Bloody Sunday Commemorative Tours

Sunday 22nd November 2009 @ 1.30pm and 3.30pm

On Sunday 22nd November 2009 the GAA Museum will mark 89 years since the events of Bloody Sunday 1920, a day when events outside of the GAA brought politics into the heart of the Association. In remembrance of that an unforgettable date in Irish history the GAA Museum will host special Bloody Sunday Commemorative Guided Tours.

 

GAA Museum tour guides will recall the history of events in Croke Park on Sunday 21st November 1920 during a challenge football match between Dublin and Tipperary which resulted in the deaths of 13 civilian spectators and one Tipperary footballer Michael Hogan.

 

Museum visitors will take in a historical guided tour of Croke Park Stadium and will also have an opportunity to view items and photographs in the museums exhibition relating to Bloody Sunday such as an original match ticket and the whistle used by referee Mick Sammon.

 

There are two tours to choose from, 13.30pm and 15.30pm. Please note that the 3.30pm tour only will include the laying of a special commemorative wreath.

 

Adults €8, Student/Senior €6, Child €4, Family €20

 

Booking is essential, as places are limited.

 

For further details or to book a place on a tour please contact;

Education and Events Officer

Selina ORegan

Tel- 018192361

soregan@crokepark.ie

 

 

12-Nov-09 by GAA Museum