Pics: Irish sports stars celebrate the 1916 Easter Rising centenary 2 years ago

Pics: Irish sports stars celebrate the 1916 Easter Rising centenary

A plethora of Irish sports stars marked the centenary of the 1916 Rising in style on Sunday, and if you're waking up to a breakfast of Berocca Boost and shame, so did you.

Sunday marked the 100 year anniversary of the most significant uprising in Irish history, with the Rising being commemorated with a host of events around the country.

Everyone was in a patriotic mood over the weekend, including our nation's sports stars who were really getting into the celebrations judging by their activity on social media.

No frills from the soccer players

Nothing wrong with keeping it simple.

The Notorious wore his finest Andre 3000 suit to mark the event

Classy stuff from the Punisher

"Y'all"

Brian Gregan 1916

Two very different kinds of photobombing.

Spike's a poet

There are unconfirmed reports that he knows it.

The fightin' Irish

P Holohan 1916

Not to mention the massive chocolate eggs