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1916 COMMEMORATIONS

Friday Evening, 19 February 2016:

AMBASSADOR'S RESIDENCE (291 Park Road, Rockcliffe Park, Ottawa):
                               19:00: Reception, Investiture of the President of  Oireachtas Gaeilge Cheanada

 

Saturday, 20 February 2016:

AMBASSADOR'S RESIDENCE (291 Park Road, Rockcliffe Park, Ottawa):

10:00 – 11:00: Lecture – The Easter Uprising in the Context of Irish History
                                           Speaker: Representative of the Irish Government (TBA)

11:00 – 12:00: Lecture – The Irish Language and the Easter Uprising
                                           Speaker: Cllr. Niall Ó Donnghaile, former Mayor of Belfast

12:00 – 13:00: Lunch

13:00 – 14:00: Lecture – Canada and the Easter Uprising
                                           Speaker: Aralt Mac Giolla Chainnigh, Canadian Military College, Kingston, Ontario

14:00 – 15:00: Lecture – Katherine Hughes (Canadian Activist) and the Easter Uprising
                                           Speaker, Dr. Pádraig Ó Siadhail, St Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

                                15:00 - 16:00:  Commemorative Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony


                16:00 - 16:30: Coffee

                16:30 - 17:30: Workshop: Sean Nós Singing


            HEART AND CROWN (67 Clarence Street, Ottawa)

                               18:30 - Supper

            BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH HALL (194 4th Ave, Ottawa)

                               20:00 - Céilí


          LANGUAGE: In order to facilitate maximum accessibility, parallel sessions will be run.  Each lecture will therefore be given
                                  twice: once in English, and once in Irish with simultaneous translation

 

Theatre #1

(Irish with Simultaneous Translation)

Theatre #2

(English)

10:00 – 11:00

The Irish Language and the Easter Uprising (Niall Ó Donnghaile)

The Easter Uprising in the Context of Irish History (Representative of the Republic of Ireland)

11:00 – 12:00

The Easter Uprising in the Context of Irish History (Representative of the Republic of Ireland)

The Irish Language and the Easter Uprising (Niall Ó Donnghaile)

13:00 – 14:00

Katherine Hughes (Pádraig Ó Siadhail)

Canada and the Easter Uprising (Aralt Mac Giolla Chainnigh)

14:00 – 15:00

Canada and the Easter Uprising (Aralt Mac Giolla Chainnigh)

Katherine Hughes (Pádraig Ó Siadhail)


Formalities of the Reception on Friday night will be mainly in Irish, as will the Commemorative Service.

Supported by:  


Cumann na Gaeltachta            


                                 Celtic Studies, University of Ottawa

 

Gaeltacht Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

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