Sean Mac Diarmada centenary commemoration
Details for the Sean Mac Diarmada centenary commemoration
Guest speaker will be Mary Lou McDonald TD
People are encouraged to wear period dress if possible.
Friday 6th of May
• 5:30 pm Opening of weekend at Sean Mac Diarmada cottage
• 7 pm Lecture in Heritage Centre: Leitrim’s Republican Story, Cormac Ó Suilleabhain
• 8 pm to late – Sean Mac Diarmada Boxing Club tournament; Kiltyclogher Community Centre
Saturday 7th of May
• 1916 Rising Tribute Concert, 8:30 pm, Kiltyclogher Community Centre
Sunday 8th of May
• 11:15 am, Mass in memory of Sean Mac Diarmada, St Patrick’s church, Kiltyclogher
• The annual parade will take place at 2.30pm from Straduffy Cross. The Main speaker at this year’s event will be Mary Lou Mc Donald TD Vice President Sinn Fein before a special wreath laying ceremony. The committee welcomes all visitors to dress in 1916 attire and join the Irish volunteers and marching bands parading to the village.