Pax Christi Ireland remember Francis Sheehy-Skeffington

Sat, 04/09/2016

“Remembering Francis Sheehy-Skeffington: a voice for non-violence in 1916” is an event organised by Pax Christi [Ireland] on Saturday 9 April at Cathal Brugha Barracks, Rathmines, Dublin 6, starting at 2pm and running until no later than 4pm. The remembrance ceremony will consist of a ceremony of reflection on his life, and prayer for world peace, in the Barracks chapel; the laying of a wreath in memory of members of the Irish Defence Forces who lost their lives in UN peace-keeping operations; a visit to the museum and cell where he was held, and to the yard where he was illegally executed along with two journalists, Thomas Dixon and Patrick McIntyre – a second wreath will be laid there. The event will conclude with refreshments in the officers’ mess of the Barracks. Those who wish to attend must give their names in advance, by 6 April, as Pax Christi [Ireland] have to provide the military authorities with the names of all those attending.

Contact Pax Christi [Ireland] at 01 – 4965293, e-mail or contact Pax Christi [Ireland], 52 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6.

News taken from ‘Nonviolent News – Nonviolence and campaigning news from INNATE’ No. 238, Belfast, 4 April 2016. See more at:



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