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Flag raising marks the arrival of 1916 centenary year

Minister for the Diaspora, Jimmy Deenihan, presided at the New Year’s Day flag raising ceremony in Dublin Castle to mark the start of the government’s 2016 State Ceremonial Program. The ceremony was attended by President Michael D. Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste Joan Burton, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan. RollingNews.ie photo.

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