Events Programme

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Thomas Francis Meagher Tricolour Celebration 2022

There are many events now planned for 2022 and we will update this page nearer the time. The following programme will form this year’s Thomas Francis Meagher Tricolour Celebrations

Friday 1st July 2022
BOOK LAUNCH
The Forgotten Father of
Thomas Francis Meagher
by Eugene Broderick
Venue: Parnell Room, Granville Hotel
Time: 6.30pm
Speaker: Eamonn McEneaney, Director, Waterford Museum of Treasures.
Refreshments will be served
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Saturday, 2nd July 2022

MORNING
LECTURE SERIES –
FREE PUBLIC EVENT

Speakers will include:

Hugo McNeill, Former Rugby International.
Title: Trying to represent a Shared Ireland while playing under the Tricolour.

Brian Murphy,
Lecturer in Communications, Technological University of Dublin. Title: Patriots, Presidents and People: This wonderful flag belongs to us all.

Dr. Jennifer Kavanagh, Lecturer in Law, South East Technological University.
Title: How do we get to the peace in the white of the Tricolour.

Julian Walton, Historian, genealogist
and author
Title: ‘The ‘Battle’ of Portlaw:
A forgotten episode of 1848′. 

Traoloach Ó Riordáin, Director, Irish Studies, University of Montana
Thomas Francis Meagher:
Under the flag of freedom’.

Venue: Waterford Medieval Museum
Time: 10.00am

AFTERNOON
Visitors and friends of the Thomas Francis Meagher Celebrations may take the opportunity to visit some of Waterford’s spectacular attractions, including: Bishop’s Palace Museum; Medieval Museum, Museum of Irish Silver; Irish Museum of Time; King of the Vikings (virtual experience); Waterford Crystal; Waterford Whiskey Distillery’ Tramore Sea side town, with magnificent beach and surfing; Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens Tramore; Dunmore East Adventure Centre; Waterford Greenway.


EVENING
GALA DINNER with Welcome Reception
Venue: Granville Hotel
Time: 7.30pm
TICKETED EVENT – Tickets may be purchased directly from the Granville Hotel. (€45) 051-305555
Int: +353 51 305555
www.granvillehotel.ie
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Sunday, 3rd July 2022
FREE PUBLIC EVENT-
MARCH & FLAG RAISING CEREMONY


Parade from the Granville Hotel, Meagher Quay, to the Mall, by members of the Defence Forces and Veterans. The Thomas Francis Meagher Fife and Drum Band will play outside Granville Hotel at 11.15am.

Ceremonial Flag Raising on the Mall, outside House of Waterford Crystal at 12.00pm.

Venue: Meagher Quay and
The Mall, Waterford City.

Granville Hotel: Parade Start 11.15 am
Flag Raising the Mall:
12.00pm (Noon)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE Contact:  contactus@meagherstricolour.com
SUPPORTED BY WATERFORD CITY AND COUNTY COUNCIL