Welcome to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Anzac Day

Dedication of six VC commemoration paving stones at Glasnevin Cemetery Cross of Sacrifice

100th anniversary of ANZAC- Irish Divisions landings at Gallipoli

Order of events

8.45am   Assembly at the Cross of Sacrifice, Glasnevin Cemetery

8.55am  Ceremonial in position at Cross of Sacrifice 

  • Dublin Fusiliers Association
  • Munster Fusiliers Association
  • British legion
  • Enniskillen Fusiliers 

9.00am   Welcome by John Green, Chairman, Glasnevin Trust

9.05am   ANZAC response - Australian Ambassador

9.10am  Wreath laying at Cross of Sacrifice to remember all of those who perished in the Gallipoli campaign 

9.30am   Rendering of citations/short biography of each of the six VC recipients by Conor Dodd.

9.40am   Unveiling of VC Stones

1.     Lieut. George Roupell, Royal Irish Fusiliers 20/4/15

2.     C.S.M. Frederick Hall, 8th Battalion (Winnipeg Rifles) Canadian Expeditionary Force 24/4/15

3.     Pte. William Kenealy, Lancashire Fusiliers 25/4/15

4.     Cpl. William Cosgrove, Royal Munster Fusiliers 26/4/15

5.     Capt. Gerald O' Sullivan, Royal Innisklling Fusiliers 1-2/7/15

6.     Sgt. James Somers, Royal Innisklling Fusiliers 1-2/7/15

9.50am   Minutes Silence

9.51am   The Last Post

9.53am   Reveille

MC to announce the conclusion of the ceremony & say a word of thanks. Invite guests to museum for refreshments.

All welcome.

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