WATCH: Moving video pays tribute to the women of 1916

They are being remembered on this International Women's Day

International Women's Day, 1916, women, mural, Dublin, Nurse Margaret Kehoe, tribute, Ireland 2016

Image: YouTube/Ireland 2016 // Éire 2016 - Official Channel

As Ireland and the world marks International Women's Day, special tributes are being paid to the women of the 1916 Rising.

A special event took place earlier at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin.

While Bus Éireann and Royal Irish Academy have launched a collaborative 'Women of the Rising' campaign - which will see six leading female 1916 participants on posters on board 650 buses nationwide.

A new mural has also been unveiled on South Great George’s Street in the capital.

The 35-foot street art installation is inspired by the women of 1916 and features three who each played an important role in the Rising: Countess Markievicz, Margaret Pearse and Grace Gifford-Plunkett.

Image: Gearoid O’Dea

And the Ireland 2016 project has also paid tribute with a moving video, which makes parallels between Ireland then and now.

"Through a programme of special events in 2016, we remember the bravery and idealism of the women of 1916", it says.

Nurse Margaret Kehoe left her house on April 24th, 1916. She was fatally injured while helping the wounded and never returned home.