Friday, April 22, 2016

Mayor Morse Hosts Centenary Celebration

Mayor Morse Hosts Centenary Celebration

Contact: Heather Ducharme 413-322-5510

Mayor Alex Morse, The Ancient Order of Hibernians - James A. Curran Division One and The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians of Hampden/Hampshire Counties invites the public to a Centenary Celebration of the 1916 Rising in Ireland. A flag raising ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 23rdat 1:00 PM in front of City Hall in honor of the Centenary Celebration.

This is the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising in Ireland that took place mostly in Dublin, Ireland with over 1,000 rebels occupying prominent buildings in the city to resist British rule. On this day, we would like to remember the men and women who made extraordinary sacrifices for their independence from the British Empire.

This event is free and open to the public.

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