Welcome to IUNVA Events 2014

 

 IUNVA EVENTS 2014

 

APRIL 2014

Friday

18th

Good Friday

20.00hrs

Saturday

18th

Easter Saturday


Sunday

20th

Easter Sunday


Monday

21st

Bank Holiday


Friday

25th

Race Night on Friday the 25th April 2014 in Finner Camp, raise funds for post 10.

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MAY 2014

Saturday

17th

Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes


Sunday

25th

IUNVA Annual Wreath-laying Ceremony, at Arbour House Memorial Garden.

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Thursday

29th

Peacekeepers Day : The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, which is commemorated each year on the 29th of May, is an occasion to salute the 120,000 peacekeepers serving in 17 missions in some of the world’s most volatile and dangerous environments. This Day is also a time to mourn fallen peacekeepers. During its history, nearly 3,000 “Blue Helmets” have died devoting their lives to peace, including 112 men and women in 2011.


JUNE 2014

Saturday

28th

IUNVA National Convention hosted by Post 1 in Spa Hotel Lucan Co. Dublin.

12:00 hrs

Saturday

28th

SILVER JUBILEE BALL

SATURDAY 28th JUNE 2014 AT LUCAN SPA HOTEL

NATIONAL CONVENTION & SILVER JUBILEE BALL at The Lucan Spa Hotel Lucan Co Dublin on Saturday 28th June 2014 of IUNVA. Convention starts at 1150 hrs. Jubilee Ball at 2000 hrs. Tickets @ €20 ea. Dress Uniform and Medals. Rooms special rate - Single €55 and Double €75. Reservations 01 6280494. Post 1 who is hosting the convention would support from members to attend the 25th Silver Jubilee Ball. Tickets are limited so book as early.

12:00 hrs

JULY 2014

Saturday

5th

.Post 1 Wreath-laying Ceremony (Niemba) at Glasnevin Cemetery.


12.00hrs

Saturday

5th

Silent Vigil

Former members of the Defence Forces will gather at the Anglesea Rd Gate of the RDS for a silent vigil for Smallhorne & Barrett.

 


Sunday

13th

National Day of Commemoration Kilmainham . A number of invitations are issued to IUNVA by the Taoiseach’s Office, however, if a member goes in uniform he will be allowed in.


Saturday

19th

Annual Wreath Laying Post 30 Galway

 

Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony and Annual BBQ is set for 19th July 2014. Schedule of events:-
Mass in Garrison church Renmore at 19.30 hours
Wreath Laying Ceremony in Memorial Garden at 18.15 hours.
BBQ at Flannery's Hotel, Dublin Road, Galway at 19.30 followed by entertainment.
COST IS €15.00 PER PERSON ATTENDING AND CLOSING DATE IS 4TH JULY 2014 PLEASE SUPPORT THIS ANNUAL EVENT.
Dress Full Uniform with Medals and members are requested to bring a sport prize. Looking forward to seeing you there

 


Sunday

20th

Annual Wreath Laying Post 29 Carlow

 

Post 29 Carlow on Sunday 20 July form up at Eire og gaa club o brien rd Carlow mass at church of holy family O Brien road at 12 clock annual wreath laying ceremony.

 

 


Sunday

20th

Sunday 20th July 2014 Race Day – Military Theme

 

The Curragh will give their race day on Sunday 20th July a strong military theme to promote the close association between the Defence Forces and the racecourse
Defence Forces race day will feature seven races including the Defence Forces Cup with the Chief of Staff presenting the Cup to the winning owner.

 


Sunday

27th

Annual Wreath Laying Post 20 Mullingar

 

Post 20 Mullingar annual wreath laying ceremony will take place in Ballyglass cemetery on Sunday 27 July at 1400hrs can posts please bring their post, flags tea and refreshments will be serve after the ceremony.

 

 

 

AUGUST 2014

Saturday

2th

Merrion Square 2014.
2 Arty Regt will "Take Post" in Merrion Square on SAT 2 Aug this year, with 27 Inf Bn.

Lt Darragh Coffey & Sgt Gary Egan will be in the lead, and there will be an opportunity to join our Regt Comdr to lay a wreath in memory of those that died in service, or indeed in memory of all soldiers.
Family Members, 2 Arty Association, ONET & IUNVA if interested please contact me on 086 3581634.


Sunday

31st

Post 11

wreath laying Ceremony


Post 11 mass is on Sunday 31 august and wreath laying Ceremony in St. Bridget's church mass is at 1130 wreath laying ceremony will take place at

11.00 clock

11.00 Hrs


 

 


SEPTEMBER 2014

Tuesday

2nd

Veterans Day

 

Veterans day on the 2nd September in St Bigids Church Dftc. Mass at 13.00

hrs in remembrance of soldiers who lost their lives Overseas service.

All welcome to attend

 

13.00 Hrs

Sunday

7th

Post 24 wreath laying ceremony

 

Post 24 wreath laying ceremony will take place after mass in st Oliver church in Clonmel on Sunday 7 September at 12 clock mass

 

 

12.00 Hrs

Sunday

28th

Annual Mass Deceased members Post 1 at Garrison Church, Arbour Hill.

11.00 Hrs

Thu/Fri

19th/20th

Annual Flag Days The Mill Shopping Centre + GPO+Cleary’s.

DATES TO BE DECIDED BY THE NEW COMMITTEE

OCTOBER 2014

Friday

24th

UNITED NATIONS DAY

United Nations Day “marks the anniversary of the United Nations Charter coming into force in 1945, and celebrates the work of this organization annually on 24th of October.


Sunday

12th

TIPPERARY TRUST REMEMBRANCE & CONFERENCE WEEKEND


NOVEMBER 2014

Saturday

8th

ONET Niemba Mass Cathal Brugha Bks.

11:00 hrs

Saturday

8th

Post 1 Wreath-laying Ceremony (Niemba) at Glasnevin Cemetery.

12.00 hrs

Sunday

16th

German Remembrance Day 2014

11.45 hrs

DECEMBER 2014

Saturday

13th

Christmas get-together. IUNVA House. All members (in uniform) & spouses are welcome.







We have received some very important details from the Ceremonial Section of the PDF regarding important CEREMONIES in 2014…although not officially invited members of IUNVA may attend these events in uniform if they so wish.

 

DATES:

*Sunday 20th April 98 Anniversary of the Easter Rising at the GPO at ?

Times to be announced later

* Wednesday 7th May 1916 COMMEMORATION Ceremony Arbour Hill at?

Times to be announced later

*Sunday 11th May National Famine Commemoration in STOCKSTOWN 15.00hrs TBC

Times to be announced later

*Saturday 19th & Sat 26th July & then Sat 2nd /9th /16th / & 23rd August Ceremonial Guard Merrion Square Memorial Dublin.

BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 11.45HRS & 13.00HRS

* Saturday 2nd June “Veterans Day”

Date, time and venue to be announced later

* Tuesday 2nd September “Veterans Day” The Curragh

Times to be announced later

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