Cathedral’s Armistice installation highlights catastrophic loss of life and futility of war

“We must never, ever give up on praying and searching for reconciliation.” This was the message of the Dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, at the launch of a temporary installation ‘The Fallen’ which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

‘The Fallen’ was launched in the cathedral yesterday evening (November 1) and continues until December 1. The moving and visually stunning installation is made up of 36,000 leaves suspended on wires from the ceiling. Each leaf represents a life lost in the First World War. The initiative was spearheaded by the cathedral’s education department and…

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