Mission Statement: To Create, Operate and Encourage Meaningful Commemorations
of the 1916 Rising and Other Events in Ireland and Overseas

Belfast National Launch of 1916 programme.

The Belfast launch of Sinn Féin’s National programme of events to mark the upcoming centenary of the 1916 rising. On Friday 20th March at Clifton House North Belfast before a large attendance including relatives of Winifrid Carney and Charlie Monahan, Bartle D’Arcy Sinn Féin National 1916 Co-ordinator outlined the main national events and Tom Hartley Belfast Chairman gave details of the key Belfast events planned including erecting a statue of James Connolly on the Falls Road.

Addressed by the joint First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA , Minister for Culture Carál Ní Chuilín MLA and Gerry Kelly MLA the event was an historic occasion with an original 1916 Proclamation present as well as Michael Collin’s revolver courtesy of the Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation.