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Bergen County's Irish-American Celebration Marks 'Easter Rising'

The Council of Irish Associations of Greater Bergen County partners with Bergen County on Monday to mark the 1916 Easter Rising.
The Council of Irish Associations of Greater Bergen County partners with Bergen County on Monday to mark the 1916 Easter Rising. Photo Credit: Facebook

SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- Bergen County has an Irish-American celebration planned on Monday to honor of the 100th Anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.

The event is coordinated in partnership with The Council of Irish Associations of Greater Bergen County and takes place at 12:30 p.m. at the Bergen County Administration Building.

The Easter Rising was an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter Week, 1916. It's considered the most significant uprising in Ireland since the rebellion of 1798. It was launched by Irish republicans to end British rule in Ireland.

The Bergen County Administration Building is located at 1 Bergen County Plaza.

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