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COUNTY MONAGHAN 1916 COMMEMORATIONS ENTER PLANNING STAGES

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14 Feb 2015 Comments Off on COUNTY MONAGHAN 1916 COMMEMORATIONS ENTER PLANNING STAGES
COUNTY MONAGHAN 1916  COMMEMORATIONS ENTER PLANNING STAGES

Preliminary consideration of the planning of events in Co Monaghan to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 rising formed a subject of discussion at the February meeting of Monaghan Co Council. Debate was engendered by correspondence to the local authority from Cavan/Monaghan Fine Gael TD Heather Humphreys in her capacity as Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Deputy Humphreys stated: “I am writing to you in relation to Ireland 2016, a major national initiative to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising, when we will reflect on our past, ...