The programme remembers the ICA members who died in the Rising
SIPTU will host a programme of cultural events to commemorate the 1916 Rising and the role that its headquarters Liberty Hall played in it.
The events will include a gala concert there tonight featuring Christy Moore and Damien Dempsey and talks on Easter Monday.
On Tuesday, President Higgins will lay a wreath at the James Connolly statue on Beresford Place in a state commemoration of those who lost their lives in the Irish Citizen Army and afterwards will unveil a plaque at the Hall.
Frank Connolly, Head of Communications with SIPTU, explains the role of the site in the rising: