100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Dublin, Ireland – April 24th 1916

Maureen Mulvey sent us information on an Irish event in Toronto: 
100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Dublin  – April 24th 1916 
Sunday April 24th    –  As part of a Worldwide event Easter Rising Ceili 2016
 -to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Easter Rising in Ireland, An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha (an associated body of the Irish Dance Teachers Association of Canada – Eastern Region) has asked regional councils and dance teachers around the world to organize ceilis to promote Irish culture (music, dancing, song etc.) simultaneously
 Event Organizers: -Ryan Carroll, Regional Director from the Teachers Association, and Maureen Mulvey, well-known ceili caller and long-standing Comhaltas member, (and current chair)  are working together to arrange this celebration of Ireland’s history
 Event Location:  -the event will take place at in the Stealth Lounge at: The Pilot, 22 Cumberland Street, Toronto, ON, M4W 1J5, (416) 923-5716 on Sunday April 24 from 3pm-8pm
 Event Information:  -admission will be $5 at the door to cover facility and entertainment costs
-this event is run as a not-for-profit function so any admission surplus will be donated toward a youth-based Irish music/dance camp put on each summer by co-organizer Maureen Mulvey
-live music will be played for the ceili dancing, and there will be breaks for singing, storytelling and the like
-a scheduled time for an official reading of the 1916 Proclamation will be posted here
-no dance experience is required, anyone may participate
-all attendees will receive a commemorative participation item
-the first 100 attendees will be eligible for door prizes and all attendees will be eligible for a grand prize
If you missed  “The Triumph of Failure: Ireland 1916”, a special two-hour broadcast commemorating the centenary of the Easter Rising on the CBC Radio program, the entire broadcast will be posted online as well:  http://www.cbc.ca/thesundayedition/
 For other Irish events in Toronto and vicinity, join the mailing list at: moleary2001@rogers.com

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