One Amazing Day, capturing the excitement and passion of the O'Donovan Rossa Funeral Re-enactment on 1st August 2015 is now available to pre order on DVD.
With a September release date this 1hr 20 minute DVD is a must have memento of this spectacular event, the re- creation of the original 1916 call to arms.
Featuring the Cabra Historical Society and organised by Sinn Féin as the start of their 2016 programme the event ignited the passion of the people and the indignation of revisionists.
Described uniformly by those who were there and took part as an "amazing day" the DVD contains extensive coverage of the whole event from the lying in state in the grandeur of Dublin City Hall to the pagentry of the mile long funeral cortege with marching bands, where 10,000 people took part . Relive the passionate and moving Graveside Ceremonials at Glasnevin Cemetery with address by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD, spine tingling Pearse oration by Edward Cosgrave and wreath laying with the two great grandsons Williams and Rossa Cole.
DVD also includes extra footage prior to the day and original 1915 footage.
10,000 people including many in period dress walked in the footsteps of the 1916 leaders