First Dáil Centenary Tour
January 19th and 20th at 11:00am 2019 brings with it the centenary of the First Dáil and to mark this monumentous occasion in Ireland’s history, we are running special tours in January. Glasnevin Cemetery is synonymous with influential figures from Irish history. Twenty-five members of the First Dáil which was founded in 1919 are buried here. We want to share their fascinating stories with you, some of the figures we will be taking a look at are: Harry Boland Born in Dublin in 1887, Boland joined the IRB and was active during the Easter Rising. In the 1918 general election, he was elected to represent South Roscommon.