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IRELAND 1916 CENTENARY PROGRAMME IN COUNTY WEXFORD

               State and Local Ceremonial



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               EASTER MONDAY – 28  March, 2016
               The highlight of the County Wexford 1916 Centenary Programme was the State
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               Ceremonial event in Enniscorthy on Easter Monday, 28  March 2016. This
               ceremony formed part of wreath-laying commemorative events that took place
               simultaneously at seven locations in Dublin, as well as in Ashbourne, Co. Meath;
               Athenry, Co. Galway; Cork, and Enniscorthy Co. Wexford to mark the centenary of
               the 1916 Rising. These locations mark where significant action took place during the
               Rising.


               Over 15,000 people attended the Enniscorthy event, which was project managed by
               Wexford County Council with a commemoration parade of over 1,000 participants
               led by the Defence Forces and local dignitaries and included over 600 relatives of
               1916 participants from County Wexford. The State wreath-laying ceremony was
               conducted by the Defence Forces in the Abbey Square, Enniscorthy.




















































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