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Pictures: Ireland marks 100 years since the 1916 Rising

The day in pictures.

YOU’RE PROBABLY AWARE that the country is marking 100 years since the 1916 Rising today.

Here are some of the best photos from the events to mark the Rising so far.

27/03/2016  1916 Centenary Commemorati Lieutenants of the Irish Army at the Flag Ceremony at the Royal College of Surgeons Source: MAXWELLS DUBLIN GOVERNMENT HANDOUT

27/03/2016  1916 Centenary Commemorati The flag ceremony involved handing over the Irish Republic Flag and the Plough and the Stars Flag in front of the historic RCSI Building in Stephens Green. Source: RollingNews.ie

27/3/2016 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Celebration Members of the Irish Defences Forces. Source: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

27/3/2016 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Celebration President Michael D. Higgins lays a wreath in Kilmainham Gaol. Source: RollingNews.ie

27/3/2016 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Celebration The military guard of honour are pictured before the ceremony when a wreath was laid by President Michael D Higgins. Source: RollingNews.ie

1916 Easter Rising commemoration Taoiseach Enda Kenny inspects the Guard of Honour at the GPO. Source: Brian Lawless

1916 Easter Rising commemoration President Michael D Higgins lays a wreath prior to the military parade. Source: Niall Carson

1916 Easter Rising commemoration Captain Peter Kelleher from the 27th Infantry Battalion reading the Proclamation at the GPO. Source: MAXWELLS DUBLIN GOVERNMENT HANDOUT

Ireland Easter Rising Thousands of soldiers march through the streets of Dublin. Source: AP/Press Association Images

27/3/2016 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Celebration Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness and Fianna Fáil Leader Micheal Martin in Kilmainham.

27/3/2016 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Celebration The tricolour flies in the courtyard of Kilmainham. Source: RollingNews.ie

BAZ_3107 An open-air, free performance taking place at Collins Barracks, Dublin which will include the world premire of One Hundred Years a Nation, a major new orchestral and choral work commissioned for the occasion by RTɃ from composer Shaun Davey. Source: www.barrycronin.com

Read: Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO

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