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By Jemma Crew

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.

The Queen led the nation in tribute as the country paused for a two-minute silence to remember its war dead.

The head of state was joined by Prime Minister Theresa May for the annual service at the Cenotaph in central London - one of many taking place around the country in memory of those killed in past and present conflicts.

More than 750 Armed Forces personnel were applauded by crowds of poppy wearers as they marched to form a hollow square around the memorial in Whitehall.

As Big Ben struck 11am, the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery fired their First World War-era guns to mark the beginning and end of the reflection in the heart of Whitehall.

The Last Post was then sounded before the Bishop of London, the Right Reverend Richard Chartres, led a service.

Dressed in black, the Queen laid a wreath of poppies at the memorial for "The Glorious Dead" while the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, Mrs May and leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn followed suit.

Mr Corbyn joined in with God Save The Queen after previously attracting criticism for not singing the anthem at the Battle of Britain 75th anniversary commemorations last year.

The Duchess of Cambridge and Duchess of Cornwall watched on from the balcony of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

Former prime ministers David Cameron, Tony Blair and Sir John Major were also present, along with London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

Ahead of the service, wreaths of life-jacket-orange poppies were laid by campaign group Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants to commemorate the thousands of people who have died in the last year trying to reach Europe.

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.

Meanwhile, in Edinburgh First Minister Nicola Sturgeon laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Scotland at the Stone of Remembrance outside the City Chambers.

Hundreds gathered outside St Giles' Cathedral on the capital's Royal Mile for the annual Remembrance Sunday memorial event organised by veterans' charity Legion Scotland.

This year's Remembrance Sunday is especially poignant as 2016 marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of Jutland, the 25th anniversary of the Gulf War and the 80th anniversary of the first flight of the Supermarine Spitfire.

The British Army suffered almost 60,000 casualties on the first day of the Somme battle alone and more than a million men would be killed or wounded on both sides over the course of the 141-day offensive.

Alex Saridis, great-grandnephew of Jack Cornwell, who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions on board HMS Chester at Jutland aged just 16, said it was "amazing" to be at the Cenotaph with so many people.

Cornwell was stationed at a gun in an exposed position and was seriously injured when the ship was hit by 17 shells in the space of three minutes.

He continued to stand alone at his post with shrapnel in his chest until the end of fighting, dying days later in hospital shortly after his 16th birthday.

Wearing his Royal Navy uniform, Mr Saridis, 23, from Epsom, Surrey said: "I'm here today to remember my great great uncle Jack, also known as John Travers Cornwell, who is the youngest VC (Victoria Cross) winner within the Royal Navy.

"It's a sad thing knowing that a family member passed on at such a young age, but it's also an incredible thing knowing that I have such a legacy to be able to look up to and be able to reach for.

"Remembering not just my great great uncle Jack but everyone ... is an incredibly important thing because it enables us to not just see what happened but also to learn from their mistakes so we can better ourselves, and to be able to keep on living and improving."

Following the ceremony, about 8,500 veterans and servicemen and women were cheered on as they started parading down Whitehall to music played by military bands. Heir to the throne Charles took the salute at Horse Guards Parade.

In what has become an annual tradition, London black cabs provided free transport to participating veterans from the main London train stations to Whitehall as a mark of gratitude.

Numbers were down from the usual 10,000-strong participants after the Legion introduced "more rigorous eligibility criteria" this year.

Bob Gamble OBE, who heads up commemorative events at the RBL, denied that family members had been told they could not march, saying instead that various associations had been trying to prioritise veterans.

He said: "By the time Charles stops saluting I think he'll tell you there were plenty of veterans here today.

"The numbers were less this year than last. Next year I am very confident we will be back up to our usual 10,000, but it will be veterans. The crowds come to see veterans. It's about veterans.

"We just need to make sure all those that have served, both civilian and military, men and women, have an opportunity to come and do this thing. It's for them."

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