Anniversary of 1916 Easter Rising marked

Approximately 2,000 people have turned out in Dublin today to mark the anniversary of the 1916 Rising.

More 300 members of the Defence Forces, including two military bands, have honoured those who fought in the Easter Rising 93 years ago.

A wreath was laid outside the GPO by President Mary McAleese, watched by the Taoiseach Brian Cowen and other dignitaries.

The end of the ceremony was marked with a fly-past by the Air Corps.

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