British queen’s state visit – Alternative events

Tuesday 17th May


11.30am: Wreath-laying ceremony by relatives’ campaign Justice for the Forgotten at the Talbot Street memorial, opposite Connolly Rail Station.

Everyone is welcome but the families have asked for no posters or banners.


To coincide with the British queen’s visit to the Garden of Remembrance in Parnell Square, Sinn Féin will simultaneously release 1,000 black balloons.


Afternoon: Sinn Féin Private Members Time in Dáil to raise Dublin/Monaghan bombings.

8pm Sinn Féin vigil at Dáil to support the Sinn Féin TDs.


Event in Monaghan to remember Dublin/Monaghan bombings.

Wednesday 18th May


Sinn Féin candlelight vigil at 8pm at the Famine Monument opposite the IFSC at the Liffey Wall.

Debate on Sinn Féin Dáil motion on Dublin/Monaghan bombings will conclude.

Thursday 19th May


Dublin Remembers the ’81 Hunger Strike – Evening of reminiscences by Dublin republicans active during the Hunger Strike period: songs, poetry and readings from The Diary of Bobby Sands. Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, at 9pm. Táille €5.

Friday 20th May


Celebration of Republicanism on Sullivan’s Quay, 11am to 3pm.

From An Phoblacht / Republican News
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