President Higgins attending the State Ceremony on the 4th of November 2013, to mark the Centenary of the founding of the Irish Volunteers, Oglaigh na hEireann in the Garden of Remembrance. The Ceremony was led by President Higgins with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. and other members of Government in attendance. Over three hundred members of the Defence Forces participated in the event. Photograph: Alan Betson. The Irish Times.