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Villiers recognises significance of 2016 commemorations

Ahead of this weekend's 1916 Easter Rising Commemorations, the Secretary of State welcomes Irish Government's efforts to ensure inclusivity

Ms Villiers commented:

I recognise the significance of this weekend for Irishmen & women across the world.

Whatever one’s perspective, I welcome and appreciate the efforts of the Irish Government to ensure that the centenary of the Easter Rising is marked in ways that are inclusive and designed to promote reconciliation.