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1916 CELEBRATIONS UPDATES
- Thu 03 March, 2016
Further information around 1916 Commemoration events over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend have been revealed by official organisers, Ireland 2016.
To facilitate the main event on Easter Sunday, which is a parade route of 4.5km – almost double the size of St. Patrick’s Day parade, tiered seating for 3,000 of the 6,000 invite only spectators will be erected on O’Connell Street. This will mean part of O’Connell Street will be closed on Friday, March 25 to Monday, March 28 inclusive to facilitate the set up and take down of this seating area. Tight restrictions will be in place during this time .
Organisers are expecting between 300,000 to 500,000 people into the city that day. Traffic restrictions around the city will also be taking place during this event. Taxis, buses, Luas services and train services will be restricted within the city centre on Sunday, March 27.
Meanwhile, on Easter Monday, RTE’s Reflecting the Rising, will be less restricted in terms of pedestrian and vehicle movement around the city, however, traffic restrictions will be in place on O’Connell Street. Some 400 events will be taking place across the city, with a main focus on O’Connell Street.
If you have any queries in relation to restrictions affecting your business please contact the DublinTown team on 01-6334680.
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