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PROCLAMATION is a participatory arts project exploring the Proclamation of 1916, its actual word content, aspirations and its impact on the lives of ordinary people in the following century.

Facilitated, by professional artist/printmaker Jim Cathcart participants of all ages and cultural backgrounds will print an original banner that will be a backdrop to

Reading the Proclamation on Friday 22 April, a series of 14 readings of the Proclamation at four mins past each hour from sunrise to sunset will take place on Friday 22 April 2016. The Proclamation will be read by individuals of all ages in Irish, English and other languages representing some of the cultural demographic of South Dublin County. The event marks the centenary of the reading of the Proclamation by Patrick Pearse at four minutes past noon on Easter Monday, 24 April 1916, and celebrates the cultural diversity of Ireland in 2016.