Irish president pays tribute to servicemen and women killed in conflict
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and other government ministers joined Michael D Higgins at the National Day of Commemoration in Dublin.
Ireland’s president has led tributes to Irish men and women killed in conflict, during a commemorative ceremony in Dublin.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and other government ministers joined Michael D Higgins at the National Day of Commemoration event at Collins Barracks in the Irish capital.
During the ceremony, President Higgins laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Ireland.
Tanaiste Simon Coveney, Defence Minister Paul Kehoe, Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan and Culture Minister Josepha Madigan were among the senior politicians in attendance.
Several religious leaders, including Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, delivered readings during the ceremony.
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