In Pictures: Air Corps captures stunning Dublin images from above

Up to 500,000 people are expected on the streets of the capital this weekend

Air Corps, Dublin, images, GPO, O'Connell Street, Croke Park, 1916, Trinity College

An aerial view of the GPO on Dublin's O'Connell Street | Image via @IrishAirCorps on Twitter

As Dublin gears up for the 1916 centenary events, it seems someone is watching from above.

The Air Corps have released stunning photos, showing the capital as it prepares for the celebrations.

The centenary events this weekend will be the largest in the history of the State, and include an Easter Sunday Parade.

Some 3,700 members of the Defence Forces will march in the event.

While up to 500,000 people are expected to line the streets of Dublin to watch the parade.

An aerial view of the GPO on Dublin's O'Connell Street
O'Connell Bridge, as seen from above
Dublin's Liberty Hall, with a banner showing 1916 leaders
The view looking down the River Liffey
Trinity College Dublin
Croke Park from above
Dún Laoghaire
Dublin city centre
All images via @IrishAirCorps on Twitter and Flickr