A surfer takes in the last of the evening surf at Camp County Kerry
Stephen Donnelly at a Social Democrats press conference the party which he founded and left shortly after.
A child at his apartment window in the unfinished estate of Belmayne, Dublin.
Helena O'Donovan's children Harry (7) and Robyn (2) react with delight and shock when a sea lion pops up to say hello in Dublin Zoo
Lulu, a 14-year-old Cavalier, arrives in style for the Pet Picnic in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, hosted by Cara Rescue Dogs
Karolina Drelich returns to Thornfield square apartments, after a lucky escape from a fire the night before.
Spring lambs on David and John Bakers Farm in Naul Co Dublin.
Cherry Blossoms, Herbert Park.
Breakfast time at Darina Gibson's house in Dublin.
The Ard Ri Hotel in Waterford has been abandoned by its owners. Now stripped, rotting and vandalized beyond recognition, the once thriving hotel has become a blot on the city's landscape.
Tony Gregory's remains are carried from his home in Ballybough draped in a starry plough
A male Arctic owl in mid-flight at Dublin Zoo. Arctic owls, now an endangered species, have been bred successfully in the zoo since the late 1800s.
Competitors take the plunge near Dublin's Rory O'More bridge at the start of the 85th annual Liffey Swim in September 2005
A scene from the Trinity Ball, Dublin in May 2005.
A man and woman escape the February chill in the Simon Community's emergency night shelter in Harcourt Street, Dublin, in 2004