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GPO Witness History opens in Dublin to widespread acclaim

GPO Witness History open in Dublin on March 25th 2016

GPO Witness History- Shannon Heritage’s newest attraction- is a centrepiece of the 1916 programme and was opened officially by acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny at An Post’s opening ceremony on Friday March 25th.
Mr Kenny singled out Shannon Heritage during his speech- a superb endorsement of Shannon Heritage’s  national reputation as follows.
“Ireland works when Ireland works together.
In conclusion, I’d like to finish by congratulating An Post and everyone involved in bringing this fantastic exhibition to fruition and to commend Shannon Heritage which does such an outstanding job as custodians of some of our nation’s most priceless cultural and heritage sites, like Bunratty Castle and King John’s Castle, who will be operating and managing the new Centre here.
I’m certain that this Centre will prove to be one of the top attractions for visitors to this city and to Dublin natives interested in the events of the Rising, not just during this centenary year but for the next 100 years and more”
For Mr Kenny’s full speech click here
GPO Witness History opens to the public on Tuesday March 29th 2016. For online bookings visit :