The ceremony is held annually to commemorate the lives of all Irish people who have died in past wars or while on service with the United Nations.
Youngsters have recited poetry to commemorate a century of war.
In subsequent years, the hour and day was set aside to commemorate the war dead of the Allied nations.
Sixty years on, that spirit is remembered and celebrated as 15 Heads of State participate in a ceremony which will commemorate the values the veterans fought for.
a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the war dead
More than 4,000 petals were dropped at a ceremony to commemorate police officers killed in the line of duty.
Gabriel Fawcett investigates how the Germans commemorate the losses they sustained in the First and Second World Wars.
In the following weeks the people would watch as a tall memorial was built to commemorate those who had died.
So he argued against the rich being able to commemorate their war dead with ornate personal graves.
The medal was first established in 1856 after the end of the Crimean War to commemorate actions of extreme bravery in the face of the enemy.