ROBERT EMMET, IRISH PATRIOT | Sept 14-15, 2019
Join the United Irish Societies of San Francisco in Honoring the Irish Patriot, Robert Emmet on the 100th Anniversary of the Dedication of his Statue “Half Way to St. Patrick’s Day”
September 14, 3:00 pm | UICC @ 2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco
Ruan O’Donnell, noted Irish historian and author of Robert Emmet and the Rising of 1803, will share with us his unique insights on Robert Emmet at his presentation at the United Irish Cultural Center.
Ruan will be joined by local musicians.
September 15 , 12:15 pm | Band Concourse @ Golden Gate Park
Join us for a lovely day in the Park to remember Robert Emmet on the 100th anniversary of the dedication of his statue in Golden Gate Park with a laying of the wreath at his statue followed by music by the Golden Gate Park Band, Irish dancing by Comhaltas and other local dancers, performances by the San Francisco Irish Pipers and the Pearse & Connolly Fife & Drum Band, and a recitation of Robert Emmet’s speech from the dock.