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28 pictures from today's 1913 Lockout commemoration celebrations

Hundreds of people lined O’Connell Street to watch a reenactment of the Dublin Metropolitan Police baton-charging crowds on ‘Bloody Sunday’.

PRESIDENT MICHAEL D Higgins lead the State commemoration of the 1913 Lockout in Dublin city centre earlier, laying a wreath at Jim Larkin’s statue on O’Connell Street before a minute’s silence.

Hundreds of people lined O’Connell Street to watch a reenactment of the Dublin Metropolitan Police baton-charging crowds on ‘Bloody Sunday’ 100 years ago.

The commemoration of Ireland’s largest-ever industrial dispute included participants in period dress and Jim Larkin’s famous speech from a hotel window.

Here are 28 pictures from today’s event:

28 pictures from today's 1913 Lockout commemoration celebrations
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  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    President Michael D Higgins laid a wreath at the union leader's statue on O'Connell Street before a minutes silence.Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    The Royal Irish Constabulary baton-charged on crowds along the street on 'Bloody Sunday' 100 years ago.Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Lauren Power, 5, dressed in costume from 1913.Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Ger O'Leary, who plays Jim Larkin, talks to the crowd as he takes part in the State commemoration of the 1913 Lockout.Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Mathew Ryan (6) plays his part in the State commemoration of the 1913 centenary Lockout on Dublin's O'Connell Street.Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Barnie Muhall from Dublin enjoys a pipe before playing out the Bloody Sunday scene. Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    President Michael D Higgins pauses to remember those who died.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Ger O'Leary plays Jim Larkin as the scene of Bloody Sunday was played out earlier.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore, President Michael D Higgins and Congress General Secretary David Begg.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Tram driver Cyril Wall and Terry Fagan act out the scene of Bloody Sunday.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Singer/song writer Ciara Sidene sings for Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore, President Michael D Higgins, Congress General Secretary David Begg and a number of general secretaries, Irish, British, European and international trade union officialsSource: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
  • Lockout 1913 - 2013 Centenary

    Actors play out the scene of Bloody Sunday outside the General Post Office in Dublin city this afternoon.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

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