Irish President lays wreath at Kilmainham Gaol
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Easter Rising 1916: Irish President lays wreath at Kilmainham Gaol

Michael D Higgins has laid a wreath at on behalf of the people of Ireland in honour of all those who died in the 1916 Easter Rising.

The president was attending a service at Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin as part of the centenary commemorations.

Fourteen rebel leaders were executed by firing squad at the jail in the aftermath of the rebellion against British rule.

  • 27 Mar 2016