(   Easter  Commemoration  Ceremony   )

                                                                        Ireland celebrates the rising of 1916 this year in it s centenary year .


        100 years have now passed since Patrick Pearse stood outside the General post office on Sackville street now O Connell street in Dublin

                                                                     Here he read the proclamation to the people of Dublin 

        Battles were fought here in Dublin  in  Galway and also  Enniscorthy  County Wexford. Casualties fell on both sides. British forces and

        Irish volunteers. 16 children also perished in this struggle.

                       President Michael D Higgins laid a wreath at the GPO to honor those who gave up their lives for freedom.

      The tricolor was raised over the GPO and the national anthem was played ( Amhran na bhFiann )  A full military parade followed with a fly past

                      by the Irish Aer corps. It Is estimated up to half a million spectators turned out in the capital to view this event.


                                                                                                      On     Parade


                                                                                                On The Look Out

                                                                                                Ready for Action



                                                                                               In the Line of duty


                                                                                                           Aerial    View


                                                                                                       Marching ON


                                                                                                     Animal     Instinct






                                                                                                         Wheels in motion


                                                                                                         Smartly   Dressed


                                                                                                  Leading the way


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                                                                                                        Double   Take