1916 Easter Uprising - Flag Raising
Sunday, April 27th at 9:00 am, the Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day
Parade invites you to attend a Mass for Peace and a Flag Raising
commemorate the 98th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Uprising.
Following the Mass there will be a ceremony to honor the patriots of
1916 and the Hunger Strikers of 1981. This annual public ceremony serves
as a reminder to all ethnic groups that freedom and liberty carry a
high price. Local honorees are remembered in a roll call and the
original "Proclamation of Freedom" will be read.
Police and Fire Emerald Societies, as well as state
and local political officials, are encouraged to attend. Please call for
For information about the mass/ceremony, please contact event Chair
Joe Lynch at 203-483-4574 or email@example.com, or Margaret
Prendergast at firstname.lastname@example.org.