14/11/2016

Remembrance Sunday Services Held Across NI

Remembrance Sunday services have been held across Northern Ireland, with local politicians joined by Ireland's Taoiseach and NI Secretary of State James Brokenshire.
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The First Minister Arlene Foster was joined by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny at a service in Enniskillen, where they both laid a wreath at the war memorial. Mr Kenny has been attending the Enniskillen service since 2012.

Elsewhere, the Secretary of State James Brokenshire attended a ceremony at Belfast City Hall, led by Lord Mayor Brian Kingston.

It is understood that up to 1,000 people attended the service in the city on Sunday, 13 November.

Irish Tánaiste, Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister, also attended the Belfast event, laying a wreath on behalf of the Irish Government.

(MH)

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