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Rising in the Union!

Irish Republic

The Fountain Resource Group in Cooperation with St James Church Presents
Rising in the Union!

• An exhibition chronicling day by day the events of Easter 1916 in the South Dublin Union, the Mendicity, Marrowbone Lane Distillery and the Rialto area.
• The exhibition will also tell the grander narrative of the Rising, its build up and aftermath and feature pieces about those who led the revolution locally.
• Replica uniforms, arms, flags for the different revolutionary organisations and photographs will adorn the Hall.
• A movie produced and acted by our local Fountain Youth Project will give real accounts of the action from witness statements gathered.
• The Real Chalice and Ciborium used by all the leaders prior to their execution will be available to view
• The actual register containing Joseph Mary Plunkett and Grace Gifford as well as Eamonn Ceannt and Francis Mary O’Brennan, wedding details will be displayed.
• There will be a tour leaving twice daily around the area providing a narrative of what happened where.
The exhibition starts Easter Thursday, the 31st of March and runs 9am – 5pm (10am on Sundays) to  May 7th.

Location: St James Parochial Hall and Church

Admission is Free!

One Response

  1. Michele Macnamara says:

    Could you please tell me at what time the tours take place. Many thanks.

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