Work riders turn up at training yards and stables early every morning to exercise hundreds of thoroughbred horses out on the gallops.
Ellen Creed, Dublin, with the flowers her daughter left outside her door for Mother’s Day. It was the first week of Covid-19 restrictions, when people aged over 70 were advised to cocoon until further notice.
The strange world of American artist David McDermott in his Mullingar mansion.
Some owners of cars keep them under canvas cover for many reasons. In this video a number of people reveal what's underneath the large tarpaulin in their front driveway and detail the relationships they have with their vehicles.
Residents of Ailesbury Nursing Home, Sandymount, enjoy the sunshine on a day trip to the rose gardens of St Anne’s Park, Raheny, in July.
Schoolchildren from Loreto Primary School Dalkey enjoy the National Symphony Orchestra under conductor Gearoid Grant at the National Concert Hall.
Just elected Taoiseach Enda Kenny is congratulated as he leaves Leinster House for Aras an Uachtarain to receive his seal of Office from the President.
Heart broken St. Mary’s fans after a one-point defeat by Belvedere College in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup Final in March.
As the remains of poet Séamus Heaney leave Donnybrook Church for burial, his widow Marie thanks the public who lined the street and applauded.
Paul Fox, from Clondalkin, a worker at MMI for over 33 years, holds three gold GAA All-Ireland Championship winner's medals created by him at the workshop in Bluebell, Dublin.
Irish Modern Dance Theatre rehearse their production of "Fall and Recover" , choreographed by John Scott in May.
The dancer and choreographer Jean Butler.
Sisters of murder victim, Siobhan Kearney, hold a vigil outside her home - Anne-Marie, Aishling, Caroline and Brighid.
Italian conservators work on an 18th century scagliola tabletop at Russborough House which was originally commissioned by Joseph Leeson 1st Earl of Milltown, 1744.
A man crosses a lock on the Grand Canal on a crisp Autumn day near Dublin's Baggott Street.
Mervyn Nixon, who specialises in the creation and fitting of prosthetic eyes.
101 year-old Louis Wine, the oldest member of Dublin’s Jewish community at the unveiling of a New Torah at the Terenure Synagogue, in April.
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern leaves Áras an Uachtaráin after seeking the dissolution of the Dáil.
A devoted supporter carries a photo of Taoiseach Brian Cowen T.D. around his neck, when the new Taoiseach celebrated his appointment at the Tullamore Rally in May.
The dancer Kenneth Flak performs in CYP 17, choreographed by André Gingras.
A young rugby player celebrates his school side's win by sliding across a puddle on the field.
Brian Williams and son Noah, visit an exhibition of donkey portraits, by Italian Photographer, Oliviero Toscani, in Dublin's Docklands.
Yomiko Chen in smock top by designer Rebecca Garcia and painting by Sean Scully in Hugh Lane Gallery.
Derval O'Rourke, Ireland's top female athlete, who won the 60 metre hurdles gold in the World Indoor Champsionships in March.
A stray horse follows the field in the early stages of the Paddy Power Steeplechase, Leopardstown, in December.
Muzychemko family who still live in toxic polluted zone of Vetka, Bellarus, contaminated by radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl disaster.
Actor Ralph Fiennes pictured in the Gate Theatre while appearing in Brian Friel's 'The Faith Healer'.
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald MEP at Ard Chomhairle (National Executive) meeting in Dublin.
Actors Barbara Brennan , Susan Fitzgerald and Bernadette McKenna, in Becketts "Come and Go", at the Gate Theatre, in April.
Veronica Walsh sporting a very dramatic hat at the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse.
Ballet Ireland dancers pictured at the National Concert Hall, during rehearsals for Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.
Christy Bird Flanagan in his furniture and antiques shop, Christy Bird's, at Portobello Bridge, Dublin, in May 2005
Well-wishers turn out in Tullamore, Co Offaly, to welcome Brian Cowen home after his election as Taoiseach in May 2008
Building workers in Dublin city look through a hole cut in a promotional picture of Roy Keane the day after the announcement he was leaving Ireland's World Cup squad in Saipan following a row with the manager Mick McCarthy in May 2002.
The start of the annual Liffey Swim in Dublin in September 2004.
Bono, lead singer with U2 pictured in Dublin Docklands in November 2002 during a photocall to announce an architectural competition to design a 60 metre landmark tower which will house U2's exclusive recording studio on it's top two floors.
The Taoiseach Bertie Ahern TD and Tanaiste Mary Harney TD walk out of Government buildings to face the assembled media to launch their Programme for Government in June 2002.
Kilkenny players celebrate after beating Cork in the final of the All-Ireland Minor Camogie Championship at Croke Park, Dublin, in September 2002
A year on from the destruction of the World Trade Centre in New York in September 2001, Margaret McHugh, who lost her daughter Anne Marie in the attacks, attends a memorial ceremony in Dublin.
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern TD photographed overlooking the entrance to the Taoiseach's Office as he made his way to Leinster House for the Order Of Business in May 2001.
The US president Bill Clinton addresses a crowd in the Border town of Dundalk, Co Louth, before going on to Belfast for peace-process meetings in November 2000.
A boy at a bonfire in east Belfast makes a pointed gesture on the eve of the annual Protestant celebration of the 12th of July in 2000.
The scene on Inch Strand in West County Kerry yesterday where 180 fishermen participated in the Dingle Penninsula Daiwa Pairs organised by the Surf Angling Match Federation in October 2000.
The RUC run to remove a loyalist protestor who attempted to crawl through the barbed wire barriers at Drumcree Church when Portadown Orange Order members and other Loyalists from all over Northern Ireland were prevented from marching through the Catholic working class Garvaghy Road, Portadown in July 2000.