republacian Socalists using him as an inspiration hi-jacking him??

author by Socialistpublication date Thu Apr 06, 2006 20:14Report this post to the editors

was a Marxist and an internationalist and was fundementally opposed to Sinn Fein and all forms of nationalism

author by Bpublication date Thu Apr 06, 2006 22:43Report this post to the editors

Yes James Connolly was a Marxist and an Internationalist but he also belivied in the Freedom of Ireland. And he disagreeed with sinn Fein's position at the time (as he would probabaly do today) as there leader Griffith wanted to establish a Dual Monarchy much like DeV wanted in favour of the Treaty..
So yes James was A Republicain

author by Realistpublication date Tue Apr 11, 2006 22:30Report this post to the editors

It is important not to forget the huge difference between Sinn Fein of now and the Sinn Fein of 1916. The organisations ideals are far from the ideals that Griffith had first invisaged.

author by the sheep - nonepublication date Wed Apr 12, 2006 12:23author email strasheep at hotmail dot comReport this post to the editors

lads and lassies,

can ye not just give the sniping and namecalling a rest and just come together to commemorate a bunch of lads who gave their lives in the name of irish freedom.
they werent fighting for partition or statesmanship or whatever else has happened to this country since. its not about celebrating the way the country is now, its about celebrating what our great grandfathers generation did for the country.

forget about yourself and your ideals for once and pay your respects

author by Joe Knoxvillepublication date Fri Apr 14, 2006 18:19Report this post to the editors

lets not forget one thing these men died for thir beliefs and we have them to thank for our lifestyle today
im not big in2 politics but il be there tomorrow this is not about polotis this is about remembering those brave men
that gave everything so we could be free from the opressors

author by chukkyarmaghpublication date Tue Apr 18, 2006 14:40author email timalloy1916 at msn dot comReport this post to the editors

To all those so called Republicans who failed to show for the parade in Armagh, shame on you, when Pearse called our brave fenian soldiers tot he fold to try and free our great country, nobody shirked their role. Only 30 to 40 people showed on easter monday to pay their respects to the brave soldiers of 1916, that was a disgrace, It was the oppurtunity to show the unionist council that the beleif in a united Ireland was still as strong as ever despite the stand down of oglaigh na hEirehann. On this year of the 90th anniversary of the rising it should have been the chance for armagh to show its support with our fenian comrades all round the 32 counties. You shirked your part in the patriot game, shame on you. The real republicans will never forget the sacrafice of 1916 and i just hope when it comes round to remembering our brave heroes who died for our country in the cages of long kesh, that you will be there in force. Or has the spirit of freedom died for good in irelands city of saints and scholars? Saoirse na hEirehann. Tiocfaidh ar la. 1916-2006 90 years of Irish resistance. Oglaigh na hEirehann for god and Ireland.

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author by Barrypublication date Tue Apr 18, 2006 17:52Report this post to the editors

Apparently a very good turn out , youngsters clashed with the PSNI at the start who were tryint to mess it about . Good turn out in Dublin Easter Sunday too . Hopefully Indymedia readers will get a piece with photgraphs on the 2 demos .

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