Centenary of Easter Rising: Australian connections


The reading of the Proclamation at Dublin’s GPO

Event: Centenary of Easter Rising: Australian connections

Where: Brian Boru Room, Celtic Club, 316 Queen Street, Melbourne

When:  Saturday 19th March 2016 at 2.00 pm 

Cost: Free entry

Further information: Celtic Club; ph: 9670 6472; or valnoone@iinet.net.au;

Val Noone


Elizabeth Malcolm – Overview of the Rising

Phil Cleary – Cousin Máire Cleary in Cumann na mBan

Maureen Rouse – My father John Delaney in the Tullamore incident

Gerry Halliday – Aunt Brigid Thornton, medical student, interned

Sinéad Brady – Patrick Rankin, cycled from Newry to the GPO

Roseleen Healy – Grandfather Bernard Keogh, veteran of Frongoch

Alice Shirreff – Uncle Nicholas Newport from Wexford

Eamon Naughton – Uncle who died in Flanders at the time

Frances Devlin Glass – Mystery about grandfather’s past

Peter Kiernan – Esmond Kiernan, a republican in Melbourne 1916

Open forum.

  • The film, Mise Eire will be shown at 4.00 pm.