The former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton is installed as the chancellor of Queen's University during a ceremony at the Belfast academic institution.
Five-year-old Willow O’Brien dressed up to celebrate St Patrick’s Day outside the General Post Office on O’Connell Street in Dublin.
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo hugs Republic of Ireland fan Addison Whelan (11) having given her his jersey following a World Cup qualifier in Dublin.
Horses and their jockeys clear Ruby’s Double during the La Touche Cup at Punchestown racecourse, Co. Kildare.
Two women prepare to enter the sea off Bull Wall in Dublin as Ireland woke up to snow and ice on a Sunday morning.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Taoiseach Micheál Martin at Hillsborough Castle, Northern Ireland, during discussions on the British-Irish relationship in the context of Brexit.
Paralympic swimmer Darragh McDonald, who went on to win Gold at London 2012, poses for a portrait proudly displaying his customised prosthetic legs.
A young girl clings to her father’s finger as she watches the guests arrive for her aunt’s wedding.
Amateur boxer Glenn Murray after a bout during the IABA Senior Open Elite Competition.
Dr.Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar (centre) at the burial of his wife and three teenage children, who died in a suspect arson attack.
The Prince of Wales shakes hands with Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams at the National University of Ireland in Galway during a 4 day visit to the island of Ireland.
A collection of horse racing images depicting a day at the races taken throughout the year at various Irish venues.
In April the USA Synchronized Swim Team visited the National Aquatic Center in Dublin as part of their training for the Olympic Games in London.
Ireland's Marie Louise Reilly lines up for the anthems before a Six Nations match against France, showing the signs of the previous weeks match.
The Sinn Fein logo is projected onto Martin McGuinness, unbeknownst to him, at the launch of their National Programme of Events surrounding the 1916 Commemorations
Australia’s Heath Francis is congratulated by second place Francis Kompaon, of Papua New Guinea, while he keeps an eye on his time, after he won the Men’s 100m-T46 Final at the Beijing Paralympic Games 2008.
Irish Olympic swimmer Melanie Nocher at the Ireland team hotel in advance of the FINA World Swimming Championships Rome 2009.
Dublin ladies footballers watch on anxiously in the last minute of the final which they lost to a last minute goal.
Diya Linkwinkstar (12) performs a semi-classical dance during the Indian Festival of Lights, known as Diwali, at Croke Park.
A lady listens to speeches, in reaction to Budget 2014, during a protest by pensioners outside Leinster House.
One of the last residents on the top floor of the Joseph Plunkett Tower in Ballymun, Teresa Freeman before the demolition of the tower.
Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring T.D. has a kick about with some eager children at the HSE Community Games Finals launch.
A diver competes during the Final of the Men's 10m Platform Diving event at the 2011 FINA World Long Course Championships in Shanghai, China.
Thousands of mourners filed past the remains of former Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald as he lay in state in the Oak Room of the Mansion House, Dublin.
Images of competitors during various diving events at the 2010 LEN European Long Course Swimming Championships.
John Condie hits his 2nd shot on the 3rd during the Bob Hughes Cup 74th World Open One Armed Championships at Co. Meath Golf Club.
Runners compete during the senior boys event at the Leinster Schools Cross-Country, DCU, Dublin.
China’s Fang Wang races ahead of the field on her way to winning the Women’s 100m-T36 final in a world record time of 13.82 seconds at the Beijing Paralympic Games 2008.
Runners and riders in action at the Laytown beach races, Laytown Strand, Co. Meath.
Kerry fans celebrate after the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final against Cork at Croke Park in September 2007.
Italy's Christian Vieri shoots at the Republic of Ireland goal during a friendly match at Lansdowne Road in August 2005.
A bather on his way to the beach in Limassol watches two Republic of Ireland soccer fans pose for a photograph ahead of the Euro 2008 Championship qualifier against Cyprus in October 2006.