Artist, Mick O'Dea joined by some of the people he will paint for an evolving festival portrait including Garry Hynes, Aisling O'Sullivan, Derbhle Crotty and Eugene Downes.
Miley Cyrus performing on stage in Dublin
Tiger Woods on the 18th Fairway, during the American Ryder Cup Team practice round, at the K Club, Co. Kildare.
Democratic Unionist Party MLA Sammy Wilson and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams T.D. partake in a ‘Mexican wave’ before the arrival of President Obama in Belfast
Rachel Morrissey (7), from Clontarf, Dublin, winner of the under-9 violin competition, receives the cup from adjudicator Georg Baich, at the ESB Feis Ceoil
Cliff diver Anna Bader diving from North Bank Lighthouse, Dublin Bay, in preparation for the Diving World Series
Adrian Marshall, from Booterstown, exercising his dog, Willow, on Sandymount Strand, Dublin
Gardai sit and reflect at the State Funeral of murdered colleague, Garda Anthony (Tony) Golden, at St. Oliver Plunkett Church, Blackrock, Co. Louth.
Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter TD, sits using his phone while Gardai surround his car, after it was blocked by protesters from entering the gates of the Dail, Dublin.
Fine Gael Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Labour Tanaiste Joan Burton, embrace with other TD's at Dublin Castle, during the results of the Referendum on Marriage Equality.
Children look on as the Garda forensic team examine the scene at Croftwood Gardens, Cherry Orchard, Dublin, where a six-year-old was shot
Chris Moran, from Co. Mayo climbs Croagh Patrick, in his bare feet on Reek Sunday. The Mass was cancelled for the first time in its history due to the weather.
A Galway supporter near the end of game, as Kilkenny beat Galway in the All Ireland Senior Hurling Final replay at Croke Park.
Leader of the Labour Party, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore T.D. with Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton T.D. at the ‘wrap-up press conference’ of Labour's referendum campaign
Professor Kevin B Nowlan, veteran conservationist pictured at his home in Dublin ahead of his 90th Birthday.
Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick was sent forward for trial, pictured leaving the courts after he was served the books of evidence.
Declan Mee, from Blackrock, Dublin,( but living in Berlin) teaching at the Dublin Circus Festival, at Larkin Hall, Cathal Bruagh Street, Dublin.
A kestrel takes away it's prey (a rat) along the Bull Wall, Dollymount Dublin.
The Twins festival in Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan.
"Megan Campbell after receiving her Junior Certificate results at St. Mary’s Holy Faith Convent, Glasnevin, Dublin "
Elected. Fine Gael's Richard Bruton is lifted shoulder high after topping the poll in Dublin North Central election court.
The world's most distinguished soccer referee, Pierluigi Collina of Italy, answers questions during a function in Dublin City University in January 2004
Pat Roe of Laois and Tommy Dowd of Meath tussle during a Leinster Football Championship game at Páirc Tailteann, Navan, in June 1994