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Collins/Griffith Commemoration

Sunday 16th August

93rd Annual Commemoration of Michael Collins & Arthur Griffith. 

This year's oration will be given by Mr. Conor Brady, former Editor of The Irish Times and columnist with The Sunday Times.

The Sliabh na mBan formed part of General Michael Collins' convoy which was ambushed on 22nd of August,1922 at Béal na mBláth in West Cork resulting in the tragic death of General Collins.

Music will be provided by 'Invincibles'

Running order:

12.00pm Arrival of Collins Griffith Society 

12.10 Welcome by George McCullough CEO Glasnevin Trust or John Green, Chairman, Glasnevin Trust

12.15 Flag raising at Sigerson Monument, Last post, Reveille

12.30 Wreath Laying at the grave of Arthur Griffith

Prayers led by Geraldine Dalton

Poetry Seamus Scally

12.45 Wreath Laying at the grave of Michael Collins

Prayers led by Geraldine Dalton

Poetry Seamus Scally

Graveside oration by Conor Brady

National Anthem

1.30pm Invited guests retire to the Museum for refreshments 

Museum Opening Times:

Closed until further notice.

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

How to book:

The best and quickest way to get your place booked in: 

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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.

For booking enquiries (groups of 11 or more):

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


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