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The 1916 Remembrance Ceremony which took place on Saturday 26th March, 2016.
Muriel McAuley, grand-daughter of Thomas MacDonagh, one of the seven signatories of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, read a letter written by Padraig Pearse from Kilmainham Gaol. Reg Gordon
The 1916 Remembrance Ceremony at the Garden of Remembrance, Dublin, 2016
The 1916 Remembrance Ceremony at the Garden of Remembrance, Dublin, Easter 2016
Members of the public attending the 1916 Commemoration Ceremony at the Garden of Remembrance, Dublin. Reg Gordon
Modern Images of the Garden
Many people working or living locally use the Garden as a place to relax in good weather. National Monuments Service Photographic Unit.
Easter Week 1916 Memorial photographed by Siobhán Farrelly. Courtesy of Dublin City Public Libraries (Picture Parnell Square Collection).
A wide view of the Garden, incorporating horticulture, the sunken water feature, and the large sculpture. National Monuments Service Photographic Unit.
The Children of Lir sculpture, with Irish flag behind. OPW.
The Loughnashade trumpet and Trinity (Brian Boru) harp in the railings at the Garden. OPW.
The lawn, pool, and steps leading up to the Kelly sculpture. OPW.
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.
Monument celebrating the 1913 foundation of the Irish Volunteers at Rotunda Rink. OPW.
This sculpture draws on the legend of the Children of Lir, who suffered for 900 years in exile. National Monuments Service Photographic Unit.
The Irish language poem inscribed on the stone wall. OPW.
The Pleasure Gardens behind the Lying-In (now Rotunda) Hospital were on the site now occupied by the Garden of Remembrance. Dublin City Library and Archive.
Part of the Lawrence Collection, Robert French probably took this image of the back of the Rotunda (now occupied by the Garden of Remembrance) around 1900. National Library of Ireland.