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Proclamation Ceremony at Carnmore CrossLocals pay tribute to their brave ancestors and the events of 1916 with a ceremony at Carnmore Cross

Posted by on Sunday, 27 March 2016

A large crowd assembled at Carnmore Cross on Easter Sunday morning, 27th March 2016 at 8am. The tricolour was raised by Ann Bannon, daughter of the late Sinn Féin Councillor Paddy Ruane and granddaughter of Tom Ruane, leader of the Carnmore Volunteers. She was accompanied by her cousins former Kerry football star Ger O’Keefe, his brother Tony and Tom Leonard.

Noel Grealish TD, grandson of Volunteer Jamer Peter Grealish, delivered the oration and the Proclamation was read by Gerard Feeney. George Glynn, grandson of George Glynn, Company Quartermaster, organised the event and Master of Ceremonies was Fianna Fáil Cllr Malachy Noone. Relatives of the Carnmore, Claregalway and Castlegar brigades of the Volunteers were present as were Cllr Jim Cuddy and two former Mayors of Galway, Val Hanley and Martin Quinn.

For more photos from the event see our Facebook album here.

A huge crowd attended the Proclamation ceremony at Carnmore Cross this morning for a reading of the Proclamation and the raising of the Irish Tricolour.

Posted by on Sunday, 27 March 2016