A public consultation session on the ‘Decade of Centenaries‘ 2012-23 will be held here in The Source, Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary at 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28th next.
Same is being organised by the Expert Advisory Group on Commemorations, which was established by the Irish Government in 2012 to assist it in its efforts to frame an appropriate approach to the centenary commemoration of the ‘Revolutionary Decade’ in modern Irish history, 1912-23.
The first part of the session will consist of a brief overview of both the work of this committee itself (Its personnel remit and to-date activities) and the broader range of commemorative initiatives involving the Irish government.
The major part of the evening will, however, be a forum in which the Tipperary public can express their opinions on what considerations the government should take into account in framing its policy towards the commemorative decade, especially in the years leading up to the centenary of the 1916 Rising.
Dr Maurice Manning, Chairperson of the group will be in attendance, as will Dr Martin Mansergh, Vice-Chairperson.
The event is free, and open to all members of the public.