5 May 2015: Ecumenical service of remembrance for children killed in the Easter Rising, Dublin

Fianna @Eireann scouts engaged in field medical training

Members of Na Fianna Éireann in Dublin’s Merrion Square, c. 1917.

At 11am on Tuesday 5 May 2015 St Patrick’s Church, Ringsend, Dublin 4, hosted an ecumenical service of remembrance and reclamation for approximately 40 children between the ages of two and sixteen who were killed during the Easter Rising of 1916. The service was attended by President Michael D. Higgins.

From History Ireland: Joe Duffy on the children killed in the Easter Rising. This includes the names and details of 30 children who were killed.

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