first_imgThe North’s Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, will be the main speaker at the county’s main Easter Commemoration in Drumboe.A spokesperson for the committee said “Thousands of people are expected to attend commemorations in towns and villages across Donegal this weekend.“The Drumboe Commemoration Committee wishes to invite everyone in the county to join in our commemorations, celebrate 1916 and remember all those who have given their lives in pursuit of Irish freedom. “We are delighted to announce that Martin McGuinness will be the main speaker at the Drumboe Commemoration on Sunday. Martin, who has strong connections to Donegal, has dedicated his life to republicanism and is recognised worldwide as a leader in the Irish struggle for freedom. As such, we expect a huge turnout at this year’s march.“It is important that we pay tribute to all of those brave men and women who gave their lives. Easter weekend is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made by so many and rededicate ourselves to the legitimate and achievable goal or Irish Unity.”The following is a list of all ceremonies taking place across Co Donegal this weekend.DRUMBOE (Countywide) EASTER COMMEMORATION Main Speaker : Martin McGuinness MP MLAFall in Johnstons Corner, Stranorlar 3pmLetterkenny CommemorationAughhashinan Graveyard Easter Sunday 11amIn Memory Vol. Timothy McGarry Speaker : Cllr. Mick Quinn & Gerry McMonagleGlencolmcille CommemorationGlen, Easter Sunday 11.30amSpeaker: Cllr. Michael Mc Mahon Inishowen/Buncrana CommemorationAssemble Cockhill Park, Buncrana 12 noonMarch to Cockhill CemeterySpeaker: Cllr. Jack Murray.Vol. Damian Mc Fadden CommemorationDrumoghill Graveyard Easter Sunday 12 NoonSpeaker: Cllr Gerry Mc MonagleCastlefin CommemorationThe Diamond, Castlefin Easter Sunday 12 NoonSpeaker, Cllr Cora HarveyGweedore CommemorationDerrybeg Chapel Easter Sunday 12.15pmSpeaker: Grainne Mhic Geidigh. Udaras Na GaeltachtaDrumkeen Wreath LayingH-Block Memorial Easter Sunday 6pmDonegal TownClar Graveyard,Wreath LayingEaster Sunday, 10amEASTER MONDAYCarrigart CommemorationEaster Monday 12.30pmAssemble at Parochial Hall Kevin Brady Commemoration,Speaker: Padraig Mac Lochlainn TD Mennaleck, Crolly,Rosses Martyrs Commemoration,Fanad CommemorationKildrum Easter Monday 3pmSpeaker; Padraig Mc Lochlainn TDPettigo CommemorationEaster Monday 3pmSpeaker: Cllr Michael Mc MahonMARTIN MCGUINNESS TO SPEAK AT DONEGAL EASTER CEREMONY was last modified: April 2nd, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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