National Day of Commemoration ceremonies honour those who died in wars and on UN service

Monday 15 July 2013 11.23
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President Michael D Higgins inspected a guard of honour at Kilmainham
President Michael D Higgins inspected a guard of honour at Kilmainham
The ceremonies honoured those who died in wars or on UN service
The ceremonies honoured those who died in wars or on UN service

The National Day of Commemoration ceremony was held this morning at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin, as well as at seven other locations across the country.

The multi-faith and military ceremonies honoured all Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in wars or on service with the United Nations.

The Dublin event was attended by the President, the Taoiseach, the Government and Council of State, as well as members of the diplomatic corps, Defence Forces, veterans' organisations, the judiciary and Northern Ireland representatives.