The annual State 1916 commemoration has taken place at Arbour Hill cemetery in Dublin.

Led by President Michael D Higgins, the event was attended by the Taoiseach, Tánaiste, members of the Government and Council of State.

Also present was Interim Garda Commissioner Noirín O'Sullivan and Chief Justice Susan Denham.

The commemoration began with mass in Arbour Hill church with an inter-faith ceremony.

The President laid a wreath at the grave of 14 of the executed leaders of the 1916 Rising.