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First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach Enda Kenny lay wreath at Enniskillen Cenotaph

By Lesley-Anne McKeown

Published 13/11/2016

Survivor James Leatherbarrow at the Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying/ Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Survivor James Leatherbarrow at the Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying/ Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where she laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye Survivor James Leatherbarrow The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye Survivor James Leatherbarrow with Grace Curry who helped him on the day The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye Survivor James Leatherbarrow The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye A lone piper stands over the site on the A5 The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
Kevin Scott / Presseye The Ballygawley bus bombing memorial wreath laying takes place on November 13th 2016 in Ballygawley , Northern Ireland. (Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye)
First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where she laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where she laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where he laid a wreath along with First Minister Arlene Foster pictured and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where he laid a wreath along with First Minister Arlene Foster pictured and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 13th November 2016 First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where she laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where he laid a wreath along with First Minister Arlene Foster pictured and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where she laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where she laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where he laid a wreath along with First Minister Arlene Foster pictured and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where she laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where she laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where she laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 13th November 2016 First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where she laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny pictured at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where he laid a wreath along with First Minister Arlene Foster pictured and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Twelve years old Zack Rutherford from the Britannia Band who followed the tradition were the youngest member lays a wreath at the War Memorial in Londonderry on Remembrance Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Veterans pictured during the Remembrance Parade on Sunday in Londonderry. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Veterans pictured during the Remembrance Parade on Sunday in Londonderry. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Veterans pictured during the Remembrance Parade on Sunday in Londonderry. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Standard Bearers from the Royal British Legion make their way to the Cenotaph in Derry on Remembrance Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Joe Halley from the Royal Dublin Fusiliers who laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in Derry on Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Standard Bearers from the Royal British Legion at the Cenotaph in Derry on Remembrance Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Members of teh Salvation Army who took part in the annual Remembrance Sunday parade at the War Memorial in Derry on Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Caitlin Warke from the Cathedral Youth Club who was one of teh young people at the Cenotaph in Londonderry on Remembrance Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
County Commissioner Richard Edgar representing the Scouts pictured at the War Memorial in Londonderry on Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Irene Hunter from teh Womens Branch of the Royla British Legion pictured at the Cenotaph in Londonderry on Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Some of the people who came to remember the fallen at the Cenotaph in Londonderry on Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
The scene at the War Memorial in Londonderry on Remembrance Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Some of the people who came to remember the fallen at the Cenotaph in Londonderry on Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire looks on as wreaths are laid. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kr
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire looks on as wreaths are laid. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kr
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire looks on as wreaths are laid. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kr
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire lays a wreath. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kris Hopkins, att
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire lays a wreath. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kris Hopkins, att
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire lays a wreath. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kris Hopkins, att
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire lays a wreath. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kris Hopkins, att
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire lays a wreath. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kris Hopkins, att
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire lays a wreath. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kris Hopkins, att
Chelsea Pensioner Walter Swann pictured at the War Memorial in Londonderry on Remembrance Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Derry City and Strabane District Council Mayor, Councillor Jim McKeever who laid a wreath at the War Memorial on Sunday. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Lord Lieutenant Angela Garvey who laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in Londonderry on Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Some of the people who came to remember the fallen at the Cenotaph in Londonderry on Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
The scene at the War Memorial in Londonderry on Remembrance Sunday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 13.11.16
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 13th November 2016 Enniskillen bomb survivor Jim Dixon at the Cenotaph in Enniskillen during the annual Remembrance Day service. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire chats to Raymond Crawford who served full time with the UDR. Mr Crawford suffered injuries due to his service after he retired. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, a
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire lays a wreath. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kris Hopkins, att
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire chats to Raymond Crawford who served full time with the UDR. Mr Crawford suffered injuries due to his service after he retired. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, a
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 13th November 2016 Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire looks on as wreaths are laid. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye. Brokenshire pays tribute to fallen heroes at Belfast City Hall Remembrance Day Commemoration The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, attended todayÕs Remembrance Sunday service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath on behalf of the Government. Mr Brokenshire joined other guests including the Lord Mayor, Her MajestyÕs Lord Lieutenant of Belfast and representatives of the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government, as well as serving and former members of the armed forces. Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: ÒToday was my first time attending the Remembrance commemorations at Belfast City Hall, and I was honoured and humbled to represent the UK government at this very special service. ÒIt is a privilege to attend commemorations of this nature and today, in the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, was particularly poignant . I had the honour to attend commemorative services for the Battle of Guillemont and Ginchy in France in September of this year, and as I stood in that quiet part of Northern France, I was struck by the enormous loss that was endured by British and Irish forces. It is hard to imagine the horror of what those brave men must have endured over 100 years ago, and that is why it is important we gather today to remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. Just as in Great Britain, so across the island of Ireland there was virtually no corner left unaffected by the Battle of the Somme. The contribution and sacrifice of the men who fought in the battle was immense, and we should never forget it.Ó Also on Sunday, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kr
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan 6 year old Robbie Jess, dressed for the occasion, at at Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Phil Roberts and daughter Jessica at Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan 6 year old Robbie Jess, dressed for the occasion, at at Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Secretary of State James Brokenshire speaking to Raymond Crawford (UDR) at Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Secretary of State James Brokenshire speaking to Raymond Crawford (UDR) at Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan 6 year old Robbie Jess, dressed for the occasion, at at Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Soldiers stand guard as dozens of wreaths are laid at Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Secretary of State James Brokenshire at Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
13/11/16 PACEMAKER PRESS Northern Ireland's Secretary of State James Brokenshire pays his respects on Remembrance Sunday in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. PICTURE MATT BOHILL PACEMAKER PRESS
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 13/11/2016 Mandatory Credit - Picture by Justin Kernoghan Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland.First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial.Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended Belfast City Hall's event with representatives from the Stormont Executive and Irish government.
Jim Allister MLA at Bushmills during Remembrance Day service in Bushmills. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
First Minister Arlene Foster and Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny have taken part in a service in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. Mr Kenny has attended the event every year since 2012, laying a wreath of laurels at the war memorial. Picture by Bill Smyth.
Frances Fitzgerald TD Minister for justice and equality laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in Belfast City Hall Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland. Picture by Bill Smyth.
Secretary of State James Brokenshire at Belfast City Hall - Remembrance Sunday commemorations are taking place across Northern Ireland. Picture by Bill Smyth.
Frances Fitzgerald TD Minister for justice and equality laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in Belfast City Hall. Picture by Bill Smyth.
Chief Ex David Jackson with Cllrs Watton and Harding at Coleriaine. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA/CCGBC
Coleraine Remembrance. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA/CCGBC
Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye.
Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye.
Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye.
Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye.
Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye.
Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in the grounds of Belfast City Hall. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 13th November 2016 General view of the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where First Minister Arlene Foster laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
General view of the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where First Minister Arlene Foster laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
General view of the Cenotaph in Enniskillen where First Minister Arlene Foster laid a wreath along with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Northern Ireland Office. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

First Minister Arlene Foster was joined by Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the annual Remembrance Service in Enniskillen.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny joined First Minister Arlene Foster for the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Enniskillen - where 29 years ago an IRA bomb killed 11 people and injured dozens of others.

A 12th victim of the outrage died 13 years later having never woken from a coma.

Mr Kenny has taken part in the ceremony every year since 2012 and laid a wreath of green laurels alongside the many red poppies at the Co Fermanagh town's war memorial.

His annual presence is symbolic of the greater recognition now afforded in the Republic of Ireland to those Irishmen who fought and died serving in the British Army in the First World War.

There were no discussions between the two leaders who are expected to meet more formally this week in Dublin on Tuesday and again in Armagh, where Brexit is likely to dominate the agenda of Friday's north/south ministerial council meeting.

The biggest Remembrance Sunday event took place in Belfast, where more than 1,000 people turned out to pay their respects at the city cenotaph.

Past and present members of the armed services marched alongside members of the Royal British Legion and other military associations past rows of small wooden crosses through the Garden of Remembrance.

Some of the crosses had photographs of servicemen and women killed in more recent conflicts, including in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Senior police officers, representatives from the emergency services and the French honorary consul Regine McCullough also took part.

Irish Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald laid a laurel wreath.

Speaking afterwards, Ms Fitzgerald, whose grandfather served as a soldier in the British Army and whose father was a colonel in the Irish Army, said it had been an important engagement.

She said: "So many people across the island lost their lives; 50,000 families affected by loss of a loved one during the First World War.

"We have had a government minister here since 2012 and I think it is really important to come together, to remember together and to look at our shared histories."

Commemorations in Belfast were led by the city's Lord Mayor Brian Kingston. On Friday about 1,000 took part in a two-minute silence at City Hall to mark Armistice Day.

Meanwhile, James Brokenshire laid a wreath as Northern Ireland Secretary for the first time.

He said: "I think it is extraordinary, that rightfully we bring together the whole community remembering those who gave their lives for us in that sense of service and sacrifice, for freedom, for liberty.

"I think that remains as relevant now as it has ever done."

Mr Brokenshire also commended the Irish Government for sending a representative.

He added: "It was very good to see Frances Fitzgerald here in Belfast.

"There is that shared history that increasingly we are able to recognise and be part of; to underline all of those who served from across the island of Ireland who served in the Great War and who lost their lives in seeking to fight for freedom and for liberty."

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