Defence Forces 2016
How Óglaigh na hÉireann will play a key role in the State’s Commemorative Programme
Flags for Schools Initiative
To commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising and to celebrate 100 years since the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, the Government has tasked Óglaigh na hÉireann with delivering a National Flag to every Primary School in the country.
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State Commemoration Ceremony and Parade
This is the Easter Sunday State Commemoration Ceremony and Parade to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising. A reading of the 1916 Proclamation and a minutes silence at the GPO followed by a parade will take place on Easter Sunday.