Two station events to commemorate Thomas Clarke and John MacBride
WhenSaturday, May 14, 2016, 11:00
Two special events will be hosted to remember Thomas Clarke and John MacBride, after whom Dundalk and Drogheda Stations were renamed in 1966.
The events are part of Iarnród Éireann's 1916 commemoration programme, in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy, OPW and Ireland 2016. Please note that the events will take place at two different locations:
- Clarke Station, Dundalk, Saturday 14 May at 11am
The event will be addressed by the Cathaoirleach of Louth County Council, Cllr Peter Savage and Helen Litton, historian and author.
- MacBride Station, Drogheda, Saturday 14 May at 2pm
The event will be addressed by the Mayor of Drogheda, Cllr Paul Bell and Anthony J. Jordan, historian and biographer of John MacBride.
Light refreshments will be served. All welcome.
Thomas Clarke and John MacBride feature in our recent publication 1916 Portraits and Lives, edited by James Quinn and Lawrence White, and illustrated by David Rooney.
Future station events:
- 21 May - Pearse Station, Dublin
- 21 May - Connolly Station, Dublin
- 28 May - Heuston Station, Dublin
- 11 June - Casement Station, Tralee
- 17 June - Ceannt Station, Galway
- 25 June - Plunkett Station, Waterford
- 5 July - Mallin Station, Dun Laoghaire
- 9 July - O'Hanrahan Station, Wexford
- 16 July - Daly Station, Bray
- 25 July - MacDiarmada Station, Sligo
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