Date Released: 20 June 2014
In a demonstration of solidarity with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and to celebrate Dublin’s Pride Festival, SIPTU will illuminate the rooftop of Liberty Hall in rainbow coloured lights on Saturday 21st June.
The rainbow colours are a symbol of LGBT pride and solidarity since the 1970s.
The lights will be switched on at 11:00 pm on Saturday 21st June (the longest day of the year / summer solstice).
The lights will be on every night from 10.00 p.m. to 7.00 a.m. from Saturday 21st June to Saturday 28th June during the final week of the Pride Festival.
SIPTU members will also join the Dublin Pride Parade which takes place on Saturday 28th June leaving the Garden of Remembrance at 1:30 p.m.