The role of the first members of Dáil Éireann from the city and county of Cork will be highlighted tomorrow, Friday, as Dáil100 is launched regionally for the first time, on Leeside.
Friday’s launch of the exhibition at Cork County Council Offices (2.15pm), is part of a programme of events designed to commemorate the first public sitting of Dáil Éireann in 1919.
By bringing this exhibition to Cork, the Houses of the Oireachtas is following on from fully-subscribed open days enjoyed by young and old in Leinster House in January.
Cork County Council Headquarters, County Hall, Carrigrohane Road will be the first location outside of Dublin to host Dáil100.
This is a media invitation only
Date: Friday, June 21.
Location: Cork County Council Headquarters, County Hall, Carrigrohane Road.
Interview opportunities: Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, TD, of the Houses of the Oireachtas political steering group which oversaw Dáil100 celebrations, and Mayor of Cork County Council, Cllr. Christopher O’Sullivan, will be available for interview from 1.30pm.
To arrange for accreditation, please email Aileen.MacSweeney@CorkCoCo.ie and firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and media outlet, and any specific requests.