1916 Easter Rising Commemoration: April 15th, 2017
Every Year, the Irish Cultural Center hosts the “1916 Easter Rebellion Commemoration” presented by Jim Daugherty. Jim’s multimedia presentation features live music, historical perspectives, and reflections on the causes and outcomes of the 1916 Easter Rising. This moving multimedia journey featuring live ballads, music, readings and poetry presented in historical context .
Part 1 starts in ancient Ireland and is focused on the causes and events leading up to the 1916 Easter Monday Rising/Rebellion.
Part 2 begins with a reading of Poblacht na H Eireann, the proclamation of the Irish Republic, follows the rising through Dublin and the rest of Ireland as it unfolded, and ends by examining the legacy of the Rising.