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We are the New Zealand Ireland Association, based in Ireland our goal is to help the kiwi community stay connected. Whether you are about to move here or are a long time resident we hope that you find our website informative.
The NZIA is pleased to advise that after a two year break caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of events are taking place this coming ANZAC Day, Monday 25 April.
Arranged by both the New Zealand and Australian embassies here in Ireland, the traditional dawn service returns to Grangegorman Miltray Cemetary, 7 Blackhorse Ave, Cabra West, Dublin 7 at dawn. This event will include a commemoration service, Wreath Laying, Warm food, Teas and coffees. For further details please see here
The NZIA is hosting its evening service from 7pm at St Ann's Church on Dawson Street (nearest LUAS is Dawson or St Stephens Green). Following the service, light refreshments will be served at the nearby Mansion House (circa 8pm). Whilst not compulsory, it would assist us with catering planning if those attending could please send their party size to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dawn Service in Kilkenny
For those Kiwis who live in Kilkenny or surrounding areas, you are invited to a service at 6.30am on ANZAC Day in the Peace Park at the Kilkenny Great War Memorial. Note, this is not a NZIA event, please email email@example.com if you wish to attend.
Elsewhere in Ireland
If you are aware of other events for ANZAC Day happening in Ireland, please send the details to us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can help spread the word.