On November 21st 1920, 14 people went to a football match at Croke Park between Dublin and Tipperary.
They never came home.
This week, Dublin GAA and The GAA remember Bloody Sunday, on the 100th Anniversary of the tragedy.
On Saturday morning, The Lord Mayor of Dublin joined Dublin GAA at Parnell Park to unveil two plaques and two wreaths, to remember the victims of Bloody Sunday:
Our Senior footballers laid a wreath in memory of the victims of Bloody Sunday, following the Leinster Final:
DubsTV's Bloody Sunday details the events of that fateful day, narrated by Dublin City Council's Historian-in-residence Cormac Moore.
Watch it here:
This week, we have also heard from family members of those who witnessed the events of November 21st 1920- and eyewitnesses to the events of that day, too:
Mick Leahy & Colonel Tommy Ryan:
Our Senior footballers wore a special jersey for Saturday’s Leinster Football Final against Meath, with a commemorative design on either sleeve, to mark the 100th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday.
— Dublin GAA (@DubGAAOfficial) November 18, 2020
A commemoration was also be held at Croke Park, before the Leinster Football Final.
'In 90 seconds, 14 people lay dead and mortally wounded on the field and banks of Croke Park and on the streets outside. Tonight, 100 years on, we pause to remember them all: the 14 who went to a match, and never came home.'#B100dySunday pic.twitter.com/pjmQpt8EWc
— The GAA (@officialgaa) November 21, 2020
Several Dublin GAA Clubs also marked the anniversary this week:
Bloody Sunday – O’Tooles Remembers https://t.co/nbuoRi9gAn
— O'Tooles GAC (@OTooles_GAC) November 13, 2020
Ballinteer St Johns:
As we approach the 100th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, BSJ are honoured to remember James Burke from Windy Arbour. Thank you to our wonderful volunteers who tended to James's grave to have it ready for the Commemorations.#bloodysunday100 #B100dysunday #GAAmuseum #GAA pic.twitter.com/0fMMUVWgCm
— Ballinteer St Johns (@gaabsj) November 15, 2020
Round Towers Clondalkin:
Bl100dy Sunday - Round Tower remembers local man Joseph Traynor: https://t.co/DCjfdemxqY
— Round Tower GAA Club - Cumann an Chloigthí CLG (@roundtowers) November 20, 2020
Saturday marks 100 years since Bloody Sunday in Croke Park.
To remember the 14 lives lost, the club will light up the club grounds this Sat between 19:20 and 20:20.
The GAA Community are also asked to mark the day by lighting a candle at dusk. #B100dySunday pic.twitter.com/PpNil1Op3L
— Clann Mhuire CLG (@ClannMhuireCLG) November 20, 2020