A Garda Special Detective member removes the face scarf from a member of a republican paramilitary colour party during the Republican Sinn Fein 1916 centenary commemoration outside the GPO Dublin.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. pictured at the Dublin Web Summit
Ploughed field at Poziers in the middle of the Somme Battlefield in France where thousands of Irishmen fought and were commemorated on the centenary of the Battle.
Actor Brendan Gleeson (centre) pictured with his sons Domhnall and Brian, during a break in rehearsals for their play The Walworth Farce
Ha'penny Bridge, Dublin pictured durung heavy snowfall during the worst weather on record
A woman browses a closing down sale in a jewellery shop in Dublin as Irelands economic future hangs in the balance
Irish traditional singer Liam Clancy pictured in the National Concert Hall, Dublin.
A young ballerina feels the pressure of rehersals for Ballet Fushion's production of The Nuttcracker in Dance Ireland studios, Dublin
13 year old Nicole McQuillan from St. Patrick's Boxing Club in Keady in Co.Armagh pictured with her coach Sean Doran during the 1st National Ladies Boxing Competiton at The National Stadium, Dublin in November 2005.
Ger Dorgan meets his brother Patrick Dorgan who won two bronze medals in the Special Olympics in China on his arrival home to Dublin Airport.
A woman kisses the relics of Saint Anthony of Padua in the Church of the Immaculate Conception (Adam & Eve's), Merchant's Quay, Dublin, during the relics' tour of Ireland in 2003