Queen Elizabeth II and President McAleese lay wreaths at the Garden of Remembrance on the first day of the Royal visit.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip arrive at Garden of Remembrance among tight security. Minister for Defence Alan Shatter welcomes the Royal party. 

During the short ceremony the Queen and President McAleese lay wreaths followed by a minute silence. The British and Irish national anthems are played and the Last Post is sounded. Former Taoisigh Brian Cowen and Bertie Ahern comment on the significance of the Queen's visit to the Garden of Remembrance.