1916 Easter Uprising Commemoration Event Information
Dear Friends of the Rockland County AOH,
Final plans are now underway for the 1916 Easter Rising commemoration here in Rockland County. We would again like to make you aware of our plans:
Friday, April 22nd, 2016: Hibernian House and Division 3 will be hosting a Rambling night of music and poetry at Hibernian House, 26 Railroad Avenue, Pearl River, N.Y. A flyer for the night is attached!
Saturday, April 23rd, 2016: A bus will be departing from the Pearl River Hilton to attend the National AOH/LAOH Easter Rising commemoration at the St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC. The bus will be leaving Pearl River at 11:30 a.m. and will be returning back to Rockland County at 3:15 p.m. The bus again will be departing New York City at 6:30 p.m. for the return trip to Rockland County. The cost of the bus is $ 20 per person.
Saturday, April 23rd, 2016: Our friends at Irish Northern Aid will be holding their 1916 Commemoration Dinner at Leonard’s of Great Neck at 7 p.m. For further information, please contact Brian Pearson at 845-825-0800.
Sunday, April 24th, 2016: Buses will depart from the Pearl River Hilton to the GAA fields in time for mass to begin at 10:30 a.m. Immediately following mass, we will hold our ceremony at the GAA fields with a reading of the 1916 Proclamation and procession of various Irish groups. A luncheon will follow at the Pearl River Hilton at 2:00 p.m. The cost for the luncheon is $ 40 per person. Please see attached form to make reservations.
Finally, The Bobby Sands chapter of Irish Northern Aid will be honoring National AOH President, Brendan Moore and Chairman of Structure Tone, Jim Donaghy on Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at the Pearl River Elks. All proceeds from the journal are being donated to the Rockland 1916 Commemoration Committee. Please see attached flyer regarding the journal and social that follows.
Please see attached flyer to make reservations for the weekend.