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Commemorative Event to Mark the 100 Year Anniversary of An Garda Síochána in Cork City - 9th November 2022

Issue Date: 02/11/2022

Gardaí in Cork city will commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the foundation of An Garda Síochána with a commemorative event on Wednesday, 9th November 2022.

The ceremony will display a re-enactment of the Civic Guard deployed to Cork city 100 years ago, on 9th November 1922

The ceremony will commence at 3pm when the LE James Joyce will berth at Kennedy Quay, Cork with a contingent of Gardaí.

A centenary parade comprising the Garda Band, Garda Ceremonial Unit, Garda Mounted Unit, members of An Garda Síochana, Garda Staff, and retired members of An Garda Síochána, will leave Kennedy Quay and march through Albert Quay, Clontarf Street and Anglesea Street on to Union Quay.

At 4pm on Union Quay, a plaque will be unveiled to mark the first location of the Civic Guard to Cork city in 1922.

Following this, the parade will continue along Union Quay to Copley Street and finish at Anglesea Street Garda Station.

At 4.40pm, at the entrance to Anglesea Street Garda Station, a plaque will be unveiled to commemorate the Garda members who lost their lives in the line of duty in Cork City (formerly East Riding Division).

We invite members of the public to come along and join us in this Centenary Event.