It’s the 103rd anniversary of the Easter Rising.

 

(Image source: the journal.ie)

 

President Michael D Higgins has laid a wreath outside Dublin’s GPO in memory of those who died in the 1916 Easter Rising.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Defence Paul Kehoe attended today’s official ceremony on Dublon’s O’ Connell Street, to mark the 103rd anniversary of the rebellion.

The national flag was lowered from the GPO and a minute’s silence was observed.

There was also a fly past by the Air Corps, as a member of the Defence Forces read out the Proclamation.