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Easter 1916 Commemoration

Easter 1916 Commemoration
Pride of Erin
April 24, 2015

Irish Women Rise in 1916 sign

Irish Women Rise in 1916


Marilyn Madigan, Irish Historian of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians (Cleveland) told about the men and women who fought in Easter Week at the Pride of Erin in Cleveland Ohio at an Easter 1916 Commemoration on the 99th anniversary of the declaration of Irish independence and the armed rebellion to oppose English tyranny.

Marilyn Madigan

Marilyn Madigan


The event was organized by Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians and Irish Northern Aid.

Welcome Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians sign

John Meyers and Cleveland Noraid leader


The presentation featured the Daughters of Erin - the women of 1916.



Helen Vera and Marilyn Madigan

1916 upriusing event ladies

Mary Agnes Kennedy sang Irish Soldier Laddie (For tonight we go to free old Wexford town) at the Pride of Erin in Cleveland Ohio at an Easter 1916 Commemoration on the 99th anniversary of the declaration of Irish independence and the armed rebellion to oppose English tyranny.

Mary Agnes Kennedy

Mary Agnes Kennedy



Mary Agnes Kennedy


1916 Irish uprising cake

Stay tuned for more events to commemorate the 1916 uprising and declaration of Irish independence.



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