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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Proclamation

Last year
# Northern Ireland
Sinn Féin stays away from proclamation but will attend other royal events
Party vice president Michelle O’Neill attended a rally for Troubles victims in Belfast while the proclamation ceremony was held in Hillsborough.
All time
# Proclamation
Copy of Proclamation sells for €190k at auction
It was expected to fetch between €100k and €150k.
# Easter Sunday
Proclamation read out on empty O'Connell Street to mark the 104th anniversary of the Easter Rising
The peace bell was sounded at Áras an Uachtaráin.
'If we want to cherish all children equally, stop the subsidies to foreign executives'
There is such a sense of entitlement among elites that they barely try to hide their privileges, writes Kieran Allen.
# Sold
Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction
A bundle of keys for the GPO also sold for €3,400.
# living history
Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction
The special centenary auction has over 600 items available to be bought.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch people around the world read the Proclamation
From the US to Japan, they read lines from the document.
# all over the world
Here's that amazing reading of the proclamation by Irish people around the world
We’re not crying, honest.
# the ownership of Ireland
Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO
The proclamation, first read by Padraig Pearse on Easter Monday 1916, was re-read by Defence Forces Captain Peter Kelleher
# 1916
Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy
They could all be yours.
# donuts for all
These Dublin Junior Infants want a National Donut Day in the Irish Proclamation
Vote them in immediately!
# Auction
Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000
Original copies of the document are rare.
# minted
A swish new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate 1916
It will be the first time Ireland has introduced a personalised €2 coin.
# choclomation
There's a 1916 chocolate bar and some people aren't happy about it
The bar wrapper shows that heads of the 1916 leaders as well as the Proclamation.
# spitting image
Ever dreamed of owning a life-sized Maggie Thatcher puppet? Read on...
The iconic Spitting Image doll goes under the hammer at a Whytes auction in Dublin this weekend…
# 1916 rising
Sinn Féin disappointed with 'inadequate' protection of Moore Street
The Government amended a Sinn Féin/Fianna Fáil motion about the protection of the 1916 battlefield site.
# 1916
In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising
The Taoiseach and the President were amongst those at the event outside the GPO in Dublin’s O’Connell Street.