Walking in the woods near Lough Hyne, West Corka
Taoiseach Brian Cowen T.D. at his first major function and former First Minister of Northern Ireland Dr. Ian Paisley at one of his last major functions during the USNI Invest Northern Ireland conference in Parliament Buildings, Belfast
Queen Elizabeth meeting Ronan O'Gara and other members of the Irish rugby squad at Hillsborough Castle to celebrate the team's Grand Slam season. 7.5.09
A flock of Oystercatchers fly over a choppy Dublin Bay off the Shelly Banks, Dublin.
Hotel Ballymun, which opened as an artwork in Thomas Clarke Tower, before its demolition.
Bertie Ahern emerges from Dáil Eireann after being elected Taoiseach for a third term.
Justice Catherine McGuinness speaking at the launch of a Barnardos campaign to insert rights for children into the constitution.
Thomas Pakenham, historian and arborist, in his library at Tullynally Castle, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath.
A show of hands during the taxi protest over the issuing of taxi licences on Merrion Square in Dublin, March 2009.
Guests at a Lisbon Treaty business lunchon of the newly created European Chamber of Ireland in the RDS shortly before the second referendum on the treaty. 10.9.09
The Green Party chairman, John Gormley (left), confronts the leader of the Progressive Democrats, Michael McDowell, on the hustings in Ranelagh, Dublin, in May 2007. Gormley was contesting the PD claim that a Green Party in government would increase corporation tax
Clara Salinger, Clifford Walron, Neil Quinlan and Johnny Duff of St Oliver Plunkett's School, Monkstown, Co Dublin, perform a welcoming ceremony in April 2004 for countries newly admitted to the European Union
Clonycavan Man, the Iron Age body found in a bog in Co Meath in 2003, after preservation work at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin, in January 2006
Professor Michael Porter speaks on business strategy at the IMI conference centre in Dublin in October 2003
Brother Columbanus Deegan on Tramore strand, Co Waterford, in June 2004 on the eve of his return to Normandy for the 50th anniversary commemoration of the invasion. The D-Day veteran holds a photograph of himself as an RAF airman
Ireland's Cian O'Connor on his way to victory riding "Irish Independent Casper" in the Puissance Compedtition at the Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show at the RDS in Dublin in August 2002.
The folklorist Dr Éamon Lankford at work on Cape Clear Island, Co Cork, in 2003 during a research project on place-names in Cork and Kerry
Joe Kernan, manager of the Armagh Gaelic football team, celebrates after the All-Ireland final at Croke Park in September 2002, his team having beaten Kerry to win an historic first title for the county
Paul Abayomi, wearing a blood-stained jacket following an assault in Dublin city, joins with other asylum seekers in an anti-racism demonstration on O'Connell Street in April 2000
Pilgrims carry a 24-foot cross up Knockshee mountain, Co Down, on Good Friday, April 1993
A displaced child on a hillside having crossed the Kagera River into Tanzania during the civil war that followed the genocide in Rwanda in May 1994
Garda Jim Brennan; David Alcorn, the presiding officer; and Donal î Dufaigh, a radio reporter, return from Inishfree Island to Burtonport, Co Donegal, with the General Election ballot box, containing two votes, in November 1992