Monday 3 August 2015

Howth Gun Running Centenary

Published 27/07/2014 | 18:09

Artillery rounds are fired from Howth east pier, Dublin, during a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth from the Asgard yacht by Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Artillery rounds are fired from Howth east pier, Dublin, during a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth from the Asgard yacht by Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
President Michael D Higgins lays a wreath during a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth from the Asgard yacht by Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Crowds gather for a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth east pier, Dublin, from the Asgard yacht by Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
A replica of the Asgard sails in to Howth Harbour during a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth from the yacht by Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
MEP Neassa Childers (centre), Grand Daughter of Erskine Childers, during a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth from the Asgard yacht Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Re-enactors take part in a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth east pier, Dublin, during a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth from the Asgard yacht by Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Re-enactors during a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth east pier, Dublin, from the Asgard yacht Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
President Michael D Higgins lays a wreath during a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth east pier, Dublin, from the Asgard yacht by Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
President Michael D Higgins is given a Guard of Honor during a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth east pier, Dublin, from the Asgard yacht by Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Re-enactors (from the left) Paul Callery, James Langton and Rod Dennison, from the Dublin Brigade of Volunteers Irish History Group, during a ceremony to commemorate a century since the landing of arms at Howth from the Asgard yacht by Erskine and Molly Childers. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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