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2018

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News 2018

END OF THE ROAD

by Justin Kernoghan

A tired and extremely gaunt looking Martin McGuinness leaving Stormont after handing in his resignation as Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland

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MARTIN'S FAREWELL

By Mark Marlow

Crowds of mourners walk behind the coffin of Martin McGuinness, during his funeral in Derry

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THE LAST LAUGH?

By Laura Hutton

Former Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean Fitzpatrick leaves the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court after he was acquitted, on charges of misleading Anglo Irish Bank's auditors, by direction of the judge

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CONVICTED

By Michael Chester

Molly Martens in shackles as she is escorted to the prison van at Davidson County Court, Lexington, NC, USA, after being convicted for the second degree murder of her husband Jason Corbett

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FRAIL FACE OF WAR

By Mark Condren

Nour Mashour, a malnourished child, receives treatment at an Aleppo Hospital during the Syrian War

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STREET LIFE

By Mark Condren

A homeless couple are awakened by passing members of the Garda ASU, after leaving a "gun call" in Dublin. Ireland has recently seen the highest rate of homelessness on record

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SEARCHING FOR RESCUE 116

By Steve Humphreys

A member of the Irish Coast Guard looks out towards a misty Achill as the search continues for Rescue 116, along Blacksod coastline, Co Mayo

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INNOCENCE TAKEN AWAY

By Leon Farrell

Young girls from around Ireland take part in a protest to highlight child marriage and violations against refugee girls

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BISHOP INTERRED

By Tony Gavin

The coffin of Bishop Eamonn Casey is taken to the crypt by members of his family, at the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway

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LEO LEADING

By Frank McGrath

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar traverses a ditch after seeing the work of the ESB network repair crews following hurricane Ophelia, at Drumlara, Co Meath

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HANDMAIDEN'S PROTEST

By Gareth Chaney

Tadhg Leperff (7-months) with campaigners dressed as handmaids during a lobby for pro-choice at the start of the Oireachtas Committee public sessions on the 8th Amendment at Leinster House, Dublin

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FORENSICS IN THE MOONLIGHT

By Fergal Phillips

The Garda Technical Bureau at the scene in Walterstown Farm, Dunboyne, investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man's body

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BROKEN HEARTED

By David Conachy

The family of Irish Coast Guard Captain Dara Fitzpatrick carry her coffin from St Patrick's Church in Glencullen, Co Dublin, to her final resting place

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IBRAHIM'S RETURN

By Colin Keegan

Ibrahim Halawa pictured on his arrival at Dublin Airport, after spending over 4 years in an Egyptian jail