The Garda Armed Support Unit which was put on the streets of Dublin after the murder of David Byrne at the Regency hotel in Dublin.
A young relative looks on at the funeral of those who lost their lives in the Carrickmines fire at a traveller halting site.
The remains of murdered teenager Marioara Rostas, whose body was found in the Wicklow mountains, are returned to Romania for burial
The body of Toyosi Shitta Bey, the 15-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in Tyrellstown, Dublin, is laid to rest at the Muslim burial ground in Rathcoole cemetery
Artist Robert Ballagh in his Dublin studio.
A young Pakistani boy touches the face of his 96-year-old grandmother
Leo Varadkar TD celebrates, after being elected as the new Fine Gael leader
A Muslim at prayer in the Anwar e-Madina mosque on Talbot Street, Dublin.
Artist Martin Bengtsson working inside his caravan which is his studio/home
Writer, Colm Toibin, in his studio.
Businessman Sean Quinn becomes emotional during a support rally held for him in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan
Siblings Tom and Elsa Dollard, walking on the historic Centre Park Road, Cork, which saw 27 fallen trees after hurricane Ophelia
Nour Mashour, a malnourished child, receives treatment at an Aleppo Hospital during the Syrian War
Tour guides from the 1916 freedom tour passing Government buildings. 2016 marks the centenary of The Easter Rising.
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
John Buckley, father of murdered Irish Nurse Karen Buckley gives his wife Marian a comforting kiss at a candlelight vigil on Georges square Glasgow. Also included is Karens brother Kieran.
98-year-old D-Day veteran Sir John Leslie who was awarded the Legion of Honour at a ceremony at the French Ambassador’s Residence.
Pizza maker Gilles in his Pizza truck in Greystones
A cross is carried reinacting the stations of the cross on Good Friday. The cross is carried by different people on the route and passes through the Ballymun Town centre.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD tries his hand with a horse and plough at the National Ploughing Championships in County Laois
Emma Day gives her partner Lt Kevin Fitzgerald a kiss after he was awarded with his Military Pilots Wings at a Ceremony in the Air Corps Headquarters.
Patricia Quinn, wife of Sean Quinn, sits with her daughters on a trailer during a support rally for her husband in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan
The outbreak of the deadly virus Ebola in Kenema, Eastern Sierra Leone
President Michael D Higgins attending the annual state commemoration of the 1916 Rising at Arbour Hill in Dublin
Three-year-old Abbey Fortune and Grace O'Donnell from St Joseph's nursery Dublin singing at the live animal crib at the Mansion House
Performers make their way down O'Connell Street in Dublin during the St Patrick's Day parade
A mourner touches the coffin of beloved Irish writer Maeve Binchy at her funeral mass in Dalkey, Co Dublin
Visitors at the leprechaun museum in Dublin
Blacksmith John Boyne at work on the shoe of Lir, a member of the Garda Mounted Unit
Sandbags in Dublin as the city is placed on flood alert
Senator and presidential candidate David Norris fires the starting pistol for the Goal Calcutta run
Seamus Kelly at his Havelock Square home, with the about to be opened Aviva Stadium at the end of the road .
Restaurateur Nick Munier in his Dublin restaurant
A young Palestinian girl in a south Hebron refugee camp, West Bank
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern in his office in St Lukes, Drumcondra
A man prays outside a Port-au-Prince church that had just been destroyed in the Haitian earthquake
Organic baker Jonas Hein in his Offaly bakery
Protestors outside the Dail following the governments decision to call in the IMF
The son and partner of John ONeill, who was shot dead while on holiday in Spain, at his grave in Dublin
The aftermath of the Haiti earthquake
One time murder suspect Ian Bailey outside the Courts of Criminal Justice in Dublin
The Garda sub-aqua unit at work in the River Liffey
The father of 15-year-old murder victim Toyosi Shitta-Bey at his sons funeral
A Ugandan boy strokes the head of his mother who is dying of Aids
Journalist Jim Downey looks at a portrait of himself
An undertaker loads a childs coffin on to the back of a couriers motorcycle in Uganda, east Africa
Hugh O’Donnell tries to reach his flooded house in Ballinasloe, Co Galway
Actor Brendan Gleeson
The scene moments after a bus and a Luas crashed on OConnell Street
Brians Cowen and Lenihan at the Fianna Fail think-in cabinet photo-shoot
Horsetrainer Willie Mullins at his stables in Co Carlow
U2 play Croke Park in Dublin during there 360 degree tour.
Mark Nash is driven away after being charged with the murder of two women in Grangegorman, Dublin, in 1997.
A man goes for a swim during the Bray Summerfest airshow
A soldier on manoeuvres in the Curragh, Co Kildare
Local children swim in a lake in the Zinder region of Niger.
One of the cars involved in an accident, which left five young men dead.
A passer by takes a closer look at a bus shelter ad.
Chief Executive Michael Cullen at the new private Beacon Hospital in Dublin.
The Tricolour is led to a cermony for five cadets who were awarded with their Military Pilots Wings at a Ceremony in the Air Corps Headquarters in Casement Aerodrome
Gillian Treacy after leaving Portlaois circuit after a man was convicted of killing her son by drink driving
Mairead Murphy from Sligo shows off her 4 month old baby Pearl to Rachel Williams and Ruth Walsh on Ladies Day at the Galway races.
Blacksmith Florence O'Sullivan from Boolteens, Castlemaine, Co Kerry.
The remains of the Garda Tony Golden at his State Funeral in Blackrock Coounty Louth. Garda Golden was shot dead in nearby Omeath while responding to a domestic disturbance.
Ian Bailey photographed in Cork.
Jamie Farrelly Maughan's sister Rebecca and mother, Josephine Farrelly, at Jamie's funeral in Cavan town in July 2004.The body of the 13-year-old had been found in the garden of a vacant house yards from her mother's home six days after her disappearance