Newport’s Ancient Order of Hibernian’s Pipes and Drums are currently in Dublin and participating with other pipe bands to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising.

The parade is one of many events to commemorate this important event in Irish history.

The parade is being organized to honor those who fought for Ireland’s independence during the 1916 Rising and was held in Dublin on March 26, 2016.

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