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 

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