1916 Easter Rising Commemoration

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To mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, there are a series of events in Luxembourg

Saturday 16 April 2016

GAA tournament in Hostert featuring 12 teams, the tournament is the first round of the European Hurling and Camogie championships.   This is an all day event and a great opportunity to see an ancient sport. See flier below, more information on www.Luxgaa.lu

Hurling 2016

Entrance free.

The day will round off with a music session in the Blackstuff from 21:00 on.


Wednesday 20 April 2016

Lecture by Dr Fearghal McGarry in the Salle de Fêtes of the European School, Kirchberg.   Dr McGarry is a lecturer in Queens University Belfast and the author of “The Rising, Easter 1916”.

Doors open 19:00, the lecture will be preceded by an exhibition of Irish music and dance and followed by a reception hosted by the Irish Ambassador.

Can you please contact 1916lecturelux@gmail.com to confirm attendance so we can arrange catering adequately.

Entrance free.


Sunday 24 April 2016

The Cinematheque (Place du Theatre, L-2613 Luxembourg) will show the film “1916 The Irish Rebellion”, narrated by Liam Neeson.   The film will run at 17:00, space is limited, tickets may be booked in advance via the cinematheque.

Cinematheque link


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