Organised by the Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith Commemorative Society, the 92nd Annual Commemoration of General Michael Collins and President Arthur Griffith took place at their burial places in Glasnevin Cemetery on Sunday 17th August.
Under the auspices of the Parnell Society, this year’s International Summer School took place from 10th to 14th August 2014, at Avondale Demesne, Rathdrum, County Wicklow, which is the ancestral home of Charles Stewart Parnell.
On Monday 4th of August, President Michael D. Higgins and Mrs Sabina Higgins, whilst on an official visit to Belgium, attended two World War 1 Commemoration Ceremonies held at Liège and Mons.
On Monday, 4th August 2014, Heather Humphreys TD, the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, attended a number of events in both Glasgow and Belfast, to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.
The official state centenary commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War was marked with a memorial Mass on Sunday, 3rd August in St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough Street, Dublin, celebrated by the Most Rev Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland .
Hosted by the Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, President Michael D. Higgins led a ceremony to dedicate the newly installed Cross of Sacrifice in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, on Thursday, 31 July 2014.
The official commemoration of the centenary anniversary of the landing of arms on 26 July 1914 by the yacht Asgard at Howth took place on Sunday 27 July 2014 at Howth harbour. Descendants and relatives of the key participants were guests of honour and members of the public were also …
On 24 July, An Post issued two commemorative stamps marking the forthcoming centenary of the outbreak of World War I (1914 – 1918) “Recruiting Irish Soldiers for the Great War”.