More than 200 march to mark anniversary of death of Real IRA member

Sunday 08 September 2013 09.30
Several garda units were involved in monitoring today's march to mark the first anniversary of Real IRA member Alan Ryan's death
Several garda units were involved in monitoring today's march to mark the first anniversary of Real IRA member Alan Ryan's death

More than 200 people took part in a march in Dublin this afternoon to mark the first anniversary of the death of the Real IRA member, Alan Ryan.

Hundreds of gardaí were on duty during the march from Alan Ryan's home in Donaghmede to his grave at Fingal cemetery in Balgriffin.

At the time of his burial, shots were fired over his coffin near his home.

Gardaí were determined there would be no repeat of the incident.

Several garda units, including the air support unit and mounted unit, were involved in monitoring today's march.