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Sunday 21st August 2016 at 12 noon 

94th Annual Commemoration of General Michael Collins & President Arthur Griffith - 21st August

You are invited to attend the 94th Annual Commemoration of General Michael Collins & President Arthur Griffith which will take place at their burial places in Glasnevin Cemetery on Sunday 21st August at 12 noon. 

This year's oration will be delivered by Mr. Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Social Protection.

The Commemoration is being organised in conjunction with Glasnevin Trust and the Defence Forces. The Commemoration will be preceded by mass at Berkeley Road Church at 10.30am.

Running Order:

12.00pm        Arrival of Collins/Griffith Commemoration Society & invited guests
 
12.10pm        Welcome by Glasnevin Trust followed by

  •       Reveille
  •       Last post

12.15pm        Flag raised at Sigerson Monument 
 
12.20pm        Colour party form-up and led by piper, dignitaries & guests to the grave of President Arthur Griffith.
 
12.25pm        Arrival at grave of President Arthur Griffith
 
Welcome by Eddie Nolan, Chairman of Collins/Griffith Commemoration Society
 
Blessing of Graves by Defence Forces Chaplain 
 
Prayers led by Geraldine Dalton
 
Wreath laid at the grave of President Arthur Griffith
 
Wreath laid on the grave of Eamon Duggan
 
Followed by Minutes Silence
 
Introduction of Seamus Scally by William Lavelle
 
Reading by Seamus Scally
 
12.40pm        Colour Party departs for grave of General Michael Collins, followed by dignitaries & guests
 
12.45pm        Arrival at grave of General Michael Collins
 
Blessing of Graves by Defence Forces Chaplain  
 
Prayers led by Geraldine Dalton
 
Wreath laid on the grave of General Michael Collins
 
Introduction of Seamus Scally by William Lavelle
 
Reading by Seamus Scally
 
12.55pm        Graveside oration by Minister Leo Varadkar TD
 
Followed by Minutes Silence
 
Followed by National Anthem
 
13.20pm        Commemoration concludes, guests invited to the Museum Building for refreshments.
 

Museum Opening Times:

Closed until further notice.

The Tower Café - 10 am - 4 pm - daily. 

How to book:

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When you get to the ticket page, you will see a selection of the different tickets we offer. Simply select the appropriate ticket from this selection and complete the booking process.

We offer special concession rates for service users.  Accompanying carers receive complimentary admission.  Please contact 01 882 6550 for further details.

Email
For booking enquiries (groups of 11 or more):
booking@glasnevintrust.ie

Phone
Discuss your group booking with our Bookings Coordinator:
+353 1 882 6570

 

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